Oct. 31 1906
My Dear Sir:
I am glad to get your encouraging word concerning my articles on the evils of Child Labor. Perhaps you may feel like sending in your name as a member of our Child Labor Federation. No financial obligation in becoming a...
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
Depositions--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page deposition of John Champneys describing the circumstances surrounding charges of financial support for William Binnie [Junior], the "negro wench Jenny" and her children. Champneys purchased Jenny at "St. Augustine's when the whole property...
That was a good article on your work – where did I see it? In the arena, I think. (Crossed out at the top of the page)
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Nov. 30, 1906
To Mr. N. O. Nelson
My Dear Nelson:
It is very good of you to want to keep me right on...
Oct. 26 1906
Dear Mrs. Barnad:
Your heart-warm letter on the crisis in Oklahoma came safely to my hand. I put my work aside in order to respond to your urgent needs. You will find herein a short article on child-labor, which can be shortened or...
I wish to contribute twenty five dollars to the fund of the Russian Revolutionists. Where ought I to send it? E.M.
Oct 26, 1906
Dear John Martin:
It was blessed to get your ringing word approving my child-labor articles in “The Cosmopolitan.”...
Children;Stores, Retail;Straw work;Hats;Clothing and dress;Millinery;
Illustration of a female child walking with a male child in wheat [or straw field. Male child is carrying sickle. Another child is in the tall vegetation watching the two other children. Verso side: text,"Chas. M. Jacobson, Manufacturer of Hats,...
25 Willow Place,
Jany. 28 – 1911
My dear Mr. Markham:
To solve my ever-pressing bread and butter problem, I have contracted for a long series of lectures extending over the next two years. The manager of the Bureau is anxious to...
Unsigned letter addressed to Mr. Blanchard regarding building plans for the "Copeland Estate at Quincy," discussing the construction of basements and cellars underneath a particular building. Dated Boston, Mary 1856. On back, extensive list of...
Illustration female child scattering feed to chickens that she is holding in her dress or apron. A farm is in the background. Verso side: text,$250 Reward! Will be paid to any person who will inform Crandall, the Child's Benefactor, who it is that...
November 23, 1914.
Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes,
Dear Little Rose:-
I had no idea when I left New York that I would be back again so soon, but I am just accepting an invitation to address the Twilight Club, 37 East 28th...
Illustration of two children on donkey. One child is falling forward as the other child is holding on to her leg. The donkey is falling forward into the grass. Another child watches standing next to a building in the background. Verso side:...
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...
Slaves--New York (State)--Brooklyn; Slavery--New York (State)--Brooklyn
Two-page memorandum regarding the sale of a "negro wench and child sold at publick vendue [sic], to Mrs. Elsworth for eight pound." Includes list of 3 "articles" outlining the terms of sale set forth by executor William Elsworth. Signed by...