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    • Assailant in the backseat, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Fugitives from justice; Automobiles;
    • This is Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, a woman hears about an escaped murderer in her area while she is driving to the store to do some shopping. On the...
    • Convict 10057 n.d

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Diseases; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Note to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is giving him a bottle of malted milk to help him through his illness. Says that he has been saving it for an emergency. Writes that there is only one condition connected to the gift and...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1916-12-23

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
    • Letter to the Officers and Members of the International Molders' Union of North America on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 12/23/1916. Writes that C. M. Fickert, the District Attorney prosecuting his case, has become the laughing...
    • Angels, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Richard Dustin Doyle's account of supernatual story about a woman who was walking home one night through a park where an escaped convict rapist was said to be. Unaware of the escaped rapist, she prayed...
    • Curry, Mabel Dunlap 1920-07-31

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Health;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/31/1920. Writes that he is sending Mabel Dunlap Curry his own personal "Official Report of the Physical Condition of Convict No. 9653," signed with the pseudonym Uneeda Pill, M.D.
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-12-20

    • Prisoners; Christmas; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, 12/20/1921. Sends Theodore Debs drawings by a fellow prisoner who has "art in his soul" but has been branded as a convict.
    • Boyfriend's death, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Christine Robinson's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Kenneth Robinson. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been killed and hanged by an escaped convict when he fails to return from...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Prisoners; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Louise Beckman's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel gravestone. According to legend, a convict escaped from prison with a ball and chain around his leg. He made good his escape, but later succumbed to a bullet wound he...
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • 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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