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    • Lambda Chi Actives and Officers

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students; Employees; Teachers
    • Active members, the advisor, and the house mother of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. First row, from left to right: G. Weber, G. Longest, D. Johnson, N. Meeks, R. Roesch, R. Epp, and J. Fricke. Second row, from left to right: J. Wood, A....
    • Lambda Chi Actives and Officers

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students; Employees; Teachers
    • Active members, the advisor, and the house mother of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. First row, from left to right: G. Weber, G. Longest, D. Johnson, N. Meeks, R. Roesch, R. Epp, and J. Fricke. Second row, from left to right: J. Wood, A....
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1915-08-20

    • Letters; Newspapers; Socialists;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 08/20/1915. Says that he would be happy to comply with Flynn's request and write a letter on behalf of Joe Hill to William Spry, the governor of Utah. Tells Flynn that "when the life of a comrade is at stake all else...
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-05-27

    • Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Activists; Labor leaders; Labor unions;Political prisoners; International Labor Defense;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Labor Defense letterhead, 05/27/1926. Expresses the hope that Debs will have a full recovery from his illness. Writes that his appeal for Sacco and Vanzetti is worthy enough to stand beside his appeal for...
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley n.d

    • New York Call; Pardon; Petitions; Socialists; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, ??/??/1915. Says that she received Eugene V. Debs's appeal and is trying to get it published in the NEW YORK CALL. Mentions that Judge G. W. Hilton, Joe Hill's lawyer, is going to be bringing Hill's case before the Board...
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1941-07-30

    • Prisoners; Socialists;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on letterhead of Defense Committee for Civil Rights for Communists, 7/30/1941. Asks that Theodore Debs serve on a committee chaired by Tom Mooney to free Earl Browder. Says that Browder is imprisoned in the Federal...
    • Bloody Mary, Clay County, Indiana

    • Mirrors; Witches; Rites & ceremonies;
    • Phyllis Modesitt's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by Van Gurley. In this account, Modesitt describes the steps one must take in order to summon Mary Wolfe's image in the mirror.
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-09-08

    • Labor unions; International Labor Defense; Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 09/08/1926, signed by Cannon and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Says that they are sending greetings to Debs on behalf of the delegates to the second annual conference of the International Labor Defense.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Buggies; Decapitations; Light; Ghosts; Searching; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Phyllis Modessit's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill near Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Van Gurley. According to legend, a farmer's daughter died in a buggy accident and was decapitated. Now the farmer...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Van Gurley's transcribed interview of Phyllis Modessit's account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Modessit said that Billy Martin disappeared in the late fifties and was never found.It was suspected that "Carnies" took him and buried him where...

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