West New Brighton, N.Y.
June 30, 1928
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty and highest thanks for your comrade greetings on my seventy-sixth birthday. I shall long remember your words, “live many years to disturb the existing order of...
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...
View of park fountain behind Borough Hall. This fountain was originally in City Hall Park and was moved to the Bronx. Note the neighborhood apartment buildings, stores and advertising in the background.
Military retreats;Air warfare;Military discharges;
Bill discusses the recent air raid over Barcelona which killed hundreds of women and children, but didn't attack the boats in the harbor. He mentions that the International Brigades will be clearing out of Spain in the next six weeks, and he...
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.