Francis Steiner Papers (1918-1920)
Francis Steiner Papers
Private Steiner, a communist and conscientious objector, was sentenced to death for refusing military orders in WWI. Sentence was commuted to 15 years hard-labor by President Harding. Consists of 66 Steiner letters written from prison to his sisters and mother.
The materials are in English.
University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center), Joseph A. Labadie Collection