March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
“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,...
West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
March 9, 1912.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
It has become rather urgently necessary for me to get Mr. Everett’s poems back within the next few days. Of course I want your opinion on them, but I...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report Enlargement;Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894;...
Page 34 of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. This page summarizes and highlights the devastating consequences to Troy if the canal were re-routed to bypass the city.
Letter written by John B. Johnston at the request of Thomas H. Matters, Jr. asking for support but only "if you are convinced or upon fair inquiry shall become satisfied that I will make a just and efficient judge."
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Enlargement; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report
Title page of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. By 1836, the development and economies of cities along the canal route had come to depend on the Erie Canal and its revenue. A proposal made for the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Herman describes how well he and the others have been trained. In the course of training, he has lost 22 pounds and has become a "pretty good shot." He has also been promoted to sergeant. He reassures his father that he will not be reckless and...
Sixth Avenue and 33rd Street. Illustrated cross-section of one of the "Hudson tubes," which are now operated as part of the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) system as well as the Penn station terminal. The two passenger railway tubes were...