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    • Nance, J.H 1920-12-24

    • Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on J. H. Nance General Contractor and Builder letterhead, 12/24/1920. Writes that his "heart throbs" for all political prisoners behind bars for "telling the truth." Expresses the hope that it will not be too long before...
    • Nance, J.H. 1920-12-24

    • Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on J. H. Nance General Contractor and Builder letterhead, 12/24/1920. Writes that his "heart throbs" for all political prisoners behind bars for "telling the truth." Expresses the hope that it will not be too long before...
    • Animal lover, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Brian Schoppel's account of an animal lover in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Schoppel, there was a very rich man who lived in a shack with several dogs. When the old man disappeared, the srerrif came to...
    • 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.);
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Tina Pope about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Pope, a boy got hit by a car while walking on Fruitridge Avenue. His mother carved his face into the wall after he was killed.
    • 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.);
    • Eric Nance's transcribed intervew of Brad Rutledge about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Rutledge, a young boy was killed while riding his bicycle. The wall in front of his house has his image on it now and at night his...
    • 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.);
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Jim Whitinger about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Whitinger, a man was building a stone gateway to his house and a little boy was helping him. The little boy got hit by a car and...
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Bob Scott about a woman who went insane after her husband's death. According to Scott, the woman was found sleeping with her husband's corpse several weeks after his death.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Brian Schoppel about a woman who went insane after the death of her husband. According to Schoppel, the woman slept with her husband's corpse for several years.
    • Good versus evil

    • Death; Death & burial; Spiritual life; Spiritualism; Good & evil;
    • Eric Nance collected a legend from Tom Williamson pertaining to a small spiritual camp where people would go to worship the dead.
    • Gravity Hill, Indiana

    • Hills; Gravity;
    • Eric Nance collected a legend from Kenny Stanfill pertaining to a couple that experienced their parked car rolling up Shrine Hill starting and stopping four times until finally the driver put the car in reverse and drove down the hill.

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