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    • Sycamore 1980

    • 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.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Death; Supernatural;
    • This is Keith Gilstrap's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend there is a chain growing out of this tombstone, and if you touch it you will die.
    • Beeson Covered Bridge, Parke County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Parke County; Beeson Covered Bridge (Parke County, Ind.); Signs (Notices); Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of a sign on Beeson Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1906 by Frankfort Construction Company. It originally crossed Roaring Creek in Parke County, and in 1980 was moved to the entrance of Billie Creek...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is June Sullivan's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County in Brazil Indiana, collected by Kelley Sullivan. According to legend, a woman was decapitated in a car accident near this hill. Now the father searches for...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Ralph "Cork" McHargue's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg A. Buickel. According to legend, there is a hill in Clay County where ghostly lights float about.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Karen Phillips's transcribed interview of John Palkovich about Martin Piniak. According to Palkovich, Piniak worked for Youngstown Sheet & Tube in 1930 when the government brought up property taxes. Piniak did not believe in property taxes because...
    • Moonshiners, Indianapolis, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Heather Ackerman's transcribed interview of Edwin Ackerman about moonshiners in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to Ackerman, a man down the road saw a giant snake and his son wanted Ackerman to help kill it. Ackerman's mother wouldn't let him go....
    • Moonshiners, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Gregg Buickel's transcribed interview of Ralph McHargue about moonshiners in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to McHargue, the Springbrook Rod and Gun Club was a big deal during prohibition. Train cars full of alcohol would be delivered there....
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Forrest Stilwell's transcribed interview of Dorothy Stilwell about Abr Lincoln. According to Stilwell, the Stilwell family and the Lincoln family had a falling out at one time.
    • Folk doctors, Rockville, Indiana

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Elizabeth Carrington's transcribed interview of Herbert Thomas about a folk doctor in Rockville, Indiana. According to Thomas, a doctor removed his tonsils in Thomas' home. This was common in that era.

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