Prof. Edwin Markham
Permit me to thank you from the depths of a grateful heart for the brave and awe-inspiring sentiments contained in your poem, “The Man With the Hoe.” It is like nothing else that has even been...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
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...
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...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
Boats; Buildings; Commercial facilities; Industrial facilities; Ladders; Reflections; Signs (Notices); Warehouses; Waterfronts; Black & white postcards; Canals; Windows
A black and white postcard featuring the Beechnut Plant along the Erie Canal in Canajoharie, New York. Three main buildings face the canal. The factory, closest to the viewer, is dominated by glass windows. A few of the windows are open. The...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...