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    • Walker, J. H. 1908-03-28

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/28/1908. Says that he thinks that it is unfortunate that labor leaders are too timid to tell the working classes "the truth they so much need to know." Tells Walker that he sees no reason why the he cannot...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed interview of George Walker about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, the Green Man was very ugly, and he only comes out at night. Sometimes he'll take beers if you leave them for him.
    • Walkers, White Pine, Tennessee

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • George "Dave" Watson's transcribed interview of Kathy Moudy about a walker in White Pine, Tennessee. According to Moudy, her aunt was a walker. Aunt Bessie walked everywhere and would sleep wherever she was when she got tired. Sometimes she would...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Laura Walker about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Walker, she never had any experiences with mass produced Ouija Boards, but she had a frightening experience after buying an antique,...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, a little boy was flying a kite and it got caught in power lines. A teenager climbed up to get the kite and got electricuted. The teenager lived, but...
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a man who everyone calls Palladin who walks around town and takes ketchup packets from places.
    • Walkers, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Dave Leckitener about a walker in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Leckitener, there is a drunk man who walks all around Terre Haute, Indiana, with an umbrella. Sometimes the umbrella is just the spokes...
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a guy called Philo Joe or Bondville Joe who always walks in the middle of the street. His driver's license has been taken...
    • Walkers, Lancaster, Ohio

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Deborah Bates' transcribed personal account of a walker in Lancaster, Ohio. According to Bates, there was an older man who wore old clothes and pushed a small cart through alleys while jogging. He "half-trotted" everywhere he went.
    • Walkers, Frankfort, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Deborah Bates' transcribed personal account of a walker in Frankfort, Indiana. According to Bates, Sonny King lived in Frankfort, Indiana, and he always walked along the highways picking up trash and pop bottles.
    • Walker, Ryan 1919-12-16

    • Christmas; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; American Railway Union;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Ryan Walker, Cartoonist letterhead, 12/16/1919. Says that he is writing to send Eugene V. Debs his Christmas greetings. Assures Eugene V. Debs that the world will not be right until Eugene V. Debs is set free. Remarks...
    • Walker, Cora n.d.

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Writes that her father subscribes to the NEW DAY. Says that the editor of the newspaper asked its subscribers to send a word of good cheer to the political prisoners. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is soon...
    • Walker, J. H. 1908-03-26

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on United Mine Workers of America letterhead, 03/26/1908. Writes that he received Eugene V. Debs' letter asking him for a 500 word article about the United Mine Workers of America convention. Says that he does not care to...
    • Walker, Ryan n.d. to Debs

    • Karsner, David, 1889-1941; Christmas;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW YORK CALL letterhead, n.d. Says that he is writing to wish Eugene V. Debs a Merry Christmas. Tells Eugene V. Debs that David Karsner is on his way to visit him. Remarks that he wished that he was doing half the great...

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