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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.
    • 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.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings; Decapitations;
    • Tony Parker's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Chris Kemp. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been decapitated and hanged when he fails to return from getting help after their car...
    • Misers in Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Mike Kelly about a miser named Shellshock in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Kelly, Shellshock walks around downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, and looks homeless. He was rich before he went ot war and when...
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains;
    • This is Richard Parker's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole in Jackson County, Indiana, where a train derailed and three boxcars were lost in the bottomless hole never to be found.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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.

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