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1995 Sept. 17

McCutcheon, Susan

Letter from Susan McCutcheon to Caleb and Hope Foote

Chicago (Ill.) - Jack does not like to travel, but the visit with the Footes "really was worth the whole trip."

Caleb Foote Papers

1945 Mar. 28

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

Letter from A. J. Muste to Caleb Foote

New York (N.Y.) - Detailed response to Foote's concerns about continuing work for the FOR and the future of the FOR. Muste suggests FOR will help Hope during Caleb's imprisonment regardless of whether he remains with the organization.

Caleb Foote Papers

1986 Nov. 8

McCutcheon, John T., Jr.

Letter from John T. McCutcheon, Jr., to Caleb and Hope Foote

Lake Forest (Ill.) - Cal Stillman and he have tried to reach Caleb by phone in vain.

Caleb Foote Papers

1946 May 11

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to Scott Nearing

Berkeley (Calif.) - Inquires about an opening near Nearing that his father-in-law (Don Stephens) mentioned. he and Hope feel that making a "career out of some kind of organizational work like FOR has such serious drawbacks that we don't want to continue in it, although I do want to continue to have some chance for speaking and writing... I do not want to be supported economically by preach... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1945 Mar. 29

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to John T. McCutcheon, Jr.

Richmond (Calif.) - Sends condensed history of his life since summer 1941: moving to San Francisco, work for Fellowship of Reconciliation; marriage to Hope Stephens; draft and resistance in 1943; jail and release; the Draft Board is on him again. Family updates.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 Apr. 4

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to A. J. Muste

San Francisco (Calif.) - Typical incident connected to his work in San Francisco: by-stander attempts to assist in conflict between a colored sailor and four policemen after he was seen talking to a white woman (who may actually have been a "very light Negro"). CORE delegation speaks to Capt. O'Brien about the incident and are told the police are instructed "that all races are the same, that th... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1945 Mar. 22

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to A. J. Muste

Berkeley (Calif.) - Enclosing copies of the newsletter (not present). Asks for FOR support for Hope during his imprisonment.

Caleb Foote Papers

1948 Mar. 15

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Hope Stephens Foote and Caleb Foote to the Collector of Internal Revenue

Arden (Del.) - Variant version: Refusal to pay taxes due "because we are in entire disagreement with the way in which most of the money would be spent. We do not wish our dollars, and the labor they represent, to contribute to American policies which are leading the world towards war." They reject Soviet totalitarianism and Russian aggression, but insists America must abandon militari... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1948 Mar. 13

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Hope Stephens Foote and Caleb Foote to the Collector of Internal Revenue

Arden (Del.) - Refusal to pay taxes due "because we are in entire disagreement with the way in which most of the money would be spent. We do not wish our dollars, and the labor they represent, to contribute to American policies which are leading the world towards war." They reject Soviet totalitarianism and Russian aggression, but insists America must abandon militaristic activities. They are... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Sept. 29

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to Robert Carter

Stockton (Calif.) - Sorry to hear that Carter is in the army. Hopes Jim Crowish won't embitter him "I've often wondered what it is like to be of a minority race, and it's beyond my power of imagination; but maybe pretty soon I'll start to find out what it is like to be of a tiny minority. Your description of your life made me grit my teeth -- for its part and parcel of the hypocrisy of our... more

Caleb Foote Papers