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    • Evil eye

    • Evil eye; Magic; Supernatural;
    • This is Nellie Colon's typewritten variant of belief in the Evil Eye, collected by Shannon P. Doyle. This document includes a way to cure the Evil Eye.
    • Gypsies, Hancock County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Gary Gardner about gypsies. According to Gardner, a band of gypsies were killed in a graveyard in Fortville, Indiana, and one woman put a curse on the spot before she died. The curse states that if you...
    • Truman, Ethel 1920-11-02

    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Conant, Omaha, Nebraska letterhead, 11/02/1920. Writes that today she cast her first vote. Assures Eugene V. Debs that her vote went to him. Says that while Eugene V. Debs is greatly misunderstood that she...
    • Neuberger, David M n.d

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on David M. Neuberger, Attorney and Counsel letterhead, n.d. Tells Theodore Debs that he thinks that Theodore Debs has an "intellect worthy of the greatest of our literati." Says that it is such a shame that people of worth...
    • Evil eye

    • Evil eye; Magic; Supernatural;
    • This is Genevieve Nasser's typewritten account of belief in the evil eye, collected by Joeseph G. Azar Jr. According to belief a person under the curse of the evil eye can remedy their affliction by burning a piece of her effects while she is...
    • Evil eye

    • Evil eye; Magic; Supernatural;
    • This is Fr. George Rados's typewritten variant of belief in the Evil Eye collected by Joseph G. Azar Jr. According to the informant, one of the ways to remove the curse of the evil eye is to have a rite performed over the victim.
    • Amer Green, Carroll County, Indiana

    • Lynchings; Homicides; Family Curses;
    • Sonia Griffey's transcribed interview of Michael Griffey's account of the story of Amer Green. According to Michael Griffey, Amer Green was accused of kidnapping Luella Mabbitt and killing her. There was a search for Green and he was found in...
    • Gypsies, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Pasierb's transcribed interview of Al Szymborski about gypsies. According to Szymborski, his mother was scared of gypsies because they might curse a person if the gypsies did not get what they wanted.
    • 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...
    • Good versus evil

    • Fortune telling; Statues; Sculpture; Good & evil;
    • Marge Skalba collected a legend from Mrs. Anne Skalba pertaining to a curse bestowed upon seven generations because of something the grandmother did.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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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