July 1st 1918.
Edwin Markham Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue
West New Brighton
We took great pleasure in mailing you some copies of our May number six weeks ago. In it we published your beautiful poem “Slaves of the Drug.” We made it...
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...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Training Ship St. Mary's, New York Nautical School, SUNY Maritime College
Training Ship "St. Mary's" circa 1900. Typed on back "Contributed by Mr. Lewis L. Smith. Whaleboat of St. Mary's manned by crew of cadets heading for N.Y. Yacht Club landing at Foot of East 23rd St. N.Y. City"
Four-page list of "hands on the farm at Terre au Beouf [Boeuf]" [of Louisiana] compiled by S. B. Davis, Mrs. R. Smith, P. C. Wederstrandt, and Henry Thompson. Includes names of 77 slaves listed by gender. List contributed by Thompson also gives...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Customers of the North Side Savings Bank's Wakefield Branch, at 4201 White Plains Rd. and 233rd St., vote for dolls dressed by bank employees. Employees receive U.S. savings bonds as prizes for the dolls that receive the most votes from customers....