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    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tracie Spencer's transcribed account of gypsies. According to Spencer, a young girl fell in love with a gypsy boy. Her father forbid her to see the boy. One day, the village caught fire and the girl was killed. Before she died, she put a curse on...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Lynn Toth's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Spencer County near Dale Indiana Collected by Michelle Burress. According to legend, a woman lost her baby while crossing a bridge. Now one can hear a baby crying in the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Decapitations; Searching; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Floyd's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tracie Spencer. According to legend, a train conductor found blood splattered on the side of a box car after passing near...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Ghosts; Decapitations; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Floyd's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tracie Spencer. According to legend, a young groom lost his wife on the way home. When he found her, she was missing a...
    • Margaret Gisolo with Girl Scouts at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa

    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Camping; Girls
    • This is a photograph that was taken at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa, which was located at McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer, Indiana. Gisolo worked at the camp as a camp counselor in the senior girls' unit. She was also the first Terre Haute Girl Scout...
    • Margaret Gisolo washing clothes at Girl Scout Camp

    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Camping;
    • This is a photograph of Maraget Gisolo washing clothes at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa, which was located at McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer Indiana. Gisolo was a camp counselor and the first Girl Scout Director of Terre Haute.
    • Group of Girl Scouts at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa

    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Girls; Camping;
    • This is a photograph of a group of Girl Scouts posing at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa. The camp was located at McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer, Indiana. Margaret Gisolo is in last person from the left in the back row. She was a camp counselor at Camp...
    • Girl Scouts pose at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa

    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Girls; Camping; Camps; State parks & reserves;
    • This is a photograph of a group of Girl Scouts posing at Camp Na-Wa-Kwa, which is located at McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer, Indiana. Margaret Gisolo is the last person from the left in the back row. She was a camp counselor and also the...
    • Normal Advance 1903

    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1914

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; 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 senios and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Steven Nixon's transcribed interview of Ralph Kendall about Abe Lincoln. According to Kendall, Lincoln was accused of stealing a whetstone. Lincoln had actually placed it up so high that the owner could not see or reach it.

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