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    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Ted Parker's transcribed interview of Mary Parker about a woman who went insane after the death of her spouse. According to Parker, the woman's fiance was killed the night before their wedding and the woman went crazy after finding out.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Mary Parker about a woman who went insane after the death of her spouse. According to Parker, the woman's fiance was killed the night before their wedding and the woman went crazy after finding out.
    • Parker, Robert 1941-11-16

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/16/1941. Says that she is writing on behalf of Theodore Debs who is ill. Writes that Theodore Debs has received the recording Parker sent but that he could not listen to it because it was cracked. Tells Parker...
    • Parker, Franklin E 1920-04-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Women's suffrage;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/11/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is sending him a pamphlet on woman's suffrage and the Constitution. Says that the deterioration of ethical standards is discouraging. Mentions that he has learned a great deal about...
    • Parker, Robert 1941-11-23

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/23/1941. Writes that she and Theodore Debs got the chance to listen to the record "Winning a World" by Eugene V. Debs yesterday. Tells Parker that Theodore Debs says that the voice on the record is not that of...
    • Joseph Benti

    • Celebrities; Journalism; Television news anchors;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Ted Parker about an incident with Joseph Benti. Benti was said to have hit a former mayor of Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Parker, Thatcher A 1912-11-18

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter from T. A. Parker, 11/18/1912. Writes that Eugene V. Debs is looked upon as one of the best citizens in Terre Haute, Indiana "in every way." Says that there are those in Terre Haute, Indiana who may disagree with Eugene V. Debs's politics...
    • Parker, Harry C 1920-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs Co-operative on Cigar Makers, Inc. letterhead, signed by Parker and J. Mahlon Barnes, 10/11/1920. Says that they are sending their greetings to Eugene V. Debs. Writes that they wonder why Eugene V. Debs is in prison when...
    • Parker, Robert 1941-12-06

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/6/1941. Says that he does not agree with the comrades in New York City, New York who think that the voice on the recording is Eugene V. Debs's. Writes that he heard Eugene V. Debs make hundreds of speeches and would...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of John Melvin Parker about Abe Lincoln. According to Parker, Lincoln only lost one case as a lawyer.
    • Gypsies, Kansas City

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of Glenna Belle Parker about gypsies. According to Parker, she knew a nurse who worked in a hospital when the King of the Gypsies was ill and died.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of Glenna Belle Parker about gypsies. According to Parker, her mother was a friend of the gypsies and when the Gypsy Queen died and was buried in Marshall, Illinois, her mother was invited to the funeral.
    • Boyfriend's death, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Pat Ulm's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Kenneth E. Hass. In this account, a discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged above their car after he fails to return from getting gasoline for the vehicle.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Sherry Gordon's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Nancy Mooneyham. In this account, a woman discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged after he fails to return from getting more gasoline for their car.
    • Sercombe, Parker H 1923-10-13

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on General Prevention Laboratory letterhead, 10/13/1923. Writes that the last time that he received an invitation to join the Socialist Party that he sent in the application and $2 fee but did not sign a pledge or promise...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 010

    • Amnesty; Presidential elections -- United States; Farmer-Labor Party; Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Christensen, Parley Parker, 1868-1954
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks Theodore Debs to write Parly Parker Christensen, the Farmer-Labor Party candidate for President, and thank him for "demanding" his release from prison.
    • Parker, Thatcher A 1913-06-02

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Martin Nilsson, 06/02/1913. Says that he has known Eugene V. Debs for many years and thinking that no one in Terre Haute, Indiana "stands any higher than he does."

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