First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace
Received at 1554 Richmond Terrace
West New Brighton, S.I., N.Y.
B5 NY AD
SD New York NY 7
May 8, 1917
Mr Edwin Markham
West New Brighton NY
Strong group representing labor socialism peace religion politics plans first American Conference for...
Postal service;Postal service employees;Correspondence;War;Sunburns;Machine guns;Cannons;Military life;
Jim describes to his mother the excitement of receiving mail and, as he writes the letter, the postman is standing on a barrel calling out recipients' names. Jim says that he just stepped outside and he can hear the cannon fire and see flashed on...
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Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
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