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    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Marge Manago's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Porter County Indiana near Valparaiso. Supposedly there was a stagecoach that ran into the Blue Hole, and that no evidence of the accident was ever recovered.
    • Assailant in the backseat, Lake County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Automobiles; Automobile service stations; African Americans;
    • This is Bonnie Bales's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Marge Skalba. In this variant, a woman is buying some gas when the station attendant informs her that he must call the police because her money...
    • Cadaver arm, Lake County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Alice Farley's transcribed variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Marge Skalba. In this account, a nurse goes crazy after her co-workers use the arm of a cadaver to play a prank on her.
    • Boyfriend's death, Lake County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Alice Farley's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Marge Skalba. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged after he fails to return from getting more gasoline for their car.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Marge Chicoa's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Mike Rusnak. In this account, three boys pick up an older man who is hitchhiking near a cemetery and ask where he would like to be let out. The man gives...
    • Answered prayers, Lake County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Prayer;
    • Cindy Morgan's transcribed interview of Marge Skalba's account of a supernatural legend involving a man in Lake County, Indiana, who lost his wife and stopped believing in religion. When a black cat appeared and started haunting him he started to...
    • Good versus evil

    • Crosses; Palms; Ghosts; Thieves; Good & evil;
    • Marge Skalba collected a legend from Mrs. Anne Skalba pertaining to crosses made from palms that were erected in the fields and forests.
    • Good versus evil

    • Good & evil; Devil; Leather garments; Churches;
    • Marge Skalba collected a legend from Mrs. Anne Skalba pertaining to a Holy man who laughed in church and in turn was not so Holy anymore.
    • Good versus evil

    • Fortune telling; Statues; Sculpture; Good & evil;
    • Marge Skalba collected a legend from Mrs. Anne Skalba pertaining to a curse bestowed upon seven generations because of something the grandmother did.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Marge Bledsoe's typewritten account of a variant of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone. Though she lists it near Salem, it is actually near Orleans in Orange County.
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Latin club and Eta Sigma Phi together

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State College; Students; Student organizations; Fraternities & sororities;
    • Latin Club and Eta Sigma Phi members. Front row-Joyce Hardebeck, Norma Root, Betty Keitel, Jim Findley, Dixie Vannice, Eileen Westerman, Marge Cheltz, Judy Jarman, Marjorie Madden. Back row-Jan Eglen, Gary Brown, Frank Harrison, John Corey, Carol...
    • Newman Club

    • Indiana State College; Indiana State University; Students; Student organizations; Priests;
    • Newman Club members. Front row-Mary Bellner, Dorothy Wilson, Mary Misch, Beryla Boyer, Joyce Morini, Barbara Dooley, Lena Del Vecchio, Mike Brinkman, Lowell Stallbaum, Thomas Wuchner, Ted Brentlinger. Second row-Mary Ann Crews, Timothy Borowski,...

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