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    • Outlaw legend, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

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    • David White's transcribed interview of Bill Price about an outlaw legend from southern Illinois. According to Price, there were outlaws who would rob travelers and throw their bodies into the river afterwards. This all took place near Cave-In-Rock,...
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

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    • Kenneth Allen's transcribed interview of James Watts about an outlaw story from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Watts, there were some boys who were throwing a dog into a fire and when the dog caught fire it ran under the barn. The barn caught...
    • Outlaw legend, Kentland, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Kandis Koppen's transcribed interview of D. Joe Bower about an outlaw story from Kentland, Indiana. According to Bower, there was a swampy area near Kentland, Indiana, and people would steal horses and take them to an island in the swamp before...
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

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    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Robert McDaniel about an outlaw story from Clinton, Indiana. According to McDaniel, when men wanted to get in fights they used to bang rocks together and listen for the reply. When the men banging rocks...
    • Outlaw legend, Indianapolis, Indiana

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    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Mark Gladson about an outlaw story from Indianapolis, Indiana. According to Gladson, when he was young he ran away from home. He found some old "wineheads" who took care of him until the police found him.
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

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    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Robert Pence about an outlaw. According to Pence, a man stole several cows and then went across a flooded creek. When the townsfolk found the man, he was hanging from a tree surrounded by the stolen cows.
    • Outlaw legend, Cory, Indiana

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    • V.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Ruda Luther about an outlaw. According to Luther, when asked if he felt bad about shooting someone, the anonymous shooter said no, but he did feel bad about kicking the man after he was on the ground.
    • Outlaw legend, Hobart, Australia

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Malcolm Randolph's transcribed interview of Professor R.B. Hugenhan about an outlaw story from Australia. According to Hugenhan, Ned Kelly was a bushranger. He shot several troopers and was said to have worn an iron breast plate to stop bullets....
    • Outlaw legend, Brown County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Robert Rader's transcribed interview of Sara Clevenger about an outlaw. According to Clevenger, her great grandfather was the sheriff when a man sawed his way out of the Brown County jail. The man got lost in the woods and was glad to be recaptured...
    • Outlaw legend, East Chicago, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Linda Kiraly's transcribed interview of Robert Wood Komara about an outlaw story from East Chicago, Indiana. According to Komara, his great-grandfather was as strong as a bull. One night he had a few too many to drink and fought twelve guys after...
    • Outlaw legend, Graysville, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Peggy Arnett's transcribed interview of Don Arnett about Paul Lindsey Island. According to Arnett, an outlaw stopped on that island and built a house. People in Merom, Indiana, heard that he'd been stealing horses and committing crimes, so they...
    • Outlaw legend, West Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Jerry Smith's transcribed interview of Henry Smith about an outlaw story from West Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Smith, there was a man from West Terre Haute, Indiana, who was known for his great size and strength. He was seven feet tall and...
    • Outlaw legend, Merom, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Peggy Arnett's transcribed interview of John Brown about an outlaw story from Merom, Indiana. According to Brown, there is an island called "Paul Lindsey Island" and it was once home to a horse thief.
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Ann Dirker's transcribed interview of Edward Dirker about and outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Dirker, there was a man who the sheriff was afraid of, and one day the sheriff caught him off guard. When the sheriff called for him to...
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Ann Dirker's transcribed interview of Edward Dirker about and outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Dirker, two boys were fighting with knives and one got cut open. The two boys ran to the barn and put axle grease and tape over the...
    • Outlaw legend, Shelburn, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Sara Russell's transcribed interview of Jim Thompson about an outlaw legend from Shelburn, Indiana. According to Thompson, there was once a preacher in town who would preach in Indiana one Sunday and in Illinois the next week. It turns out that he...
    • Outlaw legend, Shelburn, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Sara Russell's transcribed interview of Jim Thompson about an outlaw legend from Shelburn, Indiana. According to Thompson, there was a man who would get drunk and shoot his guns. One night he got too drunk and started shooting everywhere; he even...

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