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    • Belle Gunness

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Women; Insurance; Children; Dismemberment;
    • Catie Spicer's transcribed interview of Keenan Price about Belle Gunness. Price gives an account of Belle Gunness' crimes as he has heard them. According to Price, there is much history and lore about Belle Gunness that still survives in La Porte,...
    • Blue hole, La Porte County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural; Railroad trains;
    • This is Don Craft Jr.'s typewritten account of a Blue Hole in La Porte County near the north edge of La Porte City, Indiana. Long ago, a train flew of the track and landed in the Blue Hole. To the dismay of those attempting to salvage the...
    • Bowers, Claude G 1924-10-10

    • Thank-you notes; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on EVENING WORLD letterhead, 10/10/1924. Writes that he appreciated the autographed book that Eugene V. Debs sent. Asks that Eugene V. Debs tell him if he has seen "such a condition politically." Says that Presidential...
    • Buried treasure

    • Gold; Caves; Indians of North America -- Indiana Territory; Treasure chests; Treasure hunts; Homicides;
    • La Verna Jones collected a legend from Louis Austin pertaining to some gold that was hidden in a cave by some Indians.
    • 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...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-03-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on United States House of Representatives letterhead, 03/24/1921. Writes that it will be a year this April since she and a group of delegates made a trip to the White House to ask Woodrow Wilson to release Eugene V. Debs. ...
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Barbara Birchfield's transcribed interview of Mary Tudor about Ed Gein. According to Tudor, there was a man in Wisconsin who killed women and made lampshades out of their skin. When he was caught, they found a human heart boiling on the stove.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • John Coleman's transcribed interview of Kathie Buhr about Ed Gein. According to Buhr, there was a man who was butchering women and selling their meat to other people.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.

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