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    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Victor Aldridge about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Aldridge, he and a group of friends used an Ouija Board one night and he was the only one who did not receive any answers. His friend...
    • Bellush, Bernard, 1944-02-21

    • Great Britain; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs from "Somewhere in Britain," 2/21/1944. Says that Robert Ingersoll once wrote, "To plow is to pray, to plant is to prophesy, and the harvest answers and fulfils." Remarks that Robert Ingersoll's name probably brings back...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1927-11-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 11/29/1927. Tells Le Prade that he attended the dedication ceremony for Eugene V. Debs on 10/20/1927. Says that it was a melancholy journey not only because it fell on the anniversary of Eugene V. Debs’ death, but that...
    • Minteer, Edwin D. 1925-02-18

    • Terre Haute Post (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 2/18/1925. Says that he would like to believe that the TERRE HAUTE POST is clean, fearless, and independent, but that its treatment and attitude towards Roger Baldwin makes him think otherwise. Tells Minteer that he...
    • Bellush, Bernard 1944-02-21

    • Fascism; Great Britain; New Leader;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs from "Somewhere in Britain," 2/21/1944. Says that Robert Ingersoll once wrote, "To plow is to pray, to plant is to prophesy, and the harvest answers and fulfils." Remarks that Robert Ingersoll's name probably brings back...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed interview of Flora Knox's account of where Billy Martin's body might have been found. Knox claimed that there was a strange woman named Rene Evans who kept all sorts of junk in her house. When Evans died people found a...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed account of beliefs surrounding the disappearance of Billy Martin. According to Scobell, Billy Martin went missing from a carnival in Brazil, Indiana. A "carni-guy" was suspected. The ponds near the park were searched as...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • D.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Darla Parkins' account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Parkins stated that most people believed that Martin was kidnapped by the carnival workers or that he was drowned. Also in this account, Lorraine Evans is...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Van Gurley's transcribed interview of Phyllis Modessit's account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Modessit said that Billy Martin disappeared in the late fifties and was never found.It was suspected that "Carnies" took him and buried him where...
    • Ouija Board, Anderson, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Beverly Bennett's transcribed personal account of an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Bennett, the Ouija board that she and her friends were using knew all of the answers to questions that the girls asked.
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Gina LaBan about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to LaBan, Ouija Boards only give answers that people want to hear. She believes that people subconsciously move the pointer where they want...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Granville Hayworth's transcribed interview of Eric Fouqua about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Fouqua, he and friends asked an Ouija Board questions but didn't get any answers. When they turned on the light, the candle they were...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Jeff Nonte about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Nonte, he and a group of friends used an Ouija Board on Halloween and got some strange answers. They suddenly heard a strange noise and when...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Bryan Steward about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Steward, sometimes the answers from an Ouija Board are probably from your mind.
    • Ouija Board, MIddlebury, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Candy Baer's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to this source, she did not believe in Ouija until she got answers from the spirit of a girl who she knew.
    • Ouija Board, Winamac, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Mary Weldon's transcribed interview of Elizabeth Weldon about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Weldon, she and a friend were frightened by an Ouija Board after they asked where the answers were coming from. The Ouija spelled...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Cheryl Rooney's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Don Terrell. In this account, a man meets a woman at a dance and asks to take her home at the end of the night. She agrees, but when they get to her house,...

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