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    • Evil eye

    • Evil Eye; Magic; Healing; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca S. Thompson's typewritten variant of belief in the Evil Eye. This document includes the way to bestow the Evil Eye, as well as several methods for dispersing it.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Kevin Brown's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Joyce Hulka. According to legend a young couple was out at the hill, when the woman was lost. The light is the man looking...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Missing persons; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Debbie Smith's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Phyllis Burke. According to legend, a man's daughter went missing and the lights on the hill are her father looking for...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; lanterns; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca S. Thompson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a girl was decapitated in an accident near the hill. Now her father searches for her with a spectral...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Supernatural; Mining;
    • This is Larry Ends's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Ted Chittum. According to the story, Larry first learned of Spook Light Hill when he was in the hospital one night when a...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Decapitations; Suicides; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Kevin Brown's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Joyce Hulka. According to legend, a man killed himself by decapitating himself. The light is him searching for his head.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Automobiles; Supernatural;
    • This is Jake Sheehan's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected Garry Elder. According to legend, he approached the lights and was frightened, but realized that they were cars coming from...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Carriages & coaches; Decapitation; Searching; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Rob Brown's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Duane Benham. According to legend, A man and his wife were riding a buggy home when they had an accident. The crash...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This Art Robertson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, there are lights near the hill that are supposed to be the ghost of an old woman looking for her husband.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Flashlights; Supernatural;
    • This is Marilyn Campbell's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Denise Rutledge. According to legend, the light is a woman's flashlight searching for her husband.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Cindy Mix's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Count Albert Newsom. According to legend, if one is to travel to this hill, they can see floating lights.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Decapitations; Accidents; Automobiles; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Alan Jerk's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Count Albert Newsom. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home in a car and they crashed their car. The wife...
    • Haunted forests, Cass County, Indiana

    • Forests; Supernatural;
    • Mike Fischer's transcribed interview of Dave Iles account of a legend involving a young couple who went out to the woods where a lady who was said to be crazy lived. They heard a lot of noise so the boy went out to see what it was and he never...
    • Haunted forests, Posey County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Trees;
    • Janis Blackburn's transcribed interview of Marijohn Blackburn's account of a legend involving a tree that a man hung himself from and witnesses have seen a man hanging from the tree along with moans and mournful cries in Posey County, Indiana.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ellen Guckien's transcribed interview of Wayne Demkowicz about Martin Piniak. Demkowicz states that in another story he heard, Piniak was very wealthy but didn't like money and gave it all away. It was said that Piniak didn't like what money was...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ellen Guckien's transcribed interview of Wayne Demkowicz about Martin Piniak. Demkowicz tells three different accounts of Piniak. In one account, Piniak lost his money in the stock market crash and went to live under a bridge. In the second...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ellen Guckien's transcribed interview of Jean Demkowicz about Martin Piniak. Demkowicz states that Piniak was rejected by a girl. That is why he rejected any type of social life and began living under a bridge.

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