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    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Jeffrey Pierce's transcribed interview of W.J. Pierce about Abe Lincoln. According to Pierce, there was a house on Indiana 550 where Abe Lincoln stayed once. The front step from this house is now part of the Pierce family's fire place.
    • Oral history interview, William James Pierce

    • Mine accidents; Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Vermilion County -- Westville; Coal miners -- Illinois -- Vermilion County -- Westville -- Interviews;
    • Oral history interview with W. J. Pierce from Bruceville, Indiana. Pierce talks about hearing sirens in Westville, Illinois, and the church bells, which meant someone had been killed at the coal mine.
    • Pierce, Julian 1929-11-14

    • Communism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Research Department, American Federation of Labor letterhead, 11/14/1929. Writes that in James A. Hyland's book titled ROME AND THE WHITE HOUSE he spends one of the chapters discussing "Religious and Political Heresies."...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Mary Anne Pierce's transcribed interview of Marsee A. Cox's account of Martin Sheets' phone in the mausoleum. Cox said that Sheets was an eccentric who wanted a phone in his mausoleum. According to Cox, the phone was removed after too many people...
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Sex; Deception;
    • This is an email collected from Penny Weathers by Venus Pierce regarding the story that used needles were being hidden in the handles of gas pumps. The email states that a number of the needles tested positive for HIV.
    • 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.);
    • Mary Anne Pierce's transcribed interview of Niki Lee about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Lee, a young man was killed under strange circumstances, and all that was found was his face in the wall but no body.
    • Bigfoot, Knox County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This transcribed account by Richard Byer as recorded by Jeffrey J. Pierce is about Byer's father seeing a bigfoot- or ape-like creature outside his bedroom window before being chased off by the family dogs.
    • Larry Bird

    • Legends; People; People associated with entertainment & sports; Basketball players; Basketball; Indiana State University; Bird, Larry, 1956-;
    • Al Pierce's transcribed interview of Stuart Cotton's joke about Larry Bird and the state of Indiana in Delaware County, Indiana.
    • Clinton, Indiana

    • Cities & towns; City & town life; Railroads; Industry; Brick industry; Coal mining; Lamps; Wheat; Carts & wagons; Shoe industry; Copper industry; Furniture industry; Forge shops; Wool industry; Coal; Grain elevators; Meat industry; Parks; Monuments...
    • Twelve typed pages describing Clinton, Indiana. The population of Clinton was 7,936. Residents listed include: DeWitt Clinton, Lewis P. Rodgers, L.O. Bishop, James Payne, Esquire Harrison, Orville White, Ren White, Florence White, James White,...
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a typescript of an oral history interview with Patty Kaperak about the Faceless Nun at St. Mary-of-the-Woods college in Indiana.
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a typescript of an oral history interview with Fred Nation about the Faceless Nun at St. Mary-of-the-Woods college in Indiana.
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a typescript of an oral history interview with Fred Nation about the Faceless Nun at St. Mary-of-the-Woods college in Indiana.
    • Martin Sheets

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Folklore;Sheets, Martin; Telephones; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • This is an oral history interview with Marsee A. Cox about Martin Sheets and his fear of being buried alive.

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