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    • Murdered spouses, Muncie, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murdered spouses;
    • Robin Gifford's transcribed personal story of murdered spouses in Muncie, Indiana. According to Gifford, a doctor's wife disappeared from Muncie, Indiana, following an argument with her husband. Rumors state that the doctor murdered his wife,...
    • Dunbar, Robin and Blanche 1921-11-08

    • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Socialists; Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/08/1921. Writes that "Marxism pure and simple" is his "gospel." Says that he a "middle of the road" socialist. Mentions that he and his family believe in skimming the "cream off the unguarded milk pails of the...
    • Hatchet man

    • Ritual; Legends; People; Cemeteries; Supernatural; Axes;
    • Robin Bundy's transcribed interview of Shane Little's account of the legend of the hatchet Man and a ritual that is performed by visitors in the cemetery right next to the hatchet Man's house to avoid being attacked with his hatchet.
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Hatchet man; People; Supernatural; Legends;
    • Jennifer Fifer's transcribed interview of Robin Mead's account of her personal experience at the Hatchetman's Cemetery in Clark County, Illinois.
    • Gravity Hill

    • Hills;
    • Cathy R. Gutzweiler collected a legend from Robin Halcomb pertaining to a hill located on Keller Road near Mooresville where a car will roll up the hill backwards when the car is in neutral.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Steven Nixon's transcribed interview of Jack Nixon about Jesse James. According to Nixon, there are still bullet holes in a house that Jesse James stayed in. The bullet holes are the result of a gun fight between Jesse and Frank James and a posse...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Frank Haas's transcribed interview of Jackie Thornburg about Jesse James. According to Thornburg, there is a farmer who refuses to tear down an old shack because Jesse James used it once to hide in.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Janet Wells's transcribed interview of Wayne Wells about Jesse James. According to Wells, Jesse James stayed in an inn owned by his grandparents.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • LeAnne Daniels's transcribed interview of an anonymous 59 year-old woman about Jesse James. According to this source, Jesse James and his gang used to hide in her grandfather's barn.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Kathie Flood's transcribed interview of an anonymous 80 year-old female about Jesse James. According to this source, Jesse James was shot while in Shoals, Indiana.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Angela Hustedt's transcribed interview of Mike Kerins about Jesse James. According to Kerins, Jesse James used to hide out near Raccoon Lake in Rockville, Indiana. Kerins states that when James was shot, he was buried in a cave by Raccoon Lake and...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Lisa Acobert's transcribed interview of William Acobert about Jesse James. According to Acobert, his uncle used to give food to Jesse James when he was in Missouri.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Paula Bishop's transcribed interview of Dorothy Bishop about Jesse James. According to Bishop, her uncle was part of the James Gang.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Jeff Skaggs's transcribed interview of James Skaggs about Jesse James. According to Skaggs, Jesse James went on a hunting trip and all of the men knew he was innocent of most of the crimes he was accused of.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Trina Minnick's transcribed interview of Travella Myers about Jesse James. According to Myers, there is a rock in Medora, Indiana, that says "Jesse James 10 miles West" and there was supposedly money buried at the rock.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, Rev. Bob James's mother went to Jesse James's funeral. She thought it was Jesse James in the casket.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, one of Jesse James' guns is now a family heirloom.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, Jesse James paid off someone's house and then stole the money back from the bank.

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