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    • Eccentric dirty people, Elmore, Minnesota

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Refuse;
    • Kandis Koppen's transcribed personal account of "Pick up Charlie" in Elmore, Minnesota. Charlie walked around the town and picked up trash. He wore winter clothes all year. When his house burned down, he refused to live in the room that the town...
    • Vanzetti, Bartolomeo 1927-06-11

    • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 06/11/1927. Writes that in Theodore Debs' heart the same flame burns as that which burned in Eugene V. Debs'. Says that Theodore Debs is able to understand his and Nicola Sacco's case better than even he can. Remarks that...
    • Watson, Blanche ????-10-15

    • Churches; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/15/?. Says that everyone who belongs to the Community Church has one thing on their mind, raising $120,000 to rebuild the church after it burned down. Asks that Eugene V. Debs consider making a contribution towards this...
    • Mayer, Louis 1919-10-28

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs 10/28/1919. Writes that Hervey Minns stayed with him for 2 weeks. Says that during that time he had Hervey Minns pose for him so that he could sculpt his profile. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he attended one of John Haynes...
    • Mailly, Bertha H. 1947-08-23

    • Rand School of Social Science
    • Letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 8/23/1947. Writes that ever since Theodore ebsD's passing that she has been dreading the task of disposing of the papers of Eugene V. Debs. Says that now that Irving Stone has returned the materials of Eugene V....
    • Tarp man of Sullivan County

    • Suicides; Hermits; Fire;
    • Thomas L. Foster's transcribed interview of Robert Gillogly's account of the Tarp Man of Sullivan County. According to Gillogly, the man was a hermit and when a road was built on his property he burned down his house, shot his dog, laid a tarp...
    • Tarp man of Sullivan County

    • Suicides; Hermits; Fire;
    • Robert Gillogly's transcribed interview of Charles Alexander's account of the Tarp Man of Sullivan County. According to Alexander, the man lived in Sullivan County, Indiana, and when a road was built on his property he burned down his house, shot...
    • Tarp man of Sullivan County

    • Suicides; Hermits; Fire;
    • Deborah Bates' transcribed interview of Ules and Cora Slinker about the Tarp Man of Sullivan County. Ules and Cora state that the man lived far from the road and was isolated. He liked the isolation, and when he found out that they were building a...
    • Belle Gunness

    • Serial murderers -- Indiana; Homicides -- Indiana; Women; Dismemberment; Nightmares;
    • Jennifer Munson's transcribed interview of Shirley Robinson's account of her mother's experience in the house of Belle Gunness. Shirley Robinson's mother went to Belle Gunness' house after it burned and experienced nightmares for quite a while...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Jackie Sopira about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Sopira, the Green Man only comes out at night. He was turned green after he was "burned by electricity" as Sopira states.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...
    • Ouija Board, Sheridan, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Bill Woodward's transcribed interview of Marie Woodward about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Woodward, she and her husband found an Ouija Board in the house they bought when they were first married. Her husband threw away the...
    • Ouija Board, Brazil, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Heather Cooksey's transcribed interview of Tammy Harbour about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Harbour, after her friend burned an Ouija Board there was a red ring around her house.
    • Bloody Mary, Marshall County, Iowa

    • Witches; Mirrors; Rites & ceremonies;
    • Deborah Laverty's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by herself. Laverty describes the story of Mary Worth, a witch who was supposedly burned at the stake. She goes on to describe the ritual one goes through in order...
    • 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...

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