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    • Gypsies, Henry County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • LeAnne Dugger's transcribed interview of an anonymous 59 year-old female about gypsies. According to this source, a young girl named Catherine Winters was kidnapped from New Castle, Indiana, by a band of gypsies. This source remembers that there...
    • Torrance, Catherine 1920-12-06

    • Fans (Persons); Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Agnes Scott College letterhead, 12/06/1920. Writes that she is a native Hoosier whose father was Reverend William Torrance, the pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church in Terre Haute, Indiana for 6 years. Says that she...
    • Rheumatism

    • Healing; Preventive medicine; Trees; Medicinal plants;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal's trasncribed interview of John O'Neal's account of a folk cure for rheumatism.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Mallotte

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal's transcribed interview of Ownes Lentz about Doc Mallotte. Accordint to Lents, Doc Mallotte was the only doctor around Cannelburg, Indiana, for a very long time. He was a good folk doctor.
    • Dillinger

    • Robberies; Criminals; Dillinger, John, 1903-1934;
    • Typescript of oral history interview with Catherine McCord concerning a bank robbery in Greencastle, Indiana and John Dillinger.
    • Good versus evil

    • Good & evil; Catholicism; Catholic churches; Priests; Religious services;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal collected a religious legend from Sister Beatrice pertaining to the Catholic belief in the transubstantiation of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ at mass.
    • Good versus evil

    • Good & evil; Charity;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal collected a religious legend from Sister Mary Rosalita pertaining to a family that was very charitable and was rewarded by God because of their kindness.
    • Buried treasure

    • Treasure chests; Treasure hunts; Silver; Indians of Central America;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal collected a legend from Kate Burger pertaining to silver buried by Indians in Martin County.
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Catherine E. Taylor collected a legend from Milton E. Taylor, Sr. regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Catherine E. Taylor collected a legend from Elizabeth W. Taylor regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • Avon lady

    • Crimes; Deception; Assistance;
    • This is Susan May's typewritten account of the legend of the Avon Lady as told by Catherine May. May tells the story of an assailant who disguises himself as an Avon saleswoman in order to gain access to a woman's home.

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