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    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Tony Ward's transcribed interview of Craig Harker about moonshiners near Chicago, Illinois. According to Harker, during prohibition many bootleggers didn't make it around a curve on highway 63 and now there is a spot called Dead Man's Cave.
    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of Morgan Kyle about moonshiners in Chicago, Illinois. According to Kyle, whenever a group of people was making moonshine you could always smell it and everyone knew what it was.
    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of Morgan Kyle about moonshiners in Chicago, Illinois. According to Kyle, he and a group of friends went out one night and got into a fight with a farmer.
    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of Morgan Kyle about moonshiners in Chicago, Illinois. According to Kyle, he used to mix whiskey with wine so it wouldn't be as strong and it would last longer.
    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of Francis Kyle about moonshiners in Chicago, Illinois. According to Kyle, there were many houses with stills in the basements. Once when the federal agents came in, they destroyed the stills and whiskey ran...
    • Outlaw legend, East Chicago, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • 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...
    • Ouija Board, Chicago, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Leah Stephenson's transcribed interview of Leah L. Stephenson about her experiences with an Ouija Board. According to Stephenson, when she went to St. Xavior College in Chicago, Illinois, she and some friends often used an Ouija Board. They were at...
    • Ouija Board, Chicago, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Sharon Sare's transcribed interview of Donna Prather about an experience of an Ouija Board. According to Prather, her friend often consulted her Ouija Board for things. She once helped her husband write an English Literature term paper by...
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 2

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Railroad cars; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 2 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Chicago Architectural Photo Company;
    • Clinton Coal Company employees process coal into mine railroad cars at Crown Hill Mine No. 2, in operation from 1919-1922. The photograph depicts men loading rail cargo cars.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 1

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Horses; Carts and wagons; Automobiles; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 1 (Clinton, Ind.); Chicago Architectural Photo Company;
    • This is a photograph of the Clinton Coal Company's Crown Hill Mine No. 1 [?], which portrays the tipple, people, horse-drawn wagons and automobiles.
    • Taylor, Michael J. 1920-09-01

    • Labor unions; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America letterhead, 09/01/1920. Writes that the Chicago, Illinois members of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of the America has organized a "Debs-Cunnea Amalgamated Campaign League." Says...
    • Taylor, Michael J. 1920-09-01

    • Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America letterhead, 09/01/1920. Writes that the Chicago, Illinois members of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of the America has organized a "Debs-Cunnea Amalgamated Campaign League." Says...
    • Cherdron, Eliza Taylor 1917-02-13

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Socialism; Socialism -- United States.; Socialists;
    • Cherdron, Eliza Taylor: Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/13/1917. Says that Theodore Debs is a wonderful brother to Eugene V. Debs. Says that she saw Eugene V. Debs speak a few weeks ago in Chicago, Illinois. Remarks that Eugene V. Debs is the one...
    • Quinn, T.P 1921-06-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Chicago Federation of Labor letterhead, 6/24/1921. Writes that the Lord Byron's "Prisoner of Chillon" often come to his mind when he thinks of Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the Chicago...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Les Freiberger's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Freiberger, Piniak lived under a bridge over the Little Calumet River in East Chicago, Indiana. Piniak was said to live as a hermit because his wife died.

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