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    • Leslie, Will Anna and Jean 1919-12-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/22/1919. Writes that they send greetings to Eugene V. Debs in prison. Says that over the past year the government has been powerful enough to put and keep Eugene V. Debs in prison. Tells Eugene V. Debs that if he had...
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1920-12-20

    • Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/20/1920. Assures Eugene V. Debs that the love he receives from all over the country is equal to a great "Niagara." Writes that they have heard that some of President Woodrow Wilson's aids are pleading for the release...
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1940-12-27

    • Thank-you notes
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/27/1940. Writes that they appreciate the Christmas greeting that Theodore Debs sent. Says that what is happening in the world has caused them to "recoil in horror." Tells Theodore Debs that they will not realize their...
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1943-03-11

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, Gertrude Debs, and Marguerite Debs Cooper, 3/11/1943. Writes that they are sorry to learn that Theodore Debs has been ill. Says that Theodore Debs is anything but a "piker." Mentions that they saw the copy of CHICAGO SUN...
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1946-01-07

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945
    • Letter to Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper, 1/7/1946. Writes that Theodore Debs inspired them. Says that he has now joined his brother Eugene V. Debs. Expresses the hope that Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper's memories of the...
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1955-12-28

    • Condolence notes
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 12/28/1955. Writes that they were sorry to learn of Gertrude Debs' death. Says that they are also sorry that Marguerite Debs Cooper could not enjoy the 100th anniversary of the Railroad Trainmen's convention.
    • Leslie, Will, Anna and Jean 1956-02-03

    • Condolence notes
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 2/3/1956. Tells Marguerite Debs Cooper that they have lost a loved one recently and know how difficult it must be for her to get over the death of Gertrude Debs. Says that Marguerite Debs Cooper should keep busy...
    • 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.);
    • Richard Brewster's transcribed interview of Amanda Leslie about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Leslie, the face is the result of a motorcycle accident.
    • Abbott, J. E. 1925-02

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933;
    • Form letter to J. E. Abbott, George Adams, Daniel C. Adams, H. L. Arnold, Charles Bonsall, J. Q. Boring, W. P. Borland, Mary D. Bright, Phil S. Brown, P. J. Dills, Dan P. Farrell, James W. Fawcett, Kate Crane-Gartz, Robert Hunter, Anna Hoffman...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Mining; Natural gas; Supernatural;
    • This is Amanda M. Leslie's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected Richard A. Brewster. According to legend, the light is the lantern of a ghost.
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway about Abe Lincoln. According to Hemenway, Lincoln learned about law in Boonville, Indiana.
    • Cats

    • Cats; Superstitions; Revenge; Urination;
    • Leslie A. Smith collected a folk belief from Diana Smith, regarding cats being vindictive.
    • Cats

    • Cats; Superstitions;
    • Leslie A. Smith collected a folk belief from Chuckie Butler, regarding cats always landing on their feet.
    • Railroads

    • Railroads; Ghosts; Folklore;Sandcut (Ind.)
    • Typescript of an ghost story related to railroads told by Amanda M. Leslie during an oral history interview.

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