“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, the Cunningham Memorial Library, and the Department of History at Indiana State University Keynote Address: Peter Cole, PhD., Professor of History at Western Illinois University Date: November 13-14, […]
Long time Debs Foundation board member Tim Kelley will receive the Theodore Debs Service Award at this year’s Debs Foundation Banquet, September 28, 2019. The award recognizes those who have contributed to the Debs board and its mission. Tim Kelley has served on the Debs board for more than 40 years, including as secretary from […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
Thanks to many hours of research by Board member Tim Kelley, we now have a history of the founding members of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation, entitled “Collective Lives/Collective Struggles”. This labor of love chronicles not only the beginnings of the Foundation but details about the lives of its charter members. Many thanks to Tim […]
For those who attended this years’ screening of At the River I Stand and would like a copy of the film, DVDs are available at the Labor Heritage foundation for $40 each.
Woodstock Celebrates, Inc. is hosting a Eugene V. Debs/George Pullman festival in Woodstock on Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 3 November. All events will be free to the public, who would be encouraged to donate for the specific purpose of renovating Old McHenry County Jail. On Saturday morning at 10, the library will show “The […]
Our own Micki and John Morahn’s Debs research was covered in a recent issue of the Terre Haute Tribune Star: “Morahn retold that story and others last month, building a case for a more realistic picture of Kate, wife of the Terre Haute-born activist whose exploits earned him a spot on Life Magazine’s list of […]
Mayor Proclaims June 16 “Debs Day” in Terre Haute June 16, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Eugene V. Debs’ most famous speech in Canton, Ohio and the Debs Foundation of Terre Haute is commemorating the date by offering the public an opportunity to read the speech in their own voices from the porch of […]
Many thanks to Patrick Kerin of Buckeye Muse for his kind weblog review of the Eugene V. Debs Historic Home and Museum.
The Eugene V. Debs Foundation is saddened to report the passing of Professor J. Robert Constantine, the last surviving founder of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation, who passed away at his home in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the age of 93. In 1962, he was the member of a small group […]