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    • Sycamore 1985

    • 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.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • A transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Pam Townsend from an anonymous informant. In this account, the informant describes a girl who was killed in a car accident along a certain stretch of road. People now...
    • Indiana State University alumna activies

    • Alumni & alumnae; Women athletes;
    • This program for Reunion Day activities on May 1, 1985 includes both the program for the events of the day and also the lists of names of the surviving members of the Class of 1935, the Golden Years Club, and Emeriti.
    • Indiana State University alumna activities

    • Alumni & alumnae; Reunions;
    • The 50th reunion of the class of 1935 was featured in the June 1985 issue of the Alumni. From left to right in row 1 is Virginia Adams Kenner, Esther Taylor Howard, Margaret Gisolo, Eleanor Forsythe St. John, Wanda Detrick, Lera Miller Yaeger, Mary...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Horses; Light; Ghosts; Hills; Supernatural;
    • This is Karen Goffinet's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County in Brazil Indiana, collected by David Goffinet. According to legend, a man abused horses. He was eventually trampled to death by them after they escaped...
    • Johnny Appleseed

    • Celebrities; Legends; Folk Heroes; People associated with agriculture;
    • Christina Hill's transcribed interview of Judith Hill's account of the origins of the apple orchard on the banks of the Wabash River.
    • Eccentric dirty people, Bloomington, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Baseball; Intoxication;
    • Scott Duncan's transcribed interview of Robert Duncan about Louie Pillson. According to Duncan, Pillson used to go to baseball games and get very drunk. While he was drunk, he would soil himself. No one ever wanted to give him a ride home.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's tanscribed interview of Barbara Folen about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Folen, the Green Man wes shocked somehow and turned green. He would only go out at night because he couldn't go out in the day.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, a little boy was flying a kite and it got caught in power lines. A teenager climbed up to get the kite and got electricuted. The teenager lived, but...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Jackie Sopira about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Sopira, the Green Man only comes out at night. He was turned green after he was "burned by electricity" as Sopira states.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed interview of George Walker about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, the Green Man was very ugly, and he only comes out at night. Sometimes he'll take beers if you leave them for him.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...

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