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    • Crazy man wilson

    • Camps; Forests;
    • James F. Bellot is both the informant and collector in this legend pertaining to a camp in northern Indiana about a man that went crazy and disappeared and is now said to roam the woods at night and snatch kids up.
    • Bond's chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Nate's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Chad Luebbehusen. Nate explains what he knows about the Bonds Chapel tombstone.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Robert W. Simko's transcribed interview of Ken Darrow's account of Martin Piniak. Darrow states that there is a man living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man used to be very wealthy and successful until he went crazy. He went crazy...
    • Crazy man wilson

    • Farmhouses; Forests;
    • Mike Pila collected a legend from William Reibly pertaining to a man that lived in Merrilville, Indiana who was referred to as crazy man Wilson because of his way of living.
    • Crazy man wilson

    • Janitors; Disfigured persons; Homicides; Children; Childhood & youth; Forests;
    • Myra Schilling collected a legend from Connie Philpott pertaining to the history behind crazy man Wilson,and how he got that name and why he supposedly chases children.
    • Crazy man wilson

    • Janitors; Forests; Disfigured persons; Homicides; Childhood & youth; Children;
    • Nancy Hagemeier collected a legend from Connie Philpott pertaining to the story behind crazy man Wilson, and how he got his name, and why he supposedly snatches up children.
    • Crazy man wilson

    • Camps; Forests;
    • Janet Price is both the collector and informant in this legend pertaining to crazy man Wilson who resides in the woods near Camp Goodfellow near Chesterton, Indiana.
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • Yearwood, John 1921-10-03 Daugherty

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 10/03/1921. Writes that the NEW YORK TRIBUNE printed a story saying that Daugherty offered Eugene V. Debs his freedom several months ago if he would refrain from spreading his political opinions. Remarks that...
    • Barrymore, Ethel 1926-04-08

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on letterhead for the Ambassador Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, 4/8/1926. States that she is with Sinclair Lewis and L. M. Birkhead, "two damned crazy nuts." Writes that their art is connected to Eugene V. Debs's own life's...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-10-11

    • American Railway Union; Woodstock (Ill.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 10/11/1895. Discusses the organizing efforts of the American Railway Union in the South. Tells Theodore Debs that he is "damn near crazy with work." States that he finds it difficult...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-10-11

    • American Railway Union; Woodstock (Ill.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 10/11/1895. Discusses the organizing efforts of the American Railway Union in the South. Tells Theodore Debs that he is "damn near crazy with work." States that he finds it difficult...
    • O'Hare, Frank 1915-07-01

    • Political campaigns; Travel
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 7/1/1915. Tells O'Hare that he will have to quit the NATIONAL RIP-SAW because he cannot stand the way his travel arrangements are handled. Writes that he has been "racing" all over the eastern states wearing himself out...
    • Haunted forests, Cass County, Indiana

    • Forests; Supernatural;
    • Mike Fischer's transcribed interview of Dave Iles account of a legend involving a young couple who went out to the woods where a lady who was said to be crazy lived. They heard a lot of noise so the boy went out to see what it was and he never...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Jerry Novack's transcribed interview of Andy Vrabel's account of Martin Piniak. This account states that there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man was once very rich and was engaged to a wealthy girl in town. The...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Joseph Lesniak's transcribed interview of Mrs. Zembrowski about Wooly. Mrs. Zembrowski said that Wooly is crazy and needs to be taken off of the streets. She states that he killed his wife, but no one can prove that.
    • 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.);
    • Cassanrda Brooks' transcribed interview of Mitzi Constantine about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Constantine, a boy was killed in the road, and his father carved the boy's face into the stone wall after going crazy.
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • DeVaughn Stone's transcribed personal account of a woman who went crazy after the death of her son. According to Stone, the woman goes onto the roof of her garage to pray for her dead son.

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