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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Decapitations; Hills; lanterns; Light;
    • This is Alicia Davis's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Alicia M. Davis. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing...
    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • Lamp, wick

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Wick lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four wick or sunshine lamps used by coal miners from 1900 to 1912. The wick lamp used kerosene and a paraffin like substance called sunshine. The miner would light the wick and the sunshine slowed the burning of the kerosene and prolonged...
    • Shipley, Maynard 1921-10-17

    • Letters; Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/17/1921. Writes that he appreciated Theodore Debs's last letter with the message from Eugene V. Debs in it. Says that he is glad that his words to Eugene V. Debs brought him some comfort. Remarks that a part of his...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-07-30

    • Libel and slander; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political prisoners; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding on Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America letterhead, 07/30/1921. Says that John G. Emery's letter to Harding regarding Eugene V. Debs's case should be rebuked. Assures Harding that John...
    • Gerber, G. August 1936-06-05

    • Socialism -- United States; Social Democratic Federation; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 6/5/36. Writes that the split in the Socialist Party is "greatly regretted." Mentions that he is not surprised that it happened because when the National Executive Committee first overstepped its bounds it set a precedent...
    • Portz, J.A 1917-07-09

    • Public speaking
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/09/1917. Writes that he wanted to explain why he, as president of the St. Peter, Minnesota Chautauqua, felt it necessary to cancel Eugene V. Debs's speech in St. Peter, Minnesota to be given on 07/04/1917. Says that...
    • Leonard, William Ellery1921-04-05

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on University of Wisconsin-Madison letterhead, 4/5/1921. Writes that Eugene V. Debs’ trip to Washington D. C. was funny because of the fact that Eugene V. Debs’, a man who has been called the most "dangerous criminal in...
    • O'Hare, Kate Richards 1920-12-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 12/3/1920. Writes that Benjamin Salmon, who has been released from prison, has gone on a hunger strike to protest Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment. Says that Benjamin Salmon is in dangerous condition. Asks that Eugene V....
    • Phillips, J.A 1937-04-04

    • Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 4/4/1937. Writes that he is sorry to have missed Phillips when he was in Terre Haute, Indiana. Says that he notes that aligning the Order of Railway Conductors with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen can be a dangerous...
    • McNamee, John F. 1919-11-13

    • Prisons; Amnesty
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/13/1919. Writes that he notes what Theodore Debs says about Eugene V. Debs's transfer to a new prison. Says that he is pained to know that "such a fearless opponent of wrong and injustice should be caged like a...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Gregg Thiel's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Scott Lydick. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing car...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • William Kolacek's transcribed interview of Sherri Corradi about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Corradi, her friends took things too far with an Ouija Board and had some potentially dangerous consequences.
    • Helpful ghosts

    • Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Stephen Kline's transcribed account of supernatural legend involving a ghost named Jack who appears to people who are cutting down trees with chainsaws that it is dangerous in Howard County, Indiana.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Supernatural; Ghosts; lanterns; Light; Decapitations;
    • This is Mrs. Barbara Van Ness's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Rita Gale Layton. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; lanterns; Decapitations; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • This is Joyce Warner's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Rita Gale Layton. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Supernatural; Ghosts; Decapitations; Light;
    • This is Mrs. Helen Girton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Rita Gale Layton. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Supernatural; lanterns; Decapitations; Light;
    • This is Karen Illingworth typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Karen Illingworth. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Light; Decapitations; Supernatural; Ghosts; Hills;
    • This is Eddy Adams typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Becky Adams. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing car...

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