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    • Ouija Board, Anderson, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Beverly Bennett's transcribed personal account of an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Bennett, the Ouija board that she and her friends were using knew all of the answers to questions that the girls asked.
    • Bennett, H. Scott 1916-08-12

    • Socialists; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Deming, Terre Haute, Indiana letterhead, 8/12/1916. Says that he regretted not being able to meet Eugene V. Debs while he was in Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-03-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on United States House of Representatives letterhead, 03/24/1921. Writes that it will be a year this April since she and a group of delegates made a trip to the White House to ask Woodrow Wilson to release Eugene V. Debs. ...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett n.d

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Communism; Clark, Champ, 1850-1921
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, n.d.: Informs Clark that he will not be able to attend the dedication to the Champ Clark Mississippi River Bridge in Louisiana, Missouri. Mentions that if there had a Champ Clark in the White House instead of...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-09-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Copy of letter to William Howard Taft, 09/29/1921. Asks that Taft tell her if it is true that he is using his influence to keep Eugene V. Debs in prison. Mentions that when Warren Harding and his wife visited her when she was grieving over the...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-09-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Copy of letter to William Howard Taft, 09/29/1921. Contains same text as other letter dated 09/29/1921.
    • Cat woman of Gary, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • K. Bennett's transcribed interview of Jeannie Salsbury's account or the Cat woman of Gary, Indiana. According to Salsbury, there were sisters who lived in Gary, Indiana, and who were very spooky. They frightened area children and had almost one...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Ghosts; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Bennett's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a tombstone in Orange County near Orleans Indiana. According to legend the tombstone has a chain running down its side, and high school kids would venture to the graveyard to see...
    • Bad babysitter, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Babysitting; Infants; Dead persons;
    • Deb Cleveland's typewritten account of a babysitting urban legend as collected by Kathy Bennett regarding a couple who leaves their child for the babysitter to catch their place on time. When they return home from their trip, they discovered their...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Adela Bennett's handwritten variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Mary Beth Zimmerman. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged when he fails to return from getting help after their car breaks...
    • Gravity Hill

    • Hills; Cemeteries;
    • Mary Beth Zimmerman collected a legend from Adela Bennett pertaining to a hill called Acid Hill in which a car will roll backwards up the hill when in neutral.
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Judith Bales collected a legend from Charla Bennett regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • Hume, Ola Bagly 1926-11-26

    • Biography; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Fans (Persons);
    • Letter from Aubrey Yates, 11/26/26. Asks that after Hume and Genevieve Bennett Clark read the clippings about Eugene V. Debs and Hume send them on to Theodore Debs. Tells Hume not to leave the clippings at Clark's house because she might lose them....
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 064

    • Newspapers; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Amnesty; Political prisoners; Branstetter, Otto; Socialist Party of the United States of America; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks that Theodore Debs write Lucy Robins and tell her he received her telegram. Says that he is not responsible for the statements published in the press. Writes that he did not say what someone claimed he said about...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-04-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Political prisoners ; Amnesty
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for the Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 4/24/1920. Says that she knows that she should have written to Eugene V. Debs sooner but in her work for general amnesty that she is...


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