Records, 1906-1912.


Records, 1906-1912.

The records consist of a letter book of John C. Chase, the New York State secretary, and a membership roll book. Correspondents include J. Mahlon Barnes, Upton Sinclair, William Mailly, Morris Hillquit, George R. Kirkpatrick, George H. Goebel, John Work, Algernon Lee, and Julius Gerber. The bulk of this correspondence pertains to routine party matters. Other materials in the letter book relate to the gubernatorial and congressional elections of 1906 and 1907, the Moyer-Haywood Conference of January 1907, and Lena Morrow Lewis's speaking tour in New York. The membership roll book contains the names and addresses of party members living in each New York State Assembly District from 1908 to 1912.

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