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    • Old man Miller

    • Ghosts; Winter; Homicides;
    • Amber Loe collected a legend from Chad Wolfe pertaining to Old Man Miller's house and the legend behind the house which resides in Crown Point, Indiana.
    • Duane Klueh family scrapbook 1957-1958

    • Athletes; Basketball; Basketball coaches; Basketball players; Children; Coaches; Football; Football coaches; Football players; Golf; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Tennis; Track and field athletes;
    • Clippings from local newspapers highlighting Sycamore basketball, Sycamore football, Sycamore baseball, Sycamore tennis, Sycamore track & field, local basketball teams, and local golf outings. There is also an article on the tenth anniversary of...
    • Shedd, Kendrick P 1945-01-11

    • Capitalism; Travel; Socialists; Health;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 01/11/1945. Says that between 1945 and 2000 he wonders if cooperation will replace capitalism. Writes that he and Eugene V. Debs often spoke of their trip to Rochester, New York. Informs Shedd that the most wonderful...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Accidents; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Chad Miller's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lindsay Hutchings. According to legend, there was once a married couple returning home one evening in their buggy. They...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is John Patrick Sitarski's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to legend, a a pair of ill fated lovers died and the girl was decapitated. Now her father...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Missing persons; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Brian Burdick's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to legend, a light appears on Spook Light Hill and nobody is around to cause the light....
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Jake Beck's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to Jake, every time the light at appeared his camcorder would stop working.
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Nancy Latta about Brother Max Lynch. According to Latta, Lynch used to stand in the Quads at Indiana State University and preach to students. Some students heckle him, and other students listen quietly....
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Sheila Thomas about Brother Max Lynch. Thomas had a personal encounter with Lynch where she ended up spitting on him. Lynch harrassed Thomas and her boyfriend, so she spat on Lynch.
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Ron Williams about Brother Max Lynch. Williams and Lynch had an exchange in which Williams answered a question with a different answer than Lynch wanted. Since Lynch made him look bad, Williams went to...
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Jamie Virostko about Brother Max Lynch. According to Virostko, Lynch worked at Indiana State University until he was fired for physically restraining a student to prevent them from leaving Lynch's class...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...
    • Amer Green, Carroll County, Indiana

    • Lynchings; Homicides; Family Curses;
    • Sonia Griffey's transcribed interview of Michael Griffey's account of the story of Amer Green. According to Michael Griffey, Amer Green was accused of kidnapping Luella Mabbitt and killing her. There was a search for Green and he was found in...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Deb Shebish's transcribed interview of Amber Hartke about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Hartke, she and a friend were contacted by her friend's grandfather through an Ouija Board.
    • Ouija Board, Indianapolis, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Mary McNuly and Andrea Phillips' transcribed interview of Janet Conway about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Conway, an Ouija Board predicted her future child's illness.

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