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    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Ann Dirker's transcribed interview of Edward Dirker about and outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Dirker, there was a man who the sheriff was afraid of, and one day the sheriff caught him off guard. When the sheriff called for him to...
    • Debs, Eugene V. [1895]-01-08

    • Woodstock (Ill.); American Railway Union; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 01/08/[1895]. Tells Theodore that he is in the best jail in the state and that he is in the best of health and spirit. Says that he eats with the sheriff's family, sleeps in clean,...
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-05-19

    • Socialists; Prisons -- West Virginia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/19/1913. Writes that on 05/09/1913 he, W. Gillespie, R. M. Kepart, F. M. Sturm were arrested and thrown in the county jail. Remarks that West Virginia governor Henry Hatfield signed the arrest orders. Says that as these...
    • Herring, John 1926-11-11

    • Fans (Persons); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisoners; Woodstock (Ill.); Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/11/26. Tells Thedore Debs that he wrote down some of his thoughts about Eugene V. Debs and thought he would share them with Theodore Debs. Says that he first became aware of Eugene V. Debs when he visited Woodstock,...
    • King, Bertha Hale White 1922-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Woodstock (Ill.); Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Writing;
    • Article titled "A Visit to Debs," to Eugene V. Debs, 10/27/22. Writes that she had the chance to visit Eugene V. Debs a few months ago at the Lindlahr Sanitarium. Says that she and Eugene V. Debs talked about Eugene V. Debs' prison days. Writes...
    • Borah, William E 1913-06-28

    • Investigations; Jones, Mother, 1837-1930; United States. Congress. Senate;
    • Letter to Eugene V Debs on United States Senate letterhead, 06/28/1913. Says that he will bring Eugene V Debs's letter to the attention of the members of the investigative committee. Mentions that the Senate investigative committee called Henry...
    • Borah, William E 1913-07-02

    • Investigations;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/02/1913. Says that he thinks that Sheriff Bonner Hill should be thoroughly questioned by the Senate's investigative committee about his role in the suppression of W. H. Thompson's paper and the shootings in...
    • Borah, William E 1913-07-08

    • Investigations;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/08/1913. Writes that W. H. Thompson says that the Senate's investigative committee never questioned Henry Hatfield or the sheriff. Mentions that Bonner Hill never was asked about his role in the shootings in...
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts runs for Sheriff and Mayor in every election. He goes around town wearing bumper stickers that say "VOTE FOR WATTS."
    • Outlaw legend, Brown County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Robert Rader's transcribed interview of Sara Clevenger about an outlaw. According to Clevenger, her great grandfather was the sheriff when a man sawed his way out of the Brown County jail. The man got lost in the woods and was glad to be recaptured...
    • Outlaw legend, Monroe City, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Mason Sutton's transcribed interview of Calvin McCoy about the Regulators. The Regulators were a group of men who fought crime. They once found an arsonist and removed him from the town. People said they were like the Klu Klux Klan or a sheriff's...
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • 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.
    • Lynching of George Ward

    • African Americans; Lynchings;Ward, George;Finkelstein, Ida;Fasig, Daniel; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Four typed pages which relate the details of the only lynching to take place in Terre Haute, Indiana. Miss Ida Finkelstein was attacked and injuried on her way home from school by Mr. George Ward. She died as a result of her injuries. From her...


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