[Telegram] 1917 May 8, New York, NY [to] Mr. Edwin Markham

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Title

[Telegram] 1917 May 8, New York, NY [to] Mr. Edwin Markham

Subject

First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace
People’s Council of America for Democracy and Peace
Socialism.
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975

Description

Telegram sent to Markham informing him about the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace. Topics to be discussed at conference include: taxation, foreign alliances, free speech and more.

Creator

Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

Source

Edwin Markham Archive, Horrmann Library

Date

5/8/1917

Contributor

Wagner College, Staten Island, NY

Rights

Please contact the Horrmann Library at Wagner College for rights to use this digital image.

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Language

eng

Type

Text

Identifier

BalchE1

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Text

Received at 1554 Richmond Terrace
West New Brighton, S.I., N.Y.
B5 NY AD
SD New York NY 7
May 8, 1917
Mr Edwin Markham
West New Brighton NY
Strong group representing labor socialism peace religion politics plans first American onference for democracy and terms of New York May thirtieth basis of invitation to be acceptance in principle of following speedy and universal peace no indemnities no annexations no foreign alliances international organization after the war statement of terms by our government opposition to conscription democratization of diplomacy defense of free speech and press opposition to lowering industrial standards heavy taxation of war industries and incomes may we use your name on call for conference please reply wire collect room nine hundred 70 fifth ave New York.
Emily Balch,
Joseph Cannon, Morris Hillquit, Judah Magnes
Louis P Lochner, Secretary.
9am

Date Digital

2009

Digitization Specifications

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Citation

Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 , “[Telegram] 1917 May 8, New York, NY [to] Mr. Edwin Markham,” Wagner College Digital Collections, accessed January 21, 2022, https://wagnercollections.omeka.net/items/show/5018.