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    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts runs for Sheriff and Mayor in every election. He goes around town wearing bumper stickers that say "VOTE FOR WATTS."
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts hitchhikes everywhere. Once a year he goes to Florida and sends fruit to the people who are nice to him.
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts got kicked out of a restaurant once for threatening someone who worked there.
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Sherri Manns about David Watts. According to Manns, Watts walked around town with a boombox and hitchhiked everywhere.
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Kenneth Allen's transcribed interview of James Watts about an outlaw story from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Watts, there were some boys who were throwing a dog into a fire and when the dog caught fire it ran under the barn. The barn caught...
    • Haunted asylums and sanitariums

    • Asylums; Diseases; Aged persons; Fires;
    • Donna Elmer collected a legend from Clemmet Watts pertaining to an old asylum in the neighborhood of Lawrenceburg in Indianapolis, Indiana in which an elderly lady burned to death in her wheelchair.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Construction; Infants; Screaming; Supernatural;
    • This is Clemmet Watts's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Marion County near Indianapolis, collected by Donna Elmer. According to legend, a man and a baby fell into concrete as it was being poured, and were never recovered. Now...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Jim Reilly's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge, collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, a woman left her baby up on a bridge, and now one can hear the sound of the baby crying.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Kay Deitz's variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, the bridge is haunted because a mother threw her baby into the water under the bridge.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Julie Fleenor's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, the bridge is haunted because a woman killed her baby by dropping it over the side of the bridge.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Janice Ridgeway's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge, collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, the bridge is haunted because a young mother threw her baby off the top of the bridge.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Railroads; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Kathy Porter's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, a woman was crossing a bridge and dropped her baby when a train came by.
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Crying; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Mindy May's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge collected by Judy Watts. According to legend, a woman jumped off a bridge with her baby, now one can hear a baby crying near the bridge.
    • Gerber, G. August 1927-07-22

    • WEVD (Radio Station) New York, N.Y.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Debs Memorial Radio Fund letterhead, 7/22/27. Writes that the Debs Memorial Radio Fund committee is working on purchasing an already established station and increasing its power from 500 to 1,000 watts. Says that it will...

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