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    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Pam Townsend's transcribed account of Martin Sheets and the phone in his mausoleum. Townsend stated that Sheets was buried with a bottle of whiskey and a phone in case he was buried alive. If he woke up, he could call a cab and have a drink while...
    • Ouija Board, Hillsboro, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Beth Wagoner's transcribed interview of Diana Townsend about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Townsend, she and a friend contacted a spirit who lied to them and another one of a girl who died in the cemetery behind Townsend's house.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Pam Townsend's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by herself. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who died of heartbreak shortly after his master's death. He was then stuffed and placed in his master's mausoleum....
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Floating; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of mysterious fog in Vigo County Indiana in Terre Haute collected by Pam Townsend. According to legend, a mysterious fog floated around the informant's house. When it left the next day, it left some...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • A transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Pam Townsend from an anonymous informant. In this account, the informant describes a girl who was killed in a car accident along a certain stretch of road. People now...
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Housing; Light; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Bonnie Townsend collected a legend from Delana Good regarding the happenings at the house of blue lights located in the Northeast part of Indianapolis.
    • Dedication

    • Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Tuxedoes; Townsend, M. Clifford (Maurice Clifford), 1884-1954; Building dedications; Dinners and dining;
    • John Sembower introduces Governor Townsend at a formal dinner for the dedication of the Student Union Building and Fine Arts & Commerce Building.
    • Dedication

    • Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Tuxedoes; Townsend, M. Clifford (Maurice Clifford), 1884-1954; Building dedications; Dinners and dining;
    • John Sembower and Governor Townsend sit together at a formal dinner for the dedication of the Student Union Building and Fine Arts & Commerce Building.
    • Dedication

    • Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Townsend, M. Clifford (Maurice Clifford), 1884-1954; Public speaking; Tuxedoes; Stages (Platforms); Auditoriums; Audiences; Building dedications;
    • Governor Townsend speaks to an audience inside the newly constructed Student Union Building, now known as Tirey Hall.
    • Dedication of Student Union Building

    • College administrators; Building dedications; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Dinner parties; Townsend, M. Clifford (Maurice Clifford), 1884-1954
    • John Sembower introduces Governor Maurice Clifford Townsend at the dedication of the Student Union Building (now Tirey Hall).
    • Dedication of Student Union Building

    • College administrators; Building dedications; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Dinner parties; Townsend, M. Clifford (Maurice Clifford), 1884-1954
    • John Sembower and Governor Maurice Clifford Townsend attend a dinner as part of the dedication of the Student Union Building (now Tirey Hall).
    • Borland, W. P 1936-02-19

    • Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/19/1936. Writes that he wished that all people had the right to a pension "not through the operation of any such fantastic and uneconomic scheme as the so-called Townsend Plan, but by means of a scientific, economically...
    • 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.
    • Crystal ball committee

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State College; Student organizations; Students; Fireplaces; Dormitories;
    • Crystal Ball committee members, Caroline Lloyd, Marcia Ratcliffe, Rita Wilson, Bonnie Townsend, Judy Simmons, Carolyn Sparks, Shirley Koch.
    • Crystal ball committee

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State College; Student organizations; Students; Fireplaces; Dormitories;
    • Crystal Ball committee members, Caroline Lloyd, Marcia Ratcliffe, Rita Wilson, Bonnie Townsend, Judy Simmons, Carolyn Sparks, Shirley Koch.
    • S.E.A. Group

    • Indiana State College; Indiana State University; Students; Student organizations;
    • Student Education Association members. Front row-Helen Ederle (sponsor), Christine Deisher, Jolan Cook, Bernie Ziol, Martha Horsiman, Gail Pennington, Alice Manlove, Nancy Stonebraker, Carole Thommen, Valeria Layne. Second row-Edgar Tanruther,...
    • Burford Hall group # 4

    • Indiana State College; Indiana State University; Students;
    • Burford Hall residents. First row-Nancy Walker, Janet Anderson, Mary Hatten, Barbara Gaines, Susan Chapman, Phyllis Richter, Joy Smith, Janet Rhude. Second row-Terrie Winchell, Geri Pudlo, Gail Hartman, Sally Gosnell, Sue Anne Rosenquist, Martha...
    • Sigma Kappa Sor.

    • Indiana State College; Indiana State University; Students; Student organizations; Fraternities & sororities;
    • Sigma Kappa members. Front row-Mary Lou Rzepka, Sherrin Stahly, Julia Joseph, Eloise Lutz, Nancy Arisman, Carol Berns, Mary Beth Fleischhauer, Phyllis Deno, Lois Smith, Suanne Cronkhite, Sandy Carroll. Second row-Joan Weidman, Jo Adamson, Mary...

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