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    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's tanscribed interview of Barbara Folen about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Folen, the Green Man wes shocked somehow and turned green. He would only go out at night because he couldn't go out in the day.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, a little boy was flying a kite and it got caught in power lines. A teenager climbed up to get the kite and got electricuted. The teenager lived, but...
    • 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.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed interview of George Walker about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, the Green Man was very ugly, and he only comes out at night. Sometimes he'll take beers if you leave them for him.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Russell Shaffer about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Shaffer, he has seen the Green Man out walking several times. He states that the Green Man is a very nice guy and likes to drink beer.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Flemming about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Flemming, someone from Hollywood offered the Green Man one million dollars to do monster movies. The Green Man turned them down saying that God...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Bill Denny's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Denny, the Green Man worked for the electric company and was shocked. Because of the shock he had heart problems, and he was turned green. He was offered money...
    • Robinson, Victor 1907-10-07

    • Pamphlets;
    • Photocopy of letter from Eugene V. Debs on APPEAL TO REASON letterhead, 10/7/1907. Writes that he has received a copy of Robinson's pamphlet on William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. Says that from a glance at his pamphlet that he knows that he...
    • Belle Gunness

    • Serial murderers -- Indiana; Homicides -- Indiana; Women; Dismemberment; Nightmares;
    • Jennifer Munson's transcribed interview of Shirley Robinson's account of her mother's experience in the house of Belle Gunness. Shirley Robinson's mother went to Belle Gunness' house after it burned and experienced nightmares for quite a while...
    • Boyfriend's death, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Christine Robinson's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Kenneth Robinson. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been killed and hanged by an escaped convict when he fails to return from...
    • Buried treasure

    • Treasure hunts; Treasure chests; Indians of North America -- Indiana Territory; Caves;
    • Kenneth Robinson collected a legend from Philip L. Robinson pertaining to treasure buried in a cave near Sullivan County.
    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Unidentified flying objects; Supernatural;
    • This is Roina Robinson's typewritten account of a ball of fire that heckled her grandparents farm when they lived in Michigan. It would fly over the woods and blast a gust of air through a pine tree which would make haunting noises in the house....
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Chris Robinson about an experience with an Ouija Board. Robinson knew a girl who had an experience with an Ouija Board and was frightened by it. She preyed in order to feel safe again.
    • Robinson, Julius P 1975-10-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Photocopy of letter to Charles H. Kerr and Company, 10/15/1975. Asks that Charles H. Kerr and Company send him a catalogue of its books about labor and socialism. Says that when he was in Atlanta, Georgia in 1920 that his baseball team played the...

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