Prof. Edwin Markham
Permit me to thank you from the depths of a grateful heart for the brave and awe-inspiring sentiments contained in your poem, “The Man With the Hoe.” It is like nothing else that has even been...
February 24, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you very much for your instant response to my letter, accepting the invitation to speak at the Christian Socialist Fellowship luncheon on...
April 16th, 1920.
Mrs. Robert Mackay, Treasurer,
202 West 108th Street,
New York City.
I take pleasure in sending my check for $1.75 for an autograph copy of Mr. Markham’s new volume of poems. I am also sending reservations for the...
West Brighton, N.Y., June 25, 1923
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty thanks for the copy of The Decay of Capitalistic Civilization, by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, those two explorers who see deep into our social chaos. I am glad to get this news,...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
Jan 26, 1915
Dear Comrade Markham:
We have sent you two formal letters about being on the program of the Conference at Baltimore the last week in Feb., but your note at the bottom of your ballot – probably written before you received the other...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 3, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, inquiring about mutual acquaintances and briefly discussing several of Spooner's pamphlets.
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"Dear 'Reverend' Mother,
There is a rumor going about Saint Louis which is distressing us all very much. I just heard it this evening and am writing...