Kate Debs and the Baurs of Terre Haute

Kate Debs and the Baurs of Terre Haute

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Cunningham Memorial Library, Events Area




(812) 237-2606


A continuation of Michelle Morahn¹s research into the life of Kate Metzel Debs, wife of Eugene V. Debs, the 5-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party and resident of Terre Haute. The paper that resulted from last year's presentation is scheduled for publication by the Indiana Historical Society in this summer's Connections: The Hoosier Genealogist Magazine.

Ms. Morahn along with her research partner, John S. Morahn, have been working on a biography of Kate Debs for the past four years. Michelle is aninstructor in the Department of History at ISU and is Secretary of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation (debsfoundation.org). John is a professional genealogist and researcher.

Special guests are members of the family.

Session will include a books drawing for "Winning the Vote".

Part of Women's History Month Colloquium. Full schedule available at http://www.indstate.edu/cas/MultidisciplinaryStudies/gender-studies/womens-history-month

SPONSORS: Department of Multimedia Studies/Gender Studies Program, Cunningham Memorial Library, Women's Resource Center, Office of the President