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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Cindy Mix's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Count Albert Newsom. According to legend, if one is to travel to this hill, they can see floating lights.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Decapitations; Accidents; Automobiles; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Alan Jerk's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Count Albert Newsom. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home in a car and they crashed their car. The wife...
    • 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.
    • Shedd, Kendrick P 1920-12-20

    • Capitalism; New Year; Public speaking; Teaching; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs and Theodore Debs, 12/20/1920. Says that he is sure that the red ink with which he has typed his letter will not terrorize Eugene V. Debs like that color terrorizes the "Capitalist apostles of Privilege." Remarks that the...
    • Viereck, George Sylvester 1920-10-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/30/1920. Writes that he appreciated Eugene V. Debs' 2 messages, which he will always count among his most treasured possessions. Expresses the hope that he will meet Eugene V. Debs before too long. Says that he cannot...
    • Wilson, Oliver C. 1918-07-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 07/19/1918. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has been bed-ridden for the past 5 days with an attack of lumbago. Says that Wilson must not count on Eugene V. Debs for a single speech. Tells Wilson that Eugene V. Debs...
    • Weiss, Rose  1920-02-22

    • Amnesty; Socialists; Palmer, Alexander Mitchell, 1872-1936; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 02/22/1920. Says that she wanted to write to tell Eugene V. Debs how much she enjoyed her visit with him on 12/31/1919. Writes that after she returned from her visit with Eugene V. Debs, A. Mitchell Palmer began his raids....
    • 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.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • John Coleman's transcribed interview of Kathie Buhr about Ed Gein. According to Buhr, there was a man who was butchering women and selling their meat to other people.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...
    • Misers in Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Susie Cooper's transcribed interview of Linda Collier about misers in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Collier, the Champions were very rich and had a great big house, but they lived in a coal shack so they could count the coal coming out of...
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • This is a typewritten version of the story of the 100 Steps Cemetery in Clay County, Indiana. This version is told by Keith Favre who says that there are 100 steps leading up to the graveyard, but only 99 steps coming down. If you count 99 steps...
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Hell;
    • This is a typewritten account of the 100 Steps Cemetery in Clay County, Indiana, as told by Rick A. Brewster. In this version there are 99 steps up to the cemetery and if you count 100 steps on the way down you have taken a step into Hell.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Devil;
    • This is Amanda M. Leslie's typewritten account of the100 Steps Cemetery in Clay County, Indiana. In this version there are 100 steps going up to the cemetery and if you count 99 steps coming down the Devil will be at the bottom waiting for you.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the 100 Steps Cemetery as told by Patricia Oliver Hopewell. According to Hopewell there are 100 steps leading upwards to the graveyard, but there are not 100 steps leading back down the hill. Every...
    • Blue hole, Kent Count, Michigan

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural; Indians of North America;
    • This is Delana Good's typewritten account of a story of a Blue Hole located near Sparta in Kent County, Michigan. An Indian man and woman were out in their canoe when the maiden vanished, and none have been able to find her body since it's...

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