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...
Depositions--Virginia; Trials (Assault and battery)--Virginia; Indians of North America--Virginia
Deposition regarding the case of Benjamin Tucker, charged with "trespass, assault, & battery and false imprisonment" of "Indians" Phillis, Phebe, Eaton, Patt, and Sarah. The testimony, signed by Walker Crutchfield, Clerk of Petersburg District...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
Illustration of two kittens wearing bonnets and sitting and sewing. Verso side: text,"Truth New York has on exhibit in the show window of Collins' Japanese store,$1,500 in presents to be given free to lucky guessers. Go in now and guess!."
July 5th, 1906.
Dear Edwin Markham-
I thank you very much for your kind letter about my play. You say:”There are some things we are all compelled to say nothing about in our plays and novels. I am stating a fact, not arguing a case.” I take it...
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
"My Dear Mother,
As of the the group responsible for the circulars and in justice to holders of lists, with the exception of a few sheets of an old...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church ;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action;Social Action Secretariat
List of sixteen films for viewing during Interracial Justice Week 1964:
Walk in my Shoes
Harvest of Shame
All the Way Home
Brotherhood of Man
Crisis in Levittown
The New Girl
Report from Alabama
A Picture Report on...
Four-page letter dated February 23, 1846, from George Bradburn in Lowell [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts], in which he copies a letter received by James Haughton [?] of Dublin, who discusses Spooner's work, and metions...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The Forgotten Purpose of Jesus.
March 1, 1939
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Edwin Markham:
Don’t you think, because I fail to write you, that I do not often think of you, and wish that I could see you and talk over conditions in the world – conditions...
May 14 1913
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Bless your hearts for promptly reassuring me as to Tiger! Your letter came when I was still wondering whether my friends and readers would understand my writing and printing it. As far as I have heard, the attacks...
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...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 10, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Bangor, Maine, discussing general news of the abolitionist movement, mentioning Gerrit Smith, Mr. [Joshua?] Leavitt, and J. [James?]...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action
Minutes from Interracial Justice Regional Meeting held October 14, 1951 at Manhattanville College.
"The crux of our discussion was whether the most efficient and best way to eliminate prejudice is to present the truth, by appealing to the...