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    • Oral history: Adams, Morris

    • Oral history; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Interviews; Pyramid Coal Corporation (Terre Haute, Ind.); Zeigler Coal Holding Company (Fairview Heights, Ill.);
    • Morris Adams of Clinton, Indiana, is an operating engineer for coal companies in Indiana and Illinois. Adams was employed by the Pyramid Coal Company and the Zeigler Coal Company and he worked at the Mount Pleasant, Thunderbird, and Viking mines.
    • Bogart, Guy, 1921-09-29

    • Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/29/1921. Writes that he wants to once more clasp Eugene V. Debs's hand. Says that the world has changed a lot since 1914. Tells Eugene V. Debs that there are too many people who speak of the newer social order as a...
    • Abbott, J. E. 1925-02

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933;
    • Form letter to J. E. Abbott, George Adams, Daniel C. Adams, H. L. Arnold, Charles Bonsall, J. Q. Boring, W. P. Borland, Mary D. Bright, Phil S. Brown, P. J. Dills, Dan P. Farrell, James W. Fawcett, Kate Crane-Gartz, Robert Hunter, Anna Hoffman...
    • Bogart, Guy 1921-09-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942;
    • Letter to Eugene V Debs, 09/29/1921. Writes that he wants to once more clasp Eugene V. Debs's hand. Says that the world has changed a lot since 1914. Tells Eugene V. Debs that there are too many people who speak of the newer social order as a...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Light; Decapitations; Supernatural; Ghosts; Hills;
    • This is Eddy Adams typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Becky Adams. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing car...
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1940-02-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books; Biography; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/9/40. Says that he came across a pleasant reference to Eugene V. Debs in Samuel Hopkins Adams' new book on Warren Harding. Writes that Adams worked for the NEW YORK SUN right before he began writing for that paper....
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1940-02-20

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Prison sentences; Political prisoners; Pardon; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 2/20/40. Says that while Samuel Hopkins Adams has been "most kind and more than generous in his estimate" of Eugene V. Debs "and his characteristics," he wrongly depicts Warren Harding "as a charming personality, a kind,...
    • Adams, D. C. 1921-08-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Pardon; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Adams and Sons Farmers and Stockmen stationery, 08/19/1921. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs will soon be released from prison.
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Andrea Thompson's transcribed interview of Alice Adams about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Adams, the family who lived near the wall lost their baby and buried it there. When they built the road through there, crews cut...
    • Face in the wall

    • Faces; Walls;
    • Becky Adam's transcribed personal interview about a face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Adams, on Brown Avenue, there is a stone wall with stones placed to make out a face.
    • Adams, D. C. Mrs. 1945-04-22

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Death;
    • Letter to Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper, 4/22/1945. Writes that she is sorry that she did not make it to Theodore Debs's funeral. Tells Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper that they should visit her and her family.
    • 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...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Carriages & coaches; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Alice Adams's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected Andrea Thompson. According to legend, a woman had an argument with her husband and she left the house. The husband came after...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Crying; Lights; Supernatural;
    • This is Dustin Adams' typewritten account of the legend of crybaby bridge in Knox County near Vincennes, collected Michelle Wilkerson. According to Dustin, he ventured to crybaby bridge and saw some ghostly tail lights.
    • Cadaver arm, Knox County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Maureen Adams's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Ronald Mullen. In this account, a woman goes into shock after her friends play a prank on her involving a fake arm.

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