Kate Richards O'Hare Letters, 1919-1920 (C3118)

0.2 cubic feet, 2 volumes

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Kate O'Hare's letters to her family, April 20, 1919, to April 8, 1920, published in newspapers, and reproduced in book form April 14, 1920. Mrs. O'Hare, a Socialist reformer, wrote the letters from the Missouri State Penitentiary, where she served a 14 month term for opposing the draft for World War I. They acknowledge gifts and letters, and discuss the Socialist movement, diseases, prison food, heat and ventilation, and mental disturbances of inmates.

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