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    • Crazy man wilson

    • Camps; Forests;
    • Janet Price is both the collector and informant in this legend pertaining to crazy man Wilson who resides in the woods near Camp Goodfellow near Chesterton, Indiana.
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Beckie Mewes collected a legend from Janet Stafford regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • Sigma Kappa

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students;
    • Active members of the Sigma Kappa sorority. Front row from left to right: Wilma Thompson, Janice Bollinger, Sue Fitzsimmons, Alice Klemence, Mickey Zimmerman, Joyce Tisconsik, Helen Kell, Janet Johnson, Barbara Horvath, Barbara Ann Johnson, and...
    • Museum construction 037

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Little Italy Festival Town, Inc.; Flowers; Gardening;Bekkering, Karen;Waldrop, Janet
    • Photograph of Janet Waldrop (left) and Karen Bekkering, who along with Susan Zanandrea, planted flowers in the flowers beds at the Coal Town and Railroad Museum.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Doug Pitney's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Monroe County near Bloomington Indiana, collected by Janet C. Brasseur. In this document, Doug tells of the variant of the legend he knows, as well as his own experiences...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Carriages & coaches; Accidents; Decapitations; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This Michelle Deweese's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Janet L. Erwin. According to legend, a man and a woman were traveling in a buggy when the buggy crashed. The woman was...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; lanterns; Light; Ghosts; Missing persons; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Jackie Eckert's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Janet Price. According to legend, a woman left her farmhouse to search for a cow and fell into a well. Now her husband...
    • Helpful ghosts

    • Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Janet C. Brasseur's transcribed interview of James Ferguson's account of a supernatural experience told to him by his grandfather about a woman who led him to a well of where an infants body was found. When James Ferguson's grandfather went to ask...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Chains; Cemeteries; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Janet Archibald's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel gravestone. According to legend, a man killed his wife with a chain. Although he was innocent, the wife's family maintained that he was guilty and his guilt would be...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Janet Wells's transcribed interview of Wayne Wells about Jesse James. According to Wells, Jesse James stayed in an inn owned by his grandparents.
    • Moonshiners, Coal City, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Janet Schafer's transcribed interview of John Schafer about moonshiners in Coal City, Indiana. According to Schafer, there was a man who buried whiskey in his garden and wouldn't let anyone know it was there. When people came to buy some he would...
    • 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.);
    • Sandra Lee Holler's transcribed interview of Janet Klain about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. Klain gives two variants of this story.
    • Boyfriend's death, Clark County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Pam Couch's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Janet Archibald. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged above their car after he fails to return from getting gas for the vehicle.


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