New York City,
Sept. 13th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Marklan;
The Humanitarian Cult has organized a branch for the purpose of abolishing capitol punishment. Already some of the most notable men and women have joined the committee. On behalf...
23 Belmont Terrace,
Jan’y 7 – 1905
My Dear Mr. Markham:
There has been established here in Yonkers lately a “People’s Forum”. It is absolutely non-partisan and unsectarian and it’s chief aim if the maintainance...
A meeting is hereby called for 4 P.M. Monday, April 1st, at Room 80 Bible House, to organize a New York Branch of the Christian Socialist Fellowship. A plan has been developed for carrying our message to the New York Churches, but it is necessary...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Anonymous letter sent to alumni and friends of the Sacred Heart Academy and Manhattanville College in opposition to the admission of an African American student:
"Has it come to your attention that Manhattanville College has accepted a colored...
Socialism, Christian -- United States -- Meetings.
April 21, ‘32
Dear Mr. Markham,
I read, with appreciation, the full – page article about you in last Saturday’s “Journal” and the column in yesterday’s “Herald Tribune.” It is good to know, old friend, that you are still so active,...
Aug. 6, 1901
Dear Mr. Markham,
Many thanks for your kind note, received at Indianapolis on the eve of our most successful Socialist Convention. We expect to get our little magazine out on Sept. 15, and shall use your poem on the first page of the...
Awarding of gold medal to John L. Wade, tug boat captain, for his role in saving life on the occasion of the burning of the steamer General Slocum on June 15, 1904. Also included is a verbatim copy of the text of Capt. Wade's first hand account of...
Box 1061 Santa Fe NM
You have not acknowledged my regretful resignation but I suppose it reached you. I had another copy of this note made for you here it is:
(Mrs. Ford[?] who is offering a prize for the best...
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...
Hospitals;Fire Insurance;Events;Police Dept.;Military Training
Describes needs of Fordham Hospital, reduced fire insurance rates, an orphans outing at Clason Point, police activities along Third Ave, armory military lectures and a training camp at For Schuyler. In--Minutes of Directors Meetings, Vol. 5, pp....
Document of 4 sheets listing ca. 470 names from Rhode Island, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Indiana, Ohio, New Jersey, and Maine who attended business meetings at the Concert Hall, 406 Broadway, Boston.
February 5, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you for your beautiful letter and I assure you that it is deeply appreciated. There are only going to be a few who will...