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Call for Conference Papers

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“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, […]

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Tim Kelley to Receive Theodore Debs Award

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Debs in Our Voices: a Community Reading

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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 […]

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Passing of J. Robert Constantine

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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 […]