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    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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 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.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Sally Jo Allen's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Richard L. Brown. According to the informant, she and her father visited when she was a young girl. They ate some food...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Babysitting; Homicides;
    • Cindy Allen's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Sharon Fryar. In this variant, a girl is babysitting for a couple and is reassured by their dog who licks her hand to let her know everything is okay. After hearing a...
    • Ouija Board, Dana, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Danita Allen's transcribed interview of Rick Peters about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Peters, he contacted his dead sister with an Ouija Board.
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Kenneth Allen's transcribed interview of James Watts about an outlaw story from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Watts, there were some boys who were throwing a dog into a fire and when the dog caught fire it ran under the barn. The barn caught...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Sally Jo Allen's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Richard L. Brown. According to this variant, Stiffy was a dog who died protecting his master from a pack of wild dogs. His master then had him stuffed, and he was...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Hangings; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Vickie Allen's typewritten account of a legend about the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a man was wrongfully hanged, and now every year the townspeople add a new link to the chain in his tombstone.

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