The Forgotten Comrade: Margaret Haile January 31st at 4 pm Eastern Margaret Haile co-founded the Socialist Party of America and was the first woman to run for legislative office in Canada. But who was she, really? Precious little is known about this pioneer socialist and associate of Eugene V. Debs. Join us in welcoming guest […]
Update: The recorded and captioned program is now available to stream at this link. 100 years ago, Eugene V. Debs made his fifth and final bid for the presidency as Convict No. 9653. Imprisoned for condemning war, Debs campaigned from his Atlanta prison cell on issues that still resonate today: “real democracy and self-government and […]
One June 20th, 2020, the Debs Foundation and Museum hosted our third annual (and first virtual) Debs Day. Twenty-seven readers, from Los Angeles to New York, Atlanta to Chicago, and back to Terre Haute, brought Debs’ words to life with a virtual reading of his prison writings, Walls and Bars. Other relevant texts were included, […]
Join us! On June 20th, the Debs Foundation will recognize Debs Day and present Debs in Our Voices: Walls & Bars. This event will take place from 12-2 pm EDT via Facebook Live on our page, facebook.com/EugeneVDebsFoundation. Together, we will read selections from Walls & Bars and reflect on how Debs’ words speak to us […]
Update 6/22/2020: The screening has been rescheduled for TONIGHT, June 22nd at 7:30 pm Eastern. Tune in with us at live.berniesanders.com! Update 6/5/2020: This event has been postponed indefinitely; watch this page and the official Facebook event page for further announcements. Update 5/29/2020: Senator Sanders’ team has rescheduled this livestream event to Friday, June 5th […]
The WFYI Documentary “The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs” is now available from our gift shop! Get your copy today!
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 […]
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 […]
Many thanks to Patrick Kerin of Buckeye Muse for his kind weblog review of the Eugene V. Debs Historic Home and Museum.
Thank you to Marissa Schmitter of the ISU Statesman for a wonderful piece on Eugene V. Debs and the Debs Home. It’s always great to receive some media attention. Read the article!