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Socialist Eugene V. Debs

(Original Caption) For the first time in history a candidate for president has been accepted while the persons was a prisoner in the penitentiary. The unique event occurred Saturday morning at the Atlanta Federal Prison, when Eugene V. Debs, serving the second year of a ten year sentence for violating the espionage Law, formally was notified of his nomination for the presidency on her socialist ticket by a delegation of leading socialists who came from New York to Atlanta for the notification committee. From left to right; Joseph Rhodin, socialist organizer for the southeast; Dr. Madge Stephens of Terre Haute, Indiana. Samuel M. Castleton, Atlanta lawyer; William Norris Feighenbaum, publicity man for the socialist party; Eugene V. Debs; Seymour Stedman Debs running mate for president; Julius Gerber, secretary of the Socialist Party; Jales O'Neal Associate editor of the new York (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) For the first time in history a candidate for president has been accepted while the persons was a prisoner in the penitentiary. The unique event occurred Saturday morning at the Atlanta Federal Prison, when Eugene V. Debs, serving the second year of a ten year sentence for violating the espionage Law, formally was notified of his nomination for the presidency on her socialist ticket by a delegation of leading socialists who came from New York to Atlanta for the notification committee. From left to right; Joseph Rhodin, socialist organizer for the southeast; Dr. Madge Stephens of Terre Haute, Indiana. Samuel M. Castleton, Atlanta lawyer; William Norris Feighenbaum, publicity man for the socialist party; Eugene V. Debs; Seymour Stedman Debs running mate for president; Julius Gerber, secretary of the Socialist Party; Jales O'Neal Associate editor of the new York (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images)
Socialist Eugene V. Debs
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George Rinhart / Contributor
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Corbis Historical
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May 31, 1920
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