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    • Bonds Chapel

    • Graves; Chains; Marriage; Cemeteries; Supernatural;
    • This is Mary R. Walls's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana as collected by Lois K. Walls. According to legend, a woman's husband died and she jumped in the grave with him. They were both wearing...
    • Sulger, John E 1927-10-21

    • Books; Prison reform;
    • Letter to Marie Debs Heinl, 10/21/1927. Writes that he appreciated the copy of Eugene V. Debs' book WALLS AND BARS that he sent. Tells Heinl that he has read the book with great interest and found it "positively thrilling." Says that while he does...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1927-10-24

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    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/24/1927. Informs Theodore Debs that she just received the copy of WALLS AND BARS that he sent to her. Writes that she was deeply touched by his beautiful inscription. Asks that Theodore Debs let her know how his...
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • This is a typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Lois K. Walls from an anonymous female informant. In this account, a girl goes crazy after her friends play a prank on her using a cadaver's arm.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Baur, Dorothy, 1927-10-10

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    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/10/1927. Says that she appreciated the copy of WALLS AND BARS that Theodore Debs sent. Asks that Theodore Debs tell her if he is happy about the new hotel in Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Gardner, Helen 1920-12-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/21/20. Says that she feels happy to have met Eugene V. Debs. Tells Eugene V. Debs that "prison walls cannot confine the spirit." Writes that Eugene V. Debs' name received applause when she said it during an address she...
    • Goodenough, Caroline L. 1920-12-19

    • Christmas; Fans (Persons); Songs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/19/20. Writes that her heart goes out to Eugene V. Debs this Christmas season. Says that Euene V. Debs and V. I. Lenin both lead the "great cause of human freedom." Includes a song titled "Walls and Wings" with a...
    • Henry, William H. 1927-09-19

    • Books; Publications; American Appeal; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers; Hurt, Walter;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 9/19/27. Assures Henry that he appreciates the fact that he has been sent the first copy of WALLS AND BARS. Writes that he cannot allow Henry to print Walter Hurt's letter to him without the consent of Hurt. Says that he...
    • Henry, William H. 1927-09-16

    • Books; Publications; American Appeal; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party National Office letterhead, 9/16/27. Informs Theodore Debs that he is mailing him the first copy of WALLS AND BARS to come off the press. Writes that the book is made of the very best materials and that it...
    • Hines, Paul J. 1945-12-26

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Biography; Books; Publications; Stone, Irving, 1903-1989; Socialism;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper on Home and School Library Association letterhead, 12/26/45. Says that he appreciated Marguerite Debs Cooper's card telling him that Theodore Debs had passed on. Writes that he did not know how he missed seeing it...
    • Howell, N. C. 1919-12-16

    • Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Thanksgiving Day; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/16/19. Writes that on Thanksgiving he had nothing to be thankful for. Says that he noticed where the Senate ignored Woodrow Wilson's peace proposition. Writes that the coal strike was called off and the "steel strike is...
    • Hurt, Walter 1927-09-10

    • Books -- Reviews; Publications;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/10/27. Says that he read WALLS AND BARS at a single sitting, a book which he characterizes as "the most intensely dramatic human document" he ever read.
    • Hurt, Walter 1927-10-01

    • Books; Publications; Thank-you notes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/1/27. Says that he received the limited deluxe edition of WALLS AND BARS that Theodore Debs sent. Writes that it is an exquisitely beautiful volume. Tells Theodore Debs that he deeply appreciated Theodore Debs' personal...

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