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    • Outlaw legend, East Chicago, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Linda Kiraly's transcribed interview of Robert Wood Komara about an outlaw story from East Chicago, Indiana. According to Komara, his great-grandfather was as strong as a bull. One night he had a few too many to drink and fought twelve guys after...
    • 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.
    • Selby, Eugenie Debs 1874-10-08

    • Death; Religion; Terre Haute (Ind.); Employment; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 10/08/1874. Says that he had already heard about the death of Mr. Fisher before Selby told him about it. Writes that while it is indeed sad that it was the "will of the Almighty." Tells Selby that he will be returning to...
    • Stone, Irving; 1948-01-12

    • Books -- Reviews;
    • Copy of letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 01/12/1948. Writes that she received a letter from Lena Morrow Lewis today with August Claessens' review of ADVERSARY IN THE HOUSE enclosed. Says that August Claessens is taking out his grudge against...
    • Stone, Irving; 1947-11-09

    • Pictures; Libel and slander
    • Copy of letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/09/1947. Writes that she received a call from a friend saying that a local science teacher has been going around telling people that Stone farms out chapters of his book. Says that Stone should think...
    • Zsok, Joseph 1915-12-14

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1916; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs in German, 12/14/1915. Writes that he wants to discuss Eugene V. Debs' candidacy for President. Says that he cannot understand why Eugene V. Debs has refused to accept the Socialist Party's nomination. Tells Eugene V. Debs...
    • Damm, Peter 1905-04-16

    • Strikes; American Railway Union; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/16/1905. Says that the failure of the strike by New York City, New York's subway and L system workers was due to the public denunciation by the officers of the international. Writes that Samuel Gompers could not have...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1910-03-28

    • Prevey, Marguerite; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on F. N. Prevey letterhead, 03/28/1910. Writes that last night's meeting in Youngstown, Ohio "broke all records." Says that thousands of people could not get into the hall to hear him speak whom Marguerite Prevey addressed...
    • Karsner, David 1926-09-27

    • Health; Salutations; Sick persons; Newspapers; Writing; Publications;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/27/26. Says that he has been thinking a lot about Eugene V. Debs lately and wonders how he is feeling. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he quit his Sunday magazine job because he did not want to become a staff writer. Writes...
    • O'Neil, R.P 1921-01-01

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on O'Neil and Staples Mutual Investment Company of Oklahoma letterhead, 1/1/1921. Says that he is writing to send Eugene V. Debs New Year greetings. Writes that he is disgusted that Eugene V. Debs is in prison while so many...
    • Quinlivan, Francis Blanche 1920-08-23

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 ; Voting; Poetry
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company letterhead, 8/23/1920. Writes that this is a red letter day for her because tonight she is going to register to vote so that she can cast her first ballot for Eugene V. Debs...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-21

    • Socialism; Political prisoners; Labor unions; Labor unions -- Organizing; Amnesty
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 9/21/1920. Writes that if Theodore Debs had seen the delegation her organization brought before A. Mitchell Palmer he would have been proud....
    • Moonshiners, Shelburn, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Sara Russell's transcribed interview of Jim Thompson about moonshiners in Shelburn, Indiana. According to Thompson, a man from Shelburn used to run moonshine. Once when he was in Indianapolis, Indiana, his car broke down so he put on overalls and...
    • Rape legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex; Cannibalism;
    • Jayliene Davis' transcribed interview of Linda Norris about a rape legend from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Norris, there was a lady driving down a country road and she ran out of gas. She was afraid to walk anywhere, so she decided to sit in...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Footprints; Dormitories; Universities & colleges;
    • This is a transcribed account from Kale Stewart as collected by Leah Newton about three supernatural occurrences within Rhoads Hall at Indiana State University. On separate days, he reported that the benevolent ghost had emptied his clothes from...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Suicides; College buildings; Crosses;
    • This is a transcribed account of Caitlin Brewster as recorded by herself about a suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University and a white cross that appeared underneath the window from which the female resident jumped. The...
    • Normal Advance 1903

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; 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 seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.

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