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    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. According to McRae, there was a man in the latter part of the 1800s who was known for being able to breathe on people and heal them. He was a hermit. People came...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, a relative had bad arthritis and went to see the Ugly Old Doctor in order to get a cure. He was told to go out in a field and let all the bees...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, McRae's grandmother had rheumatism and was cured by the Ugly Old Doctor. After seeing traditional doctors and having no luck, someone sent for the...
    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Conspiracy; Terre Haute House; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Sarah Long's transcribed interview of Gene Butts about John F. Kennedy. According to Butts, JFK spoke at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, the day before he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Butts was one of JFK's bodyguards at...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Trudy Meneely's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Dallas Meneely. According to this variant, Stiffy Green was a dog who died of heartbreak shortly after his master's death. The man's family had the dog stuffed and...
    • Buried treasure

    • Treasure hunts; Treasure chests; Rocks; Indians of North America -- Indiana Territory;
    • Dallas Meneely collected a legend from Jim Brown pertaining to a rock that used to have treasure buried under it in Clark County.
    • Ehrenborg, Cecil 1942-12-21

    • Family
    • Letter to Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs on George G Ehrenborg Company, Dallas, Texas letterhead, 12/21/1942. Says that his son who is now a candidate for officer training has been in the Army since last June. Mentions that both she and George...
    • Hall, Covington 1919-11-06

    • Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Socialism -- United States; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/6/19. Says that he wished he had "one-half" of Eugene V. Debs' dauntless faith and courage." Writes that he met J. C. McNealus, one of the oldest members of the Texas legislature and editor of the DALLAS DEMOCRAT, who...
    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Rumor;
    • R. Board's transcribed interview of JoAnn Fleisher about why Jackie Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis. According to Fleisher, John F. Kennedy did not die when he was shot. He survived as a vegetable and Jackie had to marry Onassis for the money and...
    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Rumor;
    • Teresa Corgan's transcribed interview of Mary Kazmer about John F. Kennedy's death and Jackie marrying Aristole Onassis. Kazmer states that JFK did not really die and Jackie married Onassis so she could afford the medical bills.
    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Rumor;
    • Loretta Thompson's transcribed personal account of the things she heard about JFK's assassination. Thompson states that people say JFK did not die and he is living in a comatose state at his parents' house in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. She also...
    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Rumor;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about John F. Kennedy. According to the source, JFK did not die when he was shot and he is a human vegetable. Jackie married Onassis to be able to afford the medical bills. The source...

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