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This collection includes personal correspondence, photographs, photograph negatives, photocopies, newspapers, newspaper clippings, education material, military materials, real estate documents, and miscellaneous materials relating to the Haldeman-Julius family and descendants.
Emanuel Julius was born in Philadelphia in 1889. In 1915 he came to Girard, Kansas to work at the Appeal to Reason, then the nation’s largest socialist newspaper. Shortly after he arrived, he married a local bank heiress, Anna Marcet Haldeman (1887-1941), and the two hyphenated their last names. Haldeman-Julius took over the Appeal to Reason in 1919 and began his own publishing company, and is best remembered for publishing the Little Blue Books. Emanuel and Anna had three children, Alice (Haldeman-Julius) Deloach (1917–1991), and Henry Haldeman-Julius (1919-1990), they adopted Joesphine (Haldeman-Julius) Roselle (1910-?). Henry Haldeman and Donna Lou Haldeman-Bott (1929-2004) would have two children, Linda Karel Saxey (1949-2001) and Roger H. Haldeman (1950-1973).
Business and Industry, Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
1 linear foot
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0391
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Saxey Collection of Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, 1889-1993" (2022). Finding Aids. 406.