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Home of Eugene V. Debs

Location: 451 N. Eighth Street, Terre Haute. (Vigo County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau and Eugene V. Debs Foundation

ID# : 84.1992.1

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Debs (1855-1926) was leading pioneer in industrial unionism, social reformer, and peace advocate. Founded American Railway Union, 1893; cofounded American Socialist Party, 1900; and ran five times for United States presidency. Home built in 1890; declared National Historic Landmark, 1966.

Keywords

Business, Industry, and Labor, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Politics