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    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Prohibition; Mafia;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed account of rumors she heard about Al Capone as a child in Clinton, Indiana. Capone was rumored to have stopped in Clinton, Indiana, frequently for bootlegged alcohol.
    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Prohibition; Abortions; Mafia;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed interview of Hannah Glover about rumors of Al Capone and Rumrunners in Clinton, Indiana. It was rumored that Al Capone brought his girls to a woman in Clinton in order to get abortions.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Decapitations; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Lisa Jones's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Amy E. Cleveland. According to legend, a girl was killed near Spook Light Hill, and her father searched for her with his...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Railroad accidents; Decapitations; Searching; lanterns; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Tamara Dalton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lisa Notter. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home when they got hit by a train at some railroad...
    • Cat lady of Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Cats; Animals; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Eyes;
    • Lisa Notter's transcribed interview of Anita Bean about the Cat Lady of Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Bean, there was a woman who cared for her cats very much. After she died the cats started dying as well. Rather than bury the cats with her,...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Lisa Acobert's transcribed interview of William Acobert about Jesse James. According to Acobert, his uncle used to give food to Jesse James when he was in Missouri.
    • Moonshiners, Vincennes, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition;
    • Lisa Acobert's transcribed interview of William Acobert talking about moonshiners in Vincennes, Indiana. According to Acobert, Herman Ayres was a bootlegger in Vincennes, Indiana, and he was said to have killed himself. Some people say that John...
    • Moonshiners, Vincennes, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition;
    • Lisa Acobert's transcribed interview with William Acobert about moonshiners in Vincennes, Indiana. According to Acobert, whenever the revenuers would come through town he would hide from them because he was scared.
    • Misers in Fairview, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed interview of David Harris about a miser in Fairview, Indiana. According to Harris, there was an old man who didn't believe in banks so he buried his money in jars in his yard. When he got drunk he would rebury it in other...
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Lisa Notter's transcribed interview of Colleen Fields about the Hatchetman. According to Fields, there is an old graveyard that is supposed to be guarded by the Hatchetman. If you're caught there after hours he chases you with his hatchet.

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