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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Stone, Irving 1945-08-22

    • Motion pictures; Debs family;
    • Copy of letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 08/22/1945. Writes she recently caught the radio broadcast of LUST FOR LIFE. Assures Stone that she enjoyed the broadcast immensely. Remarks that she cannot wait to see the movie of IMMORTAL WIFE. Says...
    • Rogers, L.W 1943-04-05

    • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/5/1943. Says that since he caught pneumonia in Spokane, Washington that he has had to stop lecturing for a while and take a rest. Writes that wherever he speaks that he usually runs into at least one person who knew...
    • Haunted forests, Elkhart County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Fire; Trees;
    • Jamie Emmert's transcribed account of a legend involving a car accident in which a man was tossed from his car and pinned between a tree and his car. The car caught on fire burning the man's face and body into the tree. It is said that if you go to...
    • Haunted forests, Parke County, Indaina

    • Supernatural;Trees;Shadows;
    • Brian Carden's transcribed interview of Jimmy Tusch's account of a tree that had caught on fire and at night the side of the tree a shadow would appear of a woman holding a baby and a boy standing next to her in Parke County, Indiana.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Barbara Birchfield's transcribed interview of Mary Tudor about Ed Gein. According to Tudor, there was a man in Wisconsin who killed women and made lampshades out of their skin. When he was caught, they found a human heart boiling on the stove.
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tracie Spencer's transcribed account of gypsies. According to Spencer, a young girl fell in love with a gypsy boy. Her father forbid her to see the boy. One day, the village caught fire and the girl was killed. Before she died, she put a curse on...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, a little boy was flying a kite and it got caught in power lines. A teenager climbed up to get the kite and got electricuted. The teenager lived, but...
    • Murdered spouses, Paris, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Witches;
    • Devon Scobee's transcribed interview of Charles Toma about murdered spouses in Paris, Illinois. According to Toma, a family from Paris, Illinois, lived in a large house and people thought that the mother and daughters were witches. Rumor had it...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Nancy Mooneyham's transcribed interview of Jane Myers Long about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Long, a boy was hit and killed by a hit-and-run driver. The driver was never caught, but soon after the boy's death a face...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Michael Costlow's transcribed interview of Susan Butler about the Hatchet Man in Bartholomew County, Indiana. According to Butler, the Hatchet Man went crazy after his wife was killed, and he started attacking cars with a hatchet. He killed two...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Michael Costlow's transcribed interview of Susan Butler about the Hatchet Man in Bartholomew County, Indiana. According to Butler, the Hatchet Man went crazy after his wife was killed, and he started attacking cars with a hatchet. He killed two...
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Lisa Notter's transcribed interview of Colleen Fields about the Hatchetman. According to Fields, there is an old graveyard that is supposed to be guarded by the Hatchetman. If you're caught there after hours he chases you with his hatchet.
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • John Lane's transcribed interview of Rodney Dowell about Simon Gurdy. According to Dowell, Simon Gurdy was captured by Indians and became a cannibal. Mothers would warn their children not to go in the woods or they could be caught and eaten by...
    • Outlaw legend, Merom, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Linda Turpen's transcribed interview of Walter Edgar Smith about outlaws. According to Smith, a man once stole a horse and to avoid getting caught with it, he cut the horse open and sank it in the river.
    • Outlaw legend, Hobart, Australia

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Malcolm Randolph's transcribed interview of Professor R.B. Hugenhan about an outlaw story from Australia. According to Hugenhan, Ned Kelly was a bushranger. He shot several troopers and was said to have worn an iron breast plate to stop bullets....

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