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    • Le Prade, Ruth 1937-08-15

    • Writing;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Poets' Garden letterhead, 08/15/1937. Writes that she has just finished rereading WALLS AND BARS. Says that she is currently writing a biography about Faith Chevaillier who passed away two years ago. Tells Theodore...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-03-11

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Carl Sandburg on CHICAGO DAILY NEWS letterhead, 3/11/1920. Tells Le Prade that he has been trying to write a poem to Eugene V. Debs but that everything he has done so far he has thrown away. Says that if he is able to finish something...
    • Paris Illinois Union School District No. 95

    • Women physical education teachers;
    • This letter is requesting a refund on the funds that Margaret Gisolo put into the teacher's retirement fund while she worked in the Paris Union School Distrcit from 1937- 1942. After being released from the Navy in 1942, Margaret accepted a job in...
    • Traubel, Horace 1910-03-23

    • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Books;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 03/23/1910. Assures Traubel that he received Traubel's message of love. Says that he wished he was worthy of the tribute Traubel paid to him in the copy of Walt Whitman's AN AMERICAN PRIMER that he sent him....
    • Civil War: George Gegner letter to Lizzie Wayman, September 19, 1864

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Camps; Marching, Soldiers; Letters; Photographs; Uniforms; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 130th (1863-1865);
    • A letter from George Gegner to his future wife, Lizzie Wayman, dated September 19, 1864. Gegner was stationed in Decatur, Georgia at the time he wrote the letter. In the letter, George tells Lizzie that his Regiment made camp in the woods about a...
    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Unidentified flying objects; Lightships; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Meier's typewritten account of a UFO story he knows. According to legend, a lady was walking down the street and these men murdered her and flew away in a UFO.
    • Lusk's Mill at Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.);Mills;Pioneers
    • Two typed pages which contain information on Salmon Lusk and his wife Polly, who settled on one thousand acres on Sugar Creek. They built a mill, which later also had a sawmill attached. In 1847 a great flood washed away the mills.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ellen Guckien's transcribed interview of Wayne Demkowicz about Martin Piniak. Demkowicz states that in another story he heard, Piniak was very wealthy but didn't like money and gave it all away. It was said that Piniak didn't like what money was...
    • Minteer, Edwin D. 1925-02-14

    • Terre Haute Post (Terre Haute, Ind.)
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on TERRE HAUTE POST letterhead, 2/14/1925. Writes that Eugene V. Debs will find enclosed in his letter a clipping from the 2/12/1925 issue of the TERRE HAUTE POST. Says that he was away when the controversy between Roger...
    • Spiritual reincarnation, Morgan County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Plantations; Soldiers;
    • Kathy Hinton is both the collector and the informant in this supernatural legend about a young girl from the civil war passing away from the Yellow Fever. One hundred years later, a little girl formed a strange southern accent and talked of a...
    • Unfinished business

    • Supernatural; Neighbors;
    • Darlene Beckman collected a legend from an unknown informant pertaining to a women that borrowed things from her neighbor and later passed away and returned the neighbors belongings.
    • Ouija Board, Vincennes, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Joel Pugh's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to the source, the spirit from the Ouija Board told friends to go to the stairs if they wanted to see him. When they went to the stairs they...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Meg Cook about Ouija Boards. According to Cook, she used an Ouija Board at a slumber party. The girls there got scared after a little while so they put away the Ouija Board.

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