March 9, 1910.
Under our present social system, all gifts, like the Rockefeller gift, are commendable. For they recognize the obligation of men to society, and the idea of social obligation is the most important of all ideas that can be impressed...
Slums--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century.
"Fever Nests" refers to areas of the city, usually tenements, in which typhus fever, typhoid fever and smallpox flourished. Image shows Civil War era slums with animals in the streets and an industrial smoke stack in the background spewing smoke.
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Draft of an eight-page letter dated January 20, 1847, from [Lysander Spooner in Winchendon, Massachusetts] to George Bradburn discussing general news of the abolitionist movement and the progress of his writing of a work called "Poverty" and...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Winchendon; Abolitionists--Ohio--Cleveland; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated January 20, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Winchendon [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn discussing general news of the abolitionist movement and the progress of his writing of a work called "Poverty."
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; College publications; National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.); Social action;
Newsletter of the NY-NJ Region of the NFCCS, including articles on the NY-NJ Regional Congress (on the topic of "Poverty and Race"), the holding of a regional caucus to elect officers to vacant posts, and the opening of a Travel Raffle at the...