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    • Joseph Benti

    • Celebrities; Journalism; Television news anchors;
    • Cheryl Stryker's transcribed interview of Jane Myers Long about Joseph Benti. Jane Myers Long said that her parents witnessed Benti knock out former Mayor Tucker because the mayor was drunk and kept touching Benti's wife.
    • Misers in Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Susie Cooper's transcribed interview of Linda Collier about misers in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Collier, the Champions were very rich and had a great big house, but they lived in a coal shack so they could count the coal coming out of...
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Michael Mulligan's transcribed personal account of a man who went insane after his wife's death. According to Mulligan, the man went insane after hearing of his wife's death and passed the insane behavior on to his son.
    • Cadaver arm, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Hands; Mentally ill persons;
    • Debbie Bolinger's transcribed variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Carol A. Brown. In this account, a girl go crazy after her boyfriend and his friends play a prank on her involving a cadaver's arm.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Cemeteries;
    • Dave Elliott's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Ed LeBlanc. In this account, Elliott describes cab drivers who encounter a woman waiting at the entrance of a St. Louis cemetery dressed in a wedding gown....
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a manuscript of an oral history interview with Sister Maria about the Faceless Nun at St. Mary-of-the-Woods college in Indiana.
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a typescript of an oral history interview with Cheryl Truitt about the Faceless Nun at St. Mary-of-the-Woods college in Indiana.
    • Gravity Hill, Indiana

    • Hills; Gravity;
    • Eric Nance collected a legend from Kenny Stanfill pertaining to a couple that experienced their parked car rolling up Shrine Hill starting and stopping four times until finally the driver put the car in reverse and drove down the hill.
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Cindy Morgan collected a legend from Steve Nordholt regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.

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