Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated April 26, 1878, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for for his opinion on Herbert Spencer's "Unknowable" speech and advisement on the publication of a new...
Two-page letter dated July 15, 1846, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Lowell, Massachusetts, discussing Bradburn's reports on schools in Nantucket and a speech made by Fletcher Webster.
African American children--New York (State)--New York; African Americans--Education--New York (State)--New York; Public Schools--New York (State)--New York; Schools--New York (state); Slavery--New York (State)--New York
These records cover the latter portion of the African Free-Schools' existence, ending two years before oversight for the schools was transferred to the Public School Society. They relate to classroom observation, student performance, behavior and...
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...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter dated July 6, 1860, from J. H. Fowler [possibly James Hackett Fowler] in Cambridge [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston], disucssing a speech made by J. L. M. [Jabez Lamar Monroe] Curry, a printed copy of which...
Disasters;Fire;Barrels;Coats of arms;Flags;Hills;Logs;Reflections;Ropes;Ship equipment & rigging;Smoke;Smokestacks;Wreaths;People;Passengers;Black & white postcards;Rowboats;Ships;Steamboats;Panoramic views;Harbors;
The maritime scene at the Hoboken pier fire of 1900. In this disaster, notorious in its day, the piers of the North German Lloyd [Norddeutscher Lloyd] line in Hoboken caught fire, with the flames quickly passing to four vessels of the line; the...
First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace
Received at 1554 Richmond Terrace
West New Brighton, S.I., N.Y.
B5 NY AD
SD New York NY 7
May 8, 1917
Mr Edwin Markham
West New Brighton NY
Strong group representing labor socialism peace religion politics plans first American Conference for...
Jan 18, 1920.
My dear Percy Sickney Grant:
We are all watching with keen interest the swirl of events connected with free speech, and the swirl has especial interest for we since you are involved in it. I am aware of your brave and honorable words;...
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
Newspaper article about a visit by New York Mayor Jimmy Walker to Staten Island. During his speech, he praised John B. Johnston and remarked "how jealous I am of you that you can vote for him and I cannot."
C/o Psychology Publishing Company
17 West 60th Street.
New York City.
June 15, 1926
Dear Mr. Markham,
A new monthly magazine is about to be born. Henry Knight Miller and Arthur H. Howland are behind it, and I am helping them to get it out. It is...