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    • Bear story

    • Folklore; Hunting; Bear cubs; Bears; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Two typed pages which contain a tale about a man who took two boys out hunting and they ran into a mother bear and two cubs. They ended up killing the mother and taking the two cubs home with them.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Vicki Semaya's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Barbara Betchley. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged in a bear trap after he fails to return from gettin more gasoline for...
    • Schmarak, Sidney 1920-10-25

    • Children;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, signed by Schmarak, William Klatzko, and J. Cohen, 10/25/1920. Writes that a group of working class children in Brooklyn, New York have organized a club named after Eugene V. Debs. Says that these children have formed the...
    • Spargo, John 1912-06-19

    • Spargo, John, 1876-1966; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933; Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Socialists; Socialism; Free love
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/19/1912. Says that he is writing in response to the statement made by Spargo and Morris Hillquit in which declared that anyone who opposed them in the selection of J. Mahlon Barnes as campaign manager were not true...
    • Stone, Irving 1945-11-01

    • Books; Socialism; Socialism -- United States; Socialists;
    • Copy of letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/01/1945. Writes that she and Gertrude Debs are delighted that Stone is making progress on his book about Eugene V. Debs. Says that she is glad to know that socialism is making a comeback in the United...
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-24

    • Public speaking; Socialism; Strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/24/1916. Writes that he has just returned to his hotel after speaking at a meeting in Crystal Falls, Michigan "under peculiar difficulties and extraordinary circumstances." Says that there were rumors flying...
    • Goebel, George 1912-08-13

    • Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Jones, Mother, 1837-1930;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 8/13/12. Writes that Goebels' letter dated 7/29/12 was "weak and evasive." Says that he has received mostly letters supporting his position in the J. Mahlon Barnes controversy. Mentions that he has only received four...
    • Hurley, Ruth 1914-04-02

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Public speaking; National Rip-Saw;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs on NATIONAL RIP SAW letterhead, 4/2/14. Says that she is writing to solidify dates for Eugene V. Debs' July encampment tour. Asks that Theodore Debs try to accommodate a speaking engagement in Bear Lake, Michigan by moving...
    • Debs, Katherine Metzel 1929-02-05

    • Debs family; Debs, Jean Daniel; Debs, Marguerite Bettrich;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 02/05/1929. Says that he has enclosed a dividend check for Katherine Debs. Mentions that the amount is "insignificant as compared to present day values, but it bulks overwhelmingly large in all that is clean,...
    • Debs, Katherine Metzel 1929-02-05 Copy

    • Debs family; Debs, Jean Daniel; Debs, Marguerite Bettrich;
    • Copy of Letter from Theodore Debs, 02/05/1929. Says that he has enclosed a dividend check for Katherine Debs. Mentions that the amount is "insignificant as compared to present day values, but it bulks overwhelmingly large in all that is clean,...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1926-11-12

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 11/12/1926. Tells Le Prade that he and his family are heart-broken at the loss of Eugene V. Debs. Says that the support of people like her, Harold Story, and Kate Crane-Gartz has made him more courageous to bear his...
    • Phifer, Lincoln 1926-08-10

    • Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/10/1926. Writes that on his way to Bear Lake, Michigan he made a stop in Chicago, Illinois to see some of the old APPEAL TO REASON comrades. Remarks that he was hoping to see Eugene V. Debs while he was up there and was...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-24

    • Political prisoners; Amnesty
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 9/24/1920. Writes that he appreciated getting all the details on the meeting with A. Mitchell Palmer. Says that while he was interested in what A. Mitchell Palmer had to say on the question of amnesty that he consider him...
    • Bigfoot, Clark County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Odors;
    • This is a transcribed account by Pat Bell of a Bigfoot legend in Charlestown, IN. Bell tells of a farmer who reportedly saw, shot at, and scared off a Bigfoot creature (described as a cross between a gorilla and a bear) as it stood on the edge of...
    • Bigfoot, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Narcotics; Alcohol;
    • This is a transcribed account from James Ray Swalls as recorded by Steve Witt about Swalls' experience with seeing a large hairy creature while on a drive. Swalls makes a lot of references to the fact that he and his companion were very drunk and...
    • 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.

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