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    • Nora Craig

    • African American women; African American teachers; Kerchiefs; Women -- Portraits; Lincoln Colored School (Princeton, Ind.);
    • Portrait of a black woman identified as Nora Craig. She is wearing a kerchief around her neck .
    • Otto Newman

    • Men's clothing; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Portrait photographs; Men -- Portraits; Watch fobs;
    • Photograph of Otto Newman in two different poses. In one pose, he is holding an open magazine. Both poses are formal and he is sitting. He is wearing a suit with a tie which has a stripe going down the middle. He has a handkerchief in his pocket...
    • Meridith Harley

    • Children -- Portraits; Wicker furniture; Infant's clothing;
    • Studio photograph showing a smiling baby in a white dress sitting up in a wicker bassinet with handles on the side.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Accidents; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Susan Gregory's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a light shined on a friend of the informant and later that friend died.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Cemeteries; Tree stumps; Supernatural;
    • This is Dale Burkitt's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Larry Ligget. According to legend, there is a graveyard near Spook Light Hill where the gravestones look like tree stumps...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Accidents; Decapitations; Light; Ghosts; Hills; Supernatural;
    • This is Phil Driver's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, a woman and her fiance were coming home one night when they crashed their buggy and...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; Accidents; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Paul Dickison's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, a man and his wife were riding into town when they had an accident, and the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Donna Martin's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Janine R. Mullinix. According to legend, there is a grave that will light up if one sits in it.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Light; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is John Slack's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, where a man and his daughter were traveling home when their buggy crashed. The...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural
    • This is Robert Gillogly's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Thomas L.Foster. According to legend, a man and his wife were out walking one night and one died. Now the other...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Decapitations; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Steve Fountain's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a man and a woman were coming home one night on a buggy when the buggy flipped over and decapitated the woman....
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Automobiles; Supernatural;
    • This is Mary Ann Sparks's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Debbie Reynolds. According to legend, some friends went to Spook Light Hill and had a ghostly light fly straight at...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Morris Stewart's transcribed interview of Linda Lanz about Martin Sheets. Sheets was said to have a fear of being buried alive, so there was a phone placed inside his mausoleum in case he woke up.
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Myrtle Sanders about Martin Sheets. Myrtle Sanders states that there is a pipe sticking out of a grave in Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute, Indiana. She said there was a man who was afraid of being...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Bob Milliron's transcribed interview of Vickie Gilbert's account of the telephone in the mausoleum. Vickie Gilbert said that a man from West Terre Haute, Indiana believed that someday he would come back to life and wanted a phone in his mausoleum...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Gloria Walter's account of a mausoleum in Terre Haute, Indiana that has a telephone inside it. The person inside has a telephone because they strongly believed in reincarnation. The phone was installed so...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed account about a man who requested a phone be put in his mausoleum. The man wanted the phone in case he came back to life and needed to call someone to come get him.
    • Cats

    • Cats; Superstitions; Infants;
    • Shana Dennis collected a group of folk beliefs from Amanda Hillenburg Falardeau regarding cats being jealous of, or aggressive towards, or stealing the breath of babies.
    • Woman in fur coat and hat

    • Clothing and dress; Women -- Portraits; Women's hats;
    • Studio portrait of a woman wearing a coat with fur collar and a hat with a bow in the back. She is also wearing a strand of pearls with a loop in the front. Her hair is curly. The name on the side of the negative is either Dalhornor or Dalkorn.

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