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  • All fields: 1995-03-14
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    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Prohibition; Mafia;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed account of rumors she heard about Al Capone as a child in Clinton, Indiana. Capone was rumored to have stopped in Clinton, Indiana, frequently for bootlegged alcohol.
    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Prohibition; Abortions; Mafia;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed interview of Hannah Glover about rumors of Al Capone and Rumrunners in Clinton, Indiana. It was rumored that Al Capone brought his girls to a woman in Clinton in order to get abortions.
    • Misers in Fairview, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed interview of David Harris about a miser in Fairview, Indiana. According to Harris, there was an old man who didn't believe in banks so he buried his money in jars in his yard. When he got drunk he would rebury it in other...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • David Harris's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Lisa Vicars. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who was stuffed and placed inside his master's tomb upon his master's death. Supposedly, the dog was placed...
    • Bigfoot, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Shipping;
    • This transcribed account from Jackie Harris as recorded by Lisa Vicars tells of Harris' Uncle Johnny who had seen a giant, brown, shaggy "animal", matching the creature which his coworkers had also seen at the trucking company.

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