“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
July 13th 1917
Prof. Edward Markham, Treasurer-
West New Brighton, S-I.
My Dear Mr. Markham,
Herewith please find my check for $10- for the general expenses of the Christian Socialist Fellowship, - national. I hope we may be able to keep up our...
Dec. 3rd, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Comrade and Brother:-
Your generous letter containing draft for twenty-five dollars and the promise of an equal amount for our next three special editions was received. We are very...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
September 6, 1920
Your letters, all fillied with tender concern for me, reached my hand and thouched my heart. I understand your point of view. You think doubtless that my happiness depends upon my relation to some church, especially to...
Dear Mrs. Markham,
Here is a little souvenir of the Westfield lunch-party. If you would like more of these photographs, either mounted or unmounted, I can get them at 25¢ apiece.
I am very sorry that Mr. Markham’s name was mixed up in...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I have your last letter in regard to our good friend Nelson, of St. Louis. I did not see him, however, this last time (tho I hear that he has been East again), so forwarded your letter to him at his St. Louis address.
Transcript of letter: July 25 1940 My dear Mr. Klapps: As Mr Brown is in Florida at this time in connection with the financial campaign of the exhibit, we beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of July 15th. Regarding the disposition of the...
The colored postcard shows a slightly angled frontal view of a drawbridge as seen from the embankment on the right side of the canal. The hoisting elements of the bridge are clearly visible in its geometric structure. A second bridge is barely...
Bridges; Truss bridges; Awnings; Buildings; Chimneys; Electric lines; Embankments; Fences; Houses; Masonry; Porches; Railings; Reflections; Roads; Signs (Notices); Stairways; Towpaths; Trees; Utility Poles; Waterfronts; Black & white postcards;...
The black & white postcard shows a view of the Erie Canal, presumably as seen from the right bank. The left side is featured prominently; a towpath that runs alongside the canal is lined by a row of houses. Various stairways lead up to the porch...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Coenties Slip (N.Y.); East River (N.Y.); Canal-boats; Commerce; Inland trade; Family life; Schooners; Illustration
Newspaper engraving found on page 104 of Harper's Weekly, dated February 16, 1884. Because winter travel on the canal was difficult, many canal boats laid up along the New York waterways. This scene depicts everyday activities among the canal...