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    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • Adeline De Walt Reynolds

    • Debs, Eugene V., (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Photographs;
    • Black and white publicity print of Adeline De Walt Reynolds as Maharane in the Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of India Kim. The producer was Leon Gordon and it was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Hell;
    • Christy Casassa tells her version of the tale of the Clay County cemetery 100 Steps in this typewritten account. According to Cassassa 100 steps lead up to the cemetery and only 99 steps go back down. The last step leads the traveler to Hell.
    • Devil's Hollow, Allen County, Indiana

    • Devil; Supernatural; Valleys;
    • Dan Dawson's transcribed account of the supernatural legend surrounding Devil's Hollow in Allen County, Indiana, as collected by Belinda Raub.The informant describes parents who use the legend to keep their children from misbehaving.
    • Legend of the Shades of Death

    • Parke County (Ind.);Legends;Folklore;Homicides
    • Four typed pages which contain information on where the Shades area is located and then continue on with the story about how the area got the name Shades of Death. It relates the tale of the Rush family, and how Mrs. Rush killed her husband with an...
    • 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.
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. Ruby tells a tale of a gypsy man who escaped punishment and ran until he found a place to sleep. When he was given a pillow he placed it under his feet because they had helped him...
    • Folk tale

    • Tall tales;
    • One typed page which contains a retelling by Joe Miller, Brazil , Indiana, of a story were local men scared off a man who had come to collect a dead body for a medical school.
    • True marksmanship

    • Tall tales; Dueling;
    • One typed page which contains a tale told by Jud Storm of Clay City, Indiana. It is about two early settlers who had a duel which ended in a draw as they both shot so accurately that they bullets hit each other in the air.
    • Lies

    • Parke County (Ind.); Tall tales; Harvesting machinery; Harvesting;
    • One typed page which recounts a short tale about a resident and his old wheat cradle.
    • Story

    • Parke County (Ind.); Tall tales; Walking; Montezuma (Ind.);
    • One typed page which recounts a tale about Sam Wheeler, an early resident of Parke County. He like to tell people he could walk the 25 miles between Montezuma and Terre Haute in 3 hours while carrying a 2 bushel bag of wheat.
    • Tale

    • Folklore; Slavery; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Escapes; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement;
    • One typed page which relates a story about a couple named Alfred and Rhoda Hadley who lived in Bloomingdale, Indiana. They helped conduct on the Underground Railroad and the story is about how they helped a set of escaped slaves get safetly away...
    • Tall tale

    • Parke County (Ind.); Tall tales;
    • One typed page which talks about a person in the Parke County area who used to move around often, and his chickens when sit down with crossed legs and wait to be tied up when they saw him drive the team of horses around the front of the house.

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