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    • Disability note for a miner

    • Goleic, Peter -- Health; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Health; Physicians -- Manuscripts;
    • This manuscript doctor's note for Peter Goleic [?] explains the miner's inability to work due to a fractured left arm. The note was issued on December 23, 1914 by Dr. A. Salaroglio, who functioned as a Consigliere for local immigrants.
    • Sanger, Margaret 1921-10-17

    • Birth control; Public speaking; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on First American Birth Control Conference letterhead, 10/17/1921. Tells Eugene V. Debs that a greater concern with over-population has generated a discussion about birth control. Writes that because of this increased...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1923-09-30

    • Socialists; Bogart, Guy, b. 1883;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Yellowstone, Pocatello, Idaho letterhead, 09/30/1923. Says that last night's audience had "great enthusiasm." Writes that new locals are "springing up at every point in our trial" from Portland, Oregon to Seattle,...
    • Robinson, Frederic 1912-10-10

    • Euthanasia
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Medical Review of Reviews letterhead, 10/10/1912. Asks that Eugene V. Debs give his opinion on the question of euthanasia. Says that he would like to include Eugene V. Debs's opinion among those given by several leading...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. According to McRae, there was a man in the latter part of the 1800s who was known for being able to breathe on people and heal them. He was a hermit. People came...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, a relative had bad arthritis and went to see the Ugly Old Doctor in order to get a cure. He was told to go out in a field and let all the bees...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Susan Fifer's transcribed interview of Alberta Cochran about Doc Cox. According to Cochran, Cox was her grandfather. He was an herb doctor and he buried his money. People would come from all over to be treated by Doc Cox, and he never charged...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, McRae's grandmother had rheumatism and was cured by the Ugly Old Doctor. After seeing traditional doctors and having no luck, someone sent for the...
    • Folk doctors, Cy

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Jerry Smith's transcribed interview of Henry Smith about a folk doctor named Cy. According to Smith, Cy used to make home-made medicine that people thought could cure anything.
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Wheat

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Bob Eaton's transcribed interview of Bob Baxter about Dr. Wheat. According to Baxter, Dr. Wheat is a folk doctor in Coxville, Indiana, and he was a very good doctor.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Mallotte

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal's transcribed interview of Ownes Lentz about Doc Mallotte. Accordint to Lents, Doc Mallotte was the only doctor around Cannelburg, Indiana, for a very long time. He was a good folk doctor.
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Paul

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Steve Shepard's transcribed interview of Nora Kelly about Dr. Paul. According to Kelly, Dr. Paul was a female doctor in New Hampshire. She took great care of all of the babies in town and would take boys to get hair cuts when they were big enough...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Chester A. Archer's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about Doc Cox. According to this source, Cod Cox lived near Sullivan, Indiana, and was best known as being an herbalist. Rumor has it that Doc Cox had a cure for cancer and Eli Lilly...
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Gatch

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Janice Meyer's transcribed interview of Roswald Arthur Zaring about Dr. Gatch. According to Zaring, Dr. Gatch helped Zaring's father operate on a man on the kitchen table.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Colleen Boone's transcribed interview of R.L.B. about Doc Cox. According to R.L.B., Doc Cox was an herb doctor with a big practice. He cured a growth from R.L.B.'s grandfather by painting something on it and covering it. Within weeks the growth...

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