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    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of Karla Kelly's variant of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone. According to legend, a man was buried in the cemetery, and now a chain grows from his tombstone.
    • Lewis, Fay 1926-05-24

    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 ;Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964;Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Peoples Bank and Trust Company letterhead, 5/24/1926. Writes that he has just returned from a three month trip to Italy, France, and Switzerland which she took with Marion Lewis and Margaret Johannsen. Mentions that...
    • Lewis, Fay 1926-05-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Peoples Bank and Trust Company letterhead, 5/24/1926. Writes that he has just returned from a three month trip to Italy, France, and Switzerland which she took with Marion Lewis and Margaret Johannsen. Mentions that...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Ghosts;
    • Steve Lynn's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Jacques Burbank. According to the legend, Stiffy is a dog who was stuffed and placed in his master's mausoleum upon the man's death. The ghost of Stiffy Green is said to...
    • Animal eaters, Southern Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Karla Keller's account of an animal eater in Southern Indiana. According to Keller, there is a strange old couple who kills stray dogs and then eats the dog meat.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Susan Hay's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Jacque Burbank. In this account, a boy picks up a girl who is walking in the snow on the way to a school dance and offers her his jacket. After the dance, he...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Accidents;
    • Margaret Barnard's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Jacque Burbank. In this account, two men pick up a woman who is hitchhiking and offer to drive her home. Once they arrive at her house, she disappears...
    • Watson, Blanche 1926-05-10

    • Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/10/1926. Says that John Haynes Holmes gave a sermon yesterday where he stated that the 3 men who lived up to his religious ideals were Luther Burbank, Clarence Darrow, and Eugene V. Debs. Remarks that John Haynes Holmes...
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Jacque Burbank collected a legend from Karla Keller regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • Newspaper man of Evansville

    • Legends; People; Automobiles; Death of spouse; Newspapers;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Harry W. Burbank's account of the Newspaper Man of Evansville, Indiana. According to Burbank, the Newspaper Man's wife died in an accident in his car, so he sits in it nightly to keep her company. If cars...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Steve Lynns about the Face in the Wall in Jasper, Indiana. According to Lynns, a sixteen year-old boy was drunk and ran his new car into a stone wall. People say his face is still visible to this day.

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