April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
Oct. 26 1906
Dear Mrs. Barnad:
Your heart-warm letter on the crisis in Oklahoma came safely to my hand. I put my work aside in order to respond to your urgent needs. You will find herein a short article on child-labor, which can be shortened or...
April 11th 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Ave.
West New Brighton, N.Y.
As you will see from the enclosed announcement I have recently secured the controlling interest in the “International Monthly, Inc.” and shall henceforth,...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
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...
July 31st., 1912.
Dear Comrade Mras:-
Your note is received. Answering I regret to say that I do not have a copy of Markham’s poem at hand at this moment. Let me suggest that you write to the author himself for it and he can doubtless furnish 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...
March 29, 1920.
Dear Subscriber to the Liberator
Under the title “De-Lousing California” a private bulletin of the Oakland branch of the California Manufacturers’ Association says this:
“Oakland has interdicted the sale of The Liberator, a...
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...
Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated November 2, 1855, in which Spooner disucsses anti-slavery arguments and the distribution of 300 copies of his book, "the Unconstitutionality of Slavery."