Collective Lives/Collective Struggles: The Charter Members of the Debs Foundation

Thanks to many hours of research by Board member Tim Kelley, we now have a history of the founding members of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation, entitled “Collective Lives/Collective Struggles”. This labor of love chronicles not only the beginnings of the Foundation but details about the lives of its charter members. Many thanks to Tim […]

Borders and Immigrants Tour

Saturday, December 22nd at 12:00 pm “Borders and Immigrants” is the first of a series of themed tours of the Eugene V. Debs Museum. This tour explores how immigration shaped Debs’ life and work, from his French immigrant parents, to his dynamic stances on immigration policy, to immigrants’ myriad contributions to the labor movement and […]

Debs Plaque Unveiled in Woodstock

In 1895, following the conclusion of the Pullman Railroad Strike, Eugene Debs served a six months term in the McHenry County Jail located in Woodstock, Illinois. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, a plaque which memorializes the significance of the imprisonment and its impact on the labor movement and the free speech movement in the decades […]

2nd Annual Labor History Tour

The Eugene V. Debs is pleased to announce that Tim Kelley, one of our board of directors, has agreed to lead a walking tour of Eugene V. Debs landmarks and locations of historical interest in the Terre Haute area during the weekend of our annual awards banquet. The tour will run from approximately 1pm until […]

2017 Debs Award Recipient: Jobs with Justice

Congratulations to Jobs with Justice On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Eugene V. Debs Award will be presented to the Jobs with Justice national organization together with its regional and local affiliates. Sarita Gupta, the Executive Director of Jobs with Justice, will accept the Award. The event will begin at 6:00PM with a cocktail hour […]