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    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Hell;
    • This is a typewritten account of the 100 Steps Cemetery in Clay County, Indiana, as told by Rick A. Brewster. In this version there are 99 steps up to the cemetery and if you count 100 steps on the way down you have taken a step into Hell.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Hell;
    • Amie E. Blice tells her version of the legend of 100 Steps Cemetery located in Clay County, Indiana. The cemetery has a staircase that has 100 steps to the entrance and only 99 steps on the way down. The last step is the step into Hell.
    • "Uncle Bill" n.d.

    • Poetry; Publications;
    • Form letter, n.d. Says that the enclosed manuscript can be used in any way by the receiver. Asks that if the receiver decides to publish any part of it to give some money to a homeless shelter, an orphanage, or a children's hospital. Includes a...
    • 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.
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Hypodermic syringes; Children;
    • This is a transcribed variant of an AIDS urban legend as collected from Krystal Wade by Jonathon Wade. The informant states that her mother heard a story about a little boy at another school who went around poking other students with a needle he...
    • Algernon, Lee 1921-08-25

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, 08/25/1921. Writes that it is kind, thoughtful and considerate of Lee to remember him in such a touching way. Says that he only wished he deserved such a flattering tribute.
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Assailant in the backseat, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Fugitives from justice; Automobiles;
    • This is Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, a woman hears about an escaped murderer in her area while she is driving to the store to do some shopping. On the...
    • Baker, Charles, 1925-04-13

    • Prevey, Marguerite; Death; Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 4/13/1925. Says that his daughter Marguerite Prevey has died and that he is on his way to Youngstown, Ohio for the funeral. Mentions that he will be joined by Mabel Dunlap Curry in Chicago, Illinois
    • Bard, Helen Hollingsworth, n.d.

    • Hollingsworth, J. H.; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Sick persons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Writes that like Eugene V. Debs, Theodore Debs has a way with words. Says that she is dealing much better with the death of her father. Mentions that she saw an article about Theodore Debs in a Chicago, Illinois paper...
    • Barnes, J. Mahlon, 1912-05-31

    • Political campaigns; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1912;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 5/31/1912. Tells Barnes that he must limit his speaking engagements because he thought his "Red Special" schedule was "inhuman." States that he wants to help make any decisions relating to the way his campaign will be...
    • Bellush, Bernard 1943-08-05

    • Riots & demonstrations;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/05/1943. Says that he has been negligent in writing Theodore Debs since visiting him last April. Assures Theodore Debs that he has thought of him time and time again. Remarks that he appreciated the way Theodore Debs...
    • Bellush, Bernard, 1943-08-05

    • United States. Army -- Military life;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 8/5/1943. Says that he has been negligent in writing Theodore Debs since visiting him last April. Assures Theodore Debs that he has thought of him time and time again. Remarks that he appreciated the way Theodore Debs...

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