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    • Folk doctors, Doc Strong

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed personal account of Doc Strong. According to Dickey, Doc Strong lived in Coxville, Indiana, and buried jars of money in his yard.
    • Phyllis Greene and friends

    • Greene, Phyllis; Stanley, Faye; Greene, Brandy; McGee, Erika; McGee, Terri
    • Photograph of Phyllis Greene (Norvell), Faye Stanley, Brandy Greene, Erika McGee and Terri McGee, taken at Terri McGee's home in June, 2002.
    • Terri Kriston

    • Special Olympics Indiana ; Kriston, Terri
    • Photograph of Terri Kriston receiving the 1999 Coach Award from Special Olympics Indiana at the state conference.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Terri Kuhns's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a man was lost one evening and now his wife searches for him with a latern.
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Patricia Dickey about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Dickey, everyone in Clinton, Indiana, was bootlegging during the 1920s. It ruined a lot of lives.
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Domenic Nepote, Jr about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Nepote, there is supposedly a tunnel under the Wabash river between Vermillion County and Parke County. Bootleggers used it to escape...
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Domenic Nepote, Jr about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Nepote, his mother used to buy moonshine and water it down before selling it to men who came to her house.
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Domenic Nepote, Jr about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Nepote, his mother went on a moonshine run with a family friend when she was a child.
    • Gypsies, Parke County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Gilbert Dickey about gypsies. According to Dickey, his grandmother was frequently visited by gypsies. Whenever they would visit, she would hide her money in a cupboard. Without ever going near it, the gypsies...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Parke County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Annette Dickey's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Terri Dickey. In this account, a group of people see a hitchhiker and decide to pick him up. They ask him where he would like to go, but he did not reply....
    • Cats

    • Cats; Superstitions; Luck;
    • Terri Dickey collected a folk belief from Domenic Nepote, Jr., regarding a conversion action to dispel bad luck from black cats.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Natural gas;
    • This document is an oral history interview of a retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. In this interview, he discusses "black damp," a gas that you couldn't smell in the coal mines.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This document is an oral history interview with an unnamed retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. In this interview he discusses sprags.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Labor unions;
    • This document is an oral history interview of a retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. In this interview he discusses the coal miners union and scabs.

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