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    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • Buried treasure

    • Treasure chests; Money; Gold;
    • Peggy Arnett is both the informant and the collector in this legend pertaining to a man that buried his life savings in the woods in the community of Dodd's Bridge Indiana.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Jackie Sopira about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Sopira, the Green Man only comes out at night. He was turned green after he was "burned by electricity" as Sopira states.
    • 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.);
    • Cassandra Brooks' transcribed interview of Peggy Detrick about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Detrick, a kid got killed there and his father carved the boy's face into the stone wall to warn other kids about playing in...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Peggy Nunemacher's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Donald Wilson. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been murdered when he fails to return from getting help after their car breaks down.
    • Outlaw legend, Indianapolis, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • 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, 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, 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.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Ernest Lavon Reed's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Peggy Jo Haywood. According to this variant, Stiffy Green was a dog who would not leave his master's mausoleum when his master died. The dog supposedly became...

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