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    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-21

    • Socialism; Political prisoners; Labor unions; Labor unions -- Organizing; Amnesty
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 9/21/1920. Writes that if Theodore Debs had seen the delegation her organization brought before A. Mitchell Palmer he would have been proud....
    • 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...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-10

    • Socialism; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners, 9/10/1920. Writes that she hopes that her inquiry into statements made to the press has not aggravated either Eugene V. Debs or Theodore Debs. Says that...
    • Jail/prison legend, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Dorothy Goldschmidt's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Goldschmidt about a prison legend. According to Goldschmidt, there was a prison where the prisoners were going missing. Officials said they were escaping, but when the prison yard was dug up...
    • Nunley, R.W 1914-10-21

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 10/21/1914. Writes that the rumor suggesting that Eugene V. Debs supports the labor ticket is "too silly to merit denial." Assures Nunley that the only true labor party is the Socialist Party and the only true ticket is...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-07-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 7/21/1920. Writes that she on a train heading back to the "hustle bustle." Says that the sparkle she saw in Eugene V. Debs's eye as she was...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-10-19

    • Socialism; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Political prisoners ; Amnesty
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 10/19/1920. Informs Eugene V. Debs that Guy Powers' case looks bad. Says that the woman was shot three times, proving the shooting was not...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1918-06-14

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 6/14/1918. Writes that he would like to say a few words to Eugene V. Debs before he is taken to San Quentin. Says that it is unlikely that the Governor of California will...
    • Maurer, George 1925-06-25

    • Public speaking
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 6/25/1925. Tells Maurer that he would be willing to allow his name to be used only if the National Conference's purpose is to "consolidate or at least to combine the various labor defense bodies so as to constitute an...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Springfield, Tennessee

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Haunted houses; Snakes;
    • Sharon Fryar's transcribed interview of Pam Randolph's account of an incredibly dirty house that people said was haunted. According to Randolph, the Clay family lives there and are really dirty. They have snakes and snake skins all over the house....
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Raychel Tindall's transcribed interview of Jared Parsons about Hatchetman's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois. According to Parsons, there was once a man who lived on Macke Road across from the Macke Cemetery. The man went insane and killed his wife...
    • Outlaw legend, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • 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,...
    • Bigfoot, Marion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Fear;
    • This transcribed account from Mark Gladson as recorded by Peggy Conklin is about Gladson's father telling of how a "hairy man" killed three of four boys who had gone fishing at White River, never leaving a trace of their bodies. The only surviving...
    • Bigfoot, Greene County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Homicides; Kidnappings; Animals;
    • This is a transcribed account by Dave Murdock as recorded by Susan May about a doctor in Quebec who discovered that a village was being terrorized by Yettis. The Yetties were huge man-like monsters which could easily overturn the village, steal the...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Trains; Arches; Hell;
    • Peter Goda's transcribed interview of Teko's account of a legend at Hell's Gates in Clay County,I ndiana. One night a young couple who were in love went to Hell's Gates to do a painting on the arch. The two young teens bodies were found lying in...
    • Blue hole, Porter County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Horse-drawn vehicles; Water; Rivers; Bullseye Lake (Ind.); Flint Lake (Ind.);
    • This is Reinhart Tauck's typewritten account of a Blue Hole called Bullseye Lake in Porter County near Valparaiso, Indiana. Supposedly a man drove his horse and buggy into the blue hole. The remains of the buggy were found in FLint Lake two miles...

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