April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
Dear Mr. Markham,
We were all greatly disappointed that you were not able to come to Monroe on Sunday. You missed more than you will ever know.
We had a tremendous meeting; all the countryside was out. And Brother Graham and Sister Rose...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
July 4, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
On May 30, I mailed to you a cheque for $2.60 to pay for the copy of “California the Wonderful” that you had to so kindly sent to me. I should not trouble you to acknowledge receipt; but I have just received from...
August 29, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton,
I have great pleasure in sending you a copy of the September “international” with the sonnet addressed to you by that great poet, Mr. John Jerome Rooney....
June 19, 1940
Dear Dr. Hampton;
I wrote last year an article in the Sunday American on Mr. Markham’s poem, Russia, Arise, which he dedicated to me and what it brought about in Russia today. I hope you read it. I have same subject more elaborately...
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...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
May 16, 1938 Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"Dear Mother Dammann,
I wish to thank you for your kind invitation to the blessing of Mary Moran Memorial Hall on Wednesday, the...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated December 26, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], expressing desire to distribute his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] to members of the United States...
Three-page letter and envelope dated March 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland in Texarkana, Arkansas [Texas], to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, notfying of his whereabouts and giving his new address. McFarland also writes that "in order to...
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Front caption reads "LIFTBRIDGE WATERFORD N.Y." The main feature of the postcard is a canal boat in the Champlain Canal named "WONDER of NEW. YORK." (with a decorative mark on the right side of that moniker). There appear to be three men on the...
Photo of Erie Canal at Waterford, NY. The photo appears to be taken from the embankment, surveying a canal boat passing under a walking bridge. The name on the back of the boat reads "Wonder - New York." Several passengers can be seen standing...