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    • John F. Kennedy

    • John F. Kennedy; Legends; People; Death; Celebrities; Assassinations; Rumor;
    • Loretta Thompson's transcribed personal account of the things she heard about JFK's assassination. Thompson states that people say JFK did not die and he is living in a comatose state at his parents' house in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. She also...
    • Thompson, Edward 1920-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1920. Says that he is sending Eugene V. Debs 2 photos of a poster he made for Eugene V. Debs' 1920 campaign. Writes that the portraits on the poster are almost life size. Mentions that the poster was hung on the...
    • Evil eye

    • Evil Eye; Magic; Healing; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca S. Thompson's typewritten variant of belief in the Evil Eye. This document includes the way to bestow the Evil Eye, as well as several methods for dispersing it.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; lanterns; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca S. Thompson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a girl was decapitated in an accident near the hill. Now her father searches for her with a spectral...
    • Bloody man uses washer, Lake County, Indiana

    • Laundry; African Americans; Crimes;
    • Annabelle Thompson's transcribed variant of The Bloody Man Using the Washer urban legend as collected by Mary E. Crawford. In this account, a woman calls the police when she hears her washer turn on. When the police arrive, they discover a colored...
    • 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...
    • Thompson, W.H. 1913-06-16

    • Press, Socialist;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/16/1913. Says that he read Thompson's article "Socialists Failed as Investigators, Their Report a Weak Mass of Mistakes in Regard to Present Condition and a Sickening Eulogy of Dictator Hatfield" in the...
    • Thompson, Carl D. 1910-12-05

    • Socialists; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 12/05/1910. Writes that Thompson's last letter was a joy to read. Says that there is not a word in the letter that he disagrees with. Remarks that while he would love to respond to the letter at length he does...
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway about Abe Lincoln. According to Hemenway, Lincoln learned about law in Boonville, Indiana.

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