George And Grace Brewer Papers

Accession Number: 
LP000218
Extent: 
2 linear feet (4 MB)
Date: 
1903-1968, bulk 1906-1916

Correspondence, speeches, lectures, newspaper clippings, union member- ship booklets, newspapers, scrapbooks, and pamphlets collected by Mr. Brewer, chief spokesman for the Socialist Party in the southeastern Kansas region, especially Crawford County (1905-21), and member of the Kansas Legislature (1914-16). Mr. Brewer was also, for a time, traveling secretary to Eugene V. Debs. Subjects include mining strikes and accidents; World War I pacifism and profiteering; Navy League; Socialist Party activities; anti-papism in Detroit and Chicago; Non-Partisan League; southeast Kansas politics; speaking engagements of Eugene V. Debs and George Brewer; and family affairs of George and Grace Brewer. Major correspondents are Eugene and Katherine Debs.

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