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    • John Dillinger, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dillinger, John, 1903-1934; Robberies; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Jennnifer Lynn Brown's transcribed interview of Donald Eugene Brown's account of an infamous legend about John Dillinger and how he would never rob Terre Haute in fear of getting caught by a train in Vigo County, Indiana.
    • Abbott, Leonard D. 1936-05-24

    • West Virginia; Harpers Ferry Armory (U.S.); Brown, John, 1800-1859; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Photocopy of postcard to Theodore Debs, 5/24/1936. Writes that he is sending greetings to Theodore Debs from ""John Brown's country."" Says that he thinks of Eugene V Debs's eulogies of John Brown as he visits.
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County,Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Names; Bridges;
    • Samantha Brown's transcribed interview of Jason Smith's account of a practical joke that he played on a friend at Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. In 2005, Jason Smith decided to prank his fraternity brother by going to Hell's Gates one...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Jennifer Lynn Brown's transcribed personal account of her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Brown, she and a group of friends were skeptical until they had an odd experience with an Ouija Board.
    • Bloody Mary, Parke County, Indiana

    • Mirrors; Witches; Rites & ceremonies;
    • Vickie A. Brown's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by Kimberly Brown. In this account, Brown describes a time when she performed the Bloody Mary ritual and saw supernatural results.
    • Bigfoot, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Poultry houses;
    • This transcribed account from Dean A. Brown as recorded by Angel Pine is about Brown and his friends' sighting of a big hairy creature on their drive home and how around the same time they encountered the sasquatch that something had literally torn...
    • 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.
    • Smith, Oscar D 1920-04-12

    • Writing; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/12/1920. Says that he takes the greatest pleasure in writing Eugene V. Debs because he is the "dearest Comrade on earth." Tells Eugene V. Debs that he just finished reading David Karsner's book about him. Asks that...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 026

    • Thank-you notes; New York Call; Oneal, James, b. 1875;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks Theodore Debs to write William Feigenbaum and thank him for his letter. Says that he appreciated Haywood Brown's tribute to him deeply. Writes that he and Joseph Coldwell sends greetings to everyone at the NEW...
    • Peterson, Mrs. Louis R 1919-12-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/19/1919. Tells Eugene V. Debs that she is writing only to show her love and devotion to him. Assures Eugene V. Debs that justice will win out in the end. Writes that if it was possible that she would serve out the rest...
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Trent Brown's typewritten account of an experience he had with some mysterious fog in Jackson County Indiana near Seymour, collected by Brett Fisher. According to legend, Trent and some friends went to a place called "Helms Deep" and...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Barbed Wire; Decapitations; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is George L. Brown's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Richard L. Brown. According to legend, a girl was coming home from a party in a convertable when her head was cut off....
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Kevin Brown's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Joyce Hulka. According to legend a young couple was out at the hill, when the woman was lost. The light is the man looking...

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