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    • Mercer, Ida F. 1913-11-27

    • Miners' strikes; Patriotism
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/27/1913. Says that she would like to thank Theodore Debs for the kind letters since that her sent her after her bad experience in Littleton, Colorado with her son-in-law. Writes that she does not remember if she told...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-18

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/18/1911. Writes that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs has agreed to help him in the matter concerning his daughter, Elsa Untermann, and George Shoaf. Says that those who knew what happened to Elsa Untermann made no...
    • Mercer, Ida F. 1917-09-14

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/14/1917. Writes that imprisonment was the only way she could free herself from the self-imposed bondage to her daughter. Says that her daughter has demonstrated her ability to deal with the most adverse of circumstances....
    • Angels, Boone County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Glenda Maris Bates' account about time when she felt this uneasy feeling in her her gut to not allow her daughter to drive to a high school football game. It turned out there was a bad crash on the...
    • Licked hand, Brown County, Indiana

    • Fugitives from justice; Dogs; Homicides;
    • Jonathan Stevens's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Christina Tharp. In this variant, a couple leave their daughter at home with her friend and dog while they go out. When they return home, they discover their...
    • Kreckler [i.e. Krekler] Home west of Clinton

    • Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898; Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852; Historic buildings; Dwellings;
    • Three typed pages describing the house of the Krekler family in Clinton, Indiana. References include Mrs. Callie D. McMechen, niece of Claude Matthews. The land was purchased by James Whitcomb, was was govenor of Indiana from 1843-1848. Martha...
    • Hjorth, Orpha 1918-03-07

    • Children; Fans (Persons); Thank-you notes; Pamphlets; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/7/18. Writes that she is glad Theodore Debs took time out of his busy schedule to send her a letter. Mentions that she appreciated the pamphlets he sent. Says that she hopes that Eugene V. Debs will get the chance to...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Decapitations; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Amy Heleine. According to legend, a man's daughter was raped and decapitated by another man. The light on Spook Light Hill...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Carriages & coaches; Accidents; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Patrick Sterrett's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a father and his daughter were on their way home in their buggy when they had an accident. The daughter was...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Light; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is John Slack's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, where a man and his daughter were traveling home when their buggy crashed. The...
    • Lovers' leap, Alton, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Indians of North America; Indigenous peoples; Death; Love; Couples;
    • Barbara McPherson's transcribed interview of James McPherson about Lovers' Leap. According to McPherson, an Indian chief's daughter loved a warrior from another tribe. They met in secret, but one day someone saw them and told the chief about their...
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • Thomas Kramer's transcribed interview of Mrs. Sargent about a person who went insane after the death of her child. According to Sargent, a woman near South Lake would light lights for her daughter every night after her daughter's death.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Veracruz, Mexico

    • Hitchhiking; Homicides; Ghosts;
    • Luis Alberto Gonzalez Robles's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Ashley N. Holt. In this account, a cab driver in Mexico picks up a woman who asks for help because someone is trying to harm her. He takes...

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