• Creator
  • Litchman, Mark M., 1887-1960
  • Created Date
  • 1923
  • Description
  • In this letter from Mark Litchman to Adella Parker Bennett, written August 26, 1923, Litchman sends Bennett a detailed reply to her letters from Moscow with extensive news about the labor movement in Seattle and other events of note. He begins by thanking her for her letters, and informing her about local reactions to the publication of some of her descriptions of Russia, as well as to the copy of Pravda sent in July. Litchman offers his opini... more
    In this letter from Mark Litchman to Adella Parker Bennett, written August 26, 1923, Litchman sends Bennett a detailed reply to her letters from Moscow with extensive news about the labor movement in Seattle and other events of note. He begins by thanking her for her letters, and informing her about local reactions to the publication of some of her descriptions of Russia, as well as to the copy of Pravda sent in July. Litchman offers his opinion about how events and the reports from Russia may be moving the new U.S. President, Calvin Coolidge, to extend official recognition to the Soviet Union. He is glad that the German "uprising" failed, as he expects a second attempt in the winter will be much more successful, given the impact of the weather on the mobility of the French military. According to Litchman, the death of President Harding was of little importance to Americans, and the opinion is still out about Coolidge, though his anti-labor sympathies are well-known. He comments at... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 150 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011