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    • Outlaw legend, Cory, Indiana

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    • V.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Ruda Luther about an outlaw. According to Luther, when asked if he felt bad about shooting someone, the anonymous shooter said no, but he did feel bad about kicking the man after he was on the ground.
    • Outlaw legend, New Orleans, Louisiana

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    • Rebecca Jones' transcribed interview of Ott Ratliff about a bad guy in New Orleans, Louisiana. According to Ratliff, he and a friend were driving and stopped at a well. They heard a woman screaming like she was being killed, so they went to see...
    • Outlaw legend, Princeton, Indiana

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    • Gene Briner's transcribed personal account of bad guys in Gibson County, Indiana. According to Briner, there was a murderer who escaped from the Gibson County jail in Princeton, Indiana, and was prowling out around Briner's house and his...
    • Outlaw legend, East Chicago, Indiana

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    • Linda Kiraly's transcribed interview of Robert Wood Komara about an outlaw story from East Chicago, Indiana. According to Komara, his great-grandfather was as strong as a bull. One night he had a few too many to drink and fought twelve guys after...
    • Outlaw legend, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

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    • David White's transcribed interview of Bill Price about an outlaw legend from southern Illinois. According to Price, there were outlaws who would rob travelers and throw their bodies into the river afterwards. This all took place near Cave-In-Rock,...
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

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    • 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...
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

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    • John Lane's transcribed interview of Rodney Dowell about Simon Gurdy. According to Dowell, Simon Gurdy was captured by Indians and became a cannibal. Mothers would warn their children not to go in the woods or they could be caught and eaten by...
    • Outlaw legend, Kentland, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Kandis Koppen's transcribed interview of D. Joe Bower about an outlaw story from Kentland, Indiana. According to Bower, there was a swampy area near Kentland, Indiana, and people would steal horses and take them to an island in the swamp before...
    • Outlaw legend, Cannelton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Oscar Dixon about some outlaws. According to Dixon, the Bucktown Boys and the Tennessee Boys met one night and had a huge brawl. It ended with many people being hospitalized.
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

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    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Robert McDaniel about an outlaw story from Clinton, Indiana. According to McDaniel, when men wanted to get in fights they used to bang rocks together and listen for the reply. When the men banging rocks...
    • Outlaw legend, Indianapolis, Indiana

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    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Mark Gladson about an outlaw story from Indianapolis, Indiana. According to Gladson, when he was young he ran away from home. He found some old "wineheads" who took care of him until the police found him.
    • Outlaw legend, Emison, Indiana

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    • Lola Faris' transcribed personal account of Bruiser Bill Wolfe. According to Faris, Wolfe was her grandfather. Wolfe would accept alcohol from every candidate who wanted him to vote for them. Once he drank seven pints of whiskey and then didn't...
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Robert Pence about an outlaw. According to Pence, a man stole several cows and then went across a flooded creek. When the townsfolk found the man, he was hanging from a tree surrounded by the stolen cows.
    • Outlaw legend, Merom, Indiana

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    • Linda Turpen's transcribed interview of Walter Edgar Smith about outlaws. According to Smith, a man once stole a horse and to avoid getting caught with it, he cut the horse open and sank it in the river.
    • Outlaw legend, Hobart, Australia

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    • Malcolm Randolph's transcribed interview of Professor R.B. Hugenhan about an outlaw story from Australia. According to Hugenhan, Ned Kelly was a bushranger. He shot several troopers and was said to have worn an iron breast plate to stop bullets....

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