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    • George Washington

    • Presidents; Presidential homes;
    • Steven Nixon's transcribed interview of Ralph Kendall about George Washington's kitchen boys. According to Kendall, the boys who worked in George Washington's kitchen were required to whistle while bringing food to the table. This was to assure the...
    • George Washington

    • Presidents; Presidential homes;
    • Elaine F. Hayden's transcribed interview of Tina Bowles about George Washington's old headquarters. According to Bowles, the Maple Lawn Inn in Mountainside, New York, was once George Washington's headquarters.
    • Animal lover, Washington, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of Greg Wimmenauer's account of an animal lover in Washington, Indiana. According to Wimmenauer, there was a lady who lived with between fifty and one hundred cats. She never got rid of them because they were...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Harley Micheal Burkhardt's typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington. In the tale, the legend tells of a train that slipped into the Blue Hole after a powerful storm, and that nobody has ever looked for it since.
    • Feeble-minded person in Washington, Indiana

    • People with disabilities; People; Legends;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of Greg Wimmenauer about Bill Conley. According to Wimmenauer, Conley went fishing with his brothers and they tied him to a pole on a sandbar in the White River. After three days the brothers came back for...
    • Ouija Board, Washington, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Bridget Monaghan's transcribed interview of Helen Ryan about her experiences with an Ouija Board. According to Ryan, she and her cousins often played with an Ouija Board as children.
    • Old book

    • Books;
    • One typed page which contains information about a book titled: Life of George Washington by Aaron Bancroft, T. Bellinton, 1826. It had been owned by Judge McGreggor until his death and then left to the Y.M.C.A. along with the rest of his home and...
    • Fuhrberg, H.O 1926-11-05

    • Public speaking; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/05/1926. Says that he never saw man who "was so universally loved by those that knew him well" as he has seen with Eugene V. Debs. Writes that he heard Eugene V. Debs speak last in Seattle, Washington on 09/09/1923....
    • Unidentified Correspondents n.d. from E. Debs

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Women's suffrage
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Writes that the dispatch he received from Washington would make "the blood of a stone image boil." Says that if Woodrow Wilson did not have the "hide of a pachyderm" he could not stand it. Remarks that the women of...
    • Greenhalgh, Katherine 1920-05-21

    • Fans (Persons); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons; Prison sentences; Political prisoners; Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951; Seattle (Wash.); Appeal to Reason; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 5/21/20. Writes that there can be "no peace" or "no joy" until Eugene V. Debs is released from prison. Says that the Seattle, Washington Russian comrades had a picnic in the new Peoples' Park, a place where there is free...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 079

    • American Legion; Meetings;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Strand, Everett, Washington letterhead, n.d. Writes that last night's meeting was wonderful. Says that he "never addressed a more beautiful, sympathetic and enthusiastic audience." Mentions that it was in...
    • Lewis, Lena Morrow 1920-08-27

    • Writing; Socialist Labor Party;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 8/27/1920. Tells Theodore Debs that she is planning meetings for William Henry and Seymour Stedman to speak in Seattle, Washington. Says that Seymour Stedman does not deserve all of the flak he has been receiving. ...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Beth Henderson's transcribed interview of Dan Fromme about Abe Lincoln. According to Fromme, Lincoln stayed the night at Colonel Van Trees's house in Washington, Indiana, because he was on his way to Washington, D.C. to defend someone.


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