History

Debs Documentary Now Streaming

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Click here to watch The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs from WFYI Indianapolis Alternately loved and reviled, Eugene Victor Debs was a passionate labor leader, a progressive political figure, and a formidable speaker in a time of great change in the United States. WFYI’s new documentary, The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs, tells the story of this […]

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Call for Conference Papers

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UPDATE: Due to the ongoing issues of the COVID19 pandemic the organizers have decided to reschedule this conference from its original November 2020 date to April 9-10, 2021. “While There Is A Soul In Prison, I Am Not Free” The History of Solidarity in Social and Economic Justice Sponsored by the Eugene V. Debs Foundation, […]

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Upcoming Vonnegut Events at the Debs Museum

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Join us at the Debs Museum for two events connecting Debs to another Hoosier iconoclast, Kurt Vonnegut. Both events are free and open to the public. Questions? Contact the Debs Museum by calling (812) 232-2163. Unity Study Circle: Kurt Vonnegut Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm All are invited to a special meeting of the […]

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Debs Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Debs Day

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June 15th, 10:00 am — 5:00 pm Eugene V. Debs Museum, 451 North 8th Street Contact: Allison Duerk, Debs Museum Director (812) 232-2163 or allison.duerk@debsfoundation.org “Manifestly the spirit of ‘76 still survives. The fires of liberty and noble aspirations are not yet extinguished.”   — Eugene V. Debs, “Liberty” (1895) The Eugene V. Debs Foundation will […]

History

Borders and Immigrants Tour

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Saturday, December 22nd at 12:00 pm “Borders and Immigrants” is the first of a series of themed tours of the Eugene V. Debs Museum. This tour explores how immigration shaped Debs’ life and work, from his French immigrant parents, to his dynamic stances on immigration policy, to immigrants’ myriad contributions to the labor movement and […]