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    • Sycamore 1978

    • College yearbooks; Student organizations; Students; Athletes; Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Universities & colleges;
    • An annual yearbook written and published by the students of Indiana State University.
    • Analyst 1978

    • Laboratory schools; Students; Teachers; School children; Schools; School yearbooks; High schools; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Indiana State University;
    • An annual yearbook commemorating the activities and students of the Laboratory School.
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Floating; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of mysterious fog in Vigo County Indiana in Terre Haute collected by Pam Townsend. According to legend, a mysterious fog floated around the informant's house. When it left the next day, it left some...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is John Plascak's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Earl Tamar. According to legend, a girl was involved in an accident that decapitated her near this hill. Now one can see a...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Supernatural; Axes;
    • Tamrah L. Turner's transcribed interview of Chris Turner's account of the local legend of the Hatchet Man.
    • Licked hand, Clark County, Illinois

    • Dogs; Blind persons; Criminals;
    • Tamrah Turner's typewritten variant of The Licked Dog urban legend as collected by herself. In this variant, a blind girl stays home with her seeing eye dog while her parents go out for the evening. When her parents return home, they find the...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bryan Delph's transcribed interview of Mike Markley about gypsies. According to Markley, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. Before he died, he promised his wife that he would come back on the anniversary of his...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Paul Tucker's transcribed interview of Kurt Auzins about gypsies. According to Auzins, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. The man's last name was Ziko. Mrs. Ziko would frequently bring food and treats to her...
    • Murdered spouses, Paris, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Witches;
    • Devon Scobee's transcribed interview of Charles Toma about murdered spouses in Paris, Illinois. According to Toma, a family from Paris, Illinois, lived in a large house and people thought that the mother and daughters were witches. Rumor had it...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Brian Joeston's transcribed interview of Bruce Branch about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Branch, a kid on a bicycle was hit by a car and killed. He hit the wall, and now his face is on the wall and you can hear him...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Brian Joeston's transcribed interview of Rick McFall about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to McFall, a kid hit the wall after being hit by a car. Now, on hot nights you can hear the wall moaning.
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • Devon Scobee's transcribed interview of Lanni Clifford about a person who went insane after the death of her child. According to Clifford, a woman's husband died and then her son served in World War II. She got notification of her son's death and...
    • Cadaver arm, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Hands; Mentally ill persons;
    • Charles Toma's transcribed variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Devon Scobee. In this account, a girl goes crazy after her friends play a prank on her using the hand of a recently deceased old woman.

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