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...
Melvin, Floyd J. (Floyd James), b. 1877. Socialism as the sociological ideal
March 23, 1915
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Knowing that you are especially interested in the subject, we take pleasure in sending you under separate cover with our compliments, Melvin’s “Socialism as the Sociological...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Herron, Gorky, now Earle – not to mention Jack London, J. William Lloyd, Elbert Hubbard - it fairly takes one’s breath away!
This whirlwind burst over me as suddenly as over everybody else. I knew nothing of the...
September 7, 1908.
Under separate cover we are mailing you a copy of the last edition of my “Songs of Socialism” I trust that you may find this work interesting and quite an improvement upon the...
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,
We were all greatly disappointed that you were not able to come to Monroe on Sunday. You missed more than you will ever know.
We had a tremendous meeting; all the countryside was out. And Brother Graham and Sister Rose...
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue, West,
New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
I am forwarding you under separate cover a copy of “The Newer Justice” which is published by Ex-Judge McKenzie Cleland, who has practically given over...
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...
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
March 9, 1910.
Under our present social system, all gifts, like the Rockefeller gift, are commendable. For they recognize the obligation of men to society, and the idea of social obligation is the most important of all ideas that can be impressed...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am sending you under separate cover a letter from Mrs. Henry S[?], of Philadelphia. She is a Russian-Jewish lady – a great heart in a little lady.
They want to give you a hint of reception over there. There will be...
The front of the card is divided horizontally into two separate images with two separate captions. The top image shows a boat plying the Hudson River with a large hill and brickyards in the distance on the opposite shore. Presumably, this depicts...
Ceremony establishing Bronx, New York Post Office in the former Bronx Central Annex Building at 149th St. & Grand Concourse. This event inaugurated a separate postal designation from Manhattan for the Bronx. Originally all Bronx mail was addressed...
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...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
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...
Slavery--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New Jersey; Fugitive slaves--New Jersey; Fugitive slaves--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Richard Kingsland of Barbadoes Neck, New Jersey, and his runaway slave, Cuff. Kingsland states that Cuff, has been identified working on a vessel docked at a wharf in New York City, and should be...