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...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
Feb 5th, 1907
W. New Brighten, N.Y.
Your kind letter with enclosure of $6.00 reached us this morning and I want to express my hearty appreciation of your cooperation. We are giving you credit for $5.50 on...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
1419 Bolton St.,
May 31, 1917
Dear Mr. Markham,
When I got home yesterday from my work, I found “California the Wonderful” awaiting me. I should have written you last night but I was away from home on a delightful tour of the...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write the...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
Railroad 'Express' ship shown near the foot of Lincoln Ave. and near the entrance to the Bronx Kills. On the left are railroad yards in the Bronx; and to the right is Rikers island. Shown in the distance is the upper part of the East River and...
Clouds; Flags; Shrubs; Smoke; Smokestacks; Passengers; Black & white postcards; Ships; Close-up views; Rivers
Steamship Hendrick Hudson on the move on the [Hudson] river. Written message in blank space on bottom of card (Please tell the driver he will have no difficulty in locating my house at Brielle. It lies one block back of Union Lane at right angles...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
The back of the postcard has a description, "The Empire State Building, the tallest in the world: 1248 feet from sidewalk to tip of mooring mast. Equal to 102 stories: 85 stories of office space, 62 express elevators; houses twenty thousand people...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
“Dear Reverend Mother,
Thank you very much for the kind invitation I received this morning to attend the Manhattanville Baby Party. John, my three...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated March 5, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, responding to cirticisms of his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and discussing the concept of "free banking" in the United...