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Object ID i.2.25-27
Object Name Letter
Date 1890/08/15
Description Letter written to Mrs. L. Gillette, Secretary Nationalist Club, Des Moines, Iowa from Ferd D. Festner of New Orleans, Louisiana.He read a notice in "Socialist" that "Nationalist Investigation Club" of Des Moines, Iowa was willing to start a colony founded on principles of E. Bellamy's "Looking Backward". He states he is a zealous Socialist or by American name Nationalist. He requested a response and offered his services.
People Festner, Ferd D.
Gillette, Mrs. L
Bellamy, Edward (1860-1898)
Search Terms Investigating Club
"Looking Backward"
Proposed Colony
Socialist
Kaweah Cooperative Colony