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    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Accidents; Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Julie Adams's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Clark County near Charlestown Indiana, collected by Amy E. Smith. According to legend, a woman and her baby were driving and slid off the road. Now one can hear a baby...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Accidents; Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Danny Wilson's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Knox County near Vincennes, Collected by Cathy Kotter. According to legend, there was a car accident on a bridge, and everyone was killed in the impact except for the...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Accidents; Bridges; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Marsha Caudell's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge collected by Cheryl McKinney. According to legend, a family of a father, mother, and baby were driving home one night. The baby and the father were killed in an accident...
    • Good versus evil

    • Accidents; Children; Good & evil;
    • Mitchell C. Chalos collected a legend from Mrs. John Chalos pertaining to two sister in laws that had something tragic happen to them to teach them a lesson.
    • 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

    • 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.
    • Good versus evil

    • Accidents; Good & evil; Catholicism;
    • Janet Wells collected a legend from Mae Ferres pertaining to a man who was in a very bad car accident and was the only one to survive; on his neck was a St. Christopher metal.
    • Binkley coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) newspaper clipping on Joe Marcinko

    • Binkley Mining Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Obituaries; Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white scan which is a newspaper clipping of an unknown source reporting on the death of Binkley Coal Mine # 1 worker Joe Marcinko. According to the article, Joe Marcinko was working as a shot firer (a worker who inserts explosive...
    • Four arches, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Bridges; Arches; Homeless persons; Railroad accidents; Supernatural; Screaming;
    • This is Doug Simonson's typewritten account of a homeless man who once lived in the Four Arches, Putnam County, Indiana. The man was killed by a train and his ghost now haunts the Arches and screams when a train passes.
    • Four arches, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Bridges; Arches; Railroad accidents; Ghosts; Supernatural; Tramps;
    • This is Linda Hillburn's typewritten account of some haunted happenings that occur at the Putnam County Four Arches near Greencastle. According to legend, the ghosts of a group of hobos haunt the Arches.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca Wright's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge, collected by Heather Ross. According to legend, a woman lost her baby over the side of bridge. Now if one drives over the bridge their car will stall and they will hear...
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Bridges; Railroad accidents; Water; Lakes; Monsters; Supernatural;
    • This is Art Robertson's typewritten account of the legend of a blue hole near his hometown of Seymour in Jackson County, Indiana. This tale features two aspects of the blue hole legend, the first being a train that has fallen into the water, and a...
    • Monster legends-white thing

    • Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Ghosts; Legends; Monsters;
    • John Harris collected a legend from David Clark, regarding a white monster's repeated appearance near Gob Hill in Centenary, Indiana, which was the former site of coal mine where sixty-five to seventy miners were buried and died in a cave-in.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Mine accidents;
    • This document is an oral history interview with a retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. This interview discusses mine accidents.

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