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Claessens, August, 1885-1954; Eugene Victor Debs: A Tribute

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.240 Author/Creator: Claessens, August, 1885-1954; Place Written: Brooklyn, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1946 Pagination: 13 p. ; 21.6 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Eugene Victor Debs: A Tribute" dated 1946. Features an essay by August Claessens profiling Eugene Victor Debs' work on labor movements, as a presidential candidate, his struggle after being incarcerated, speeches. Includes an excerpt from a speech Debs made in Girard, Kansas, May 23, 1908.

People: Claessens, August, 1885-1954
Debs, Eugene Victor, 1855-1926

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: ActivismSocial movementsSocialismLaborWorker's rights

Sub Era: The Fifties

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