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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-24

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/24/1911. Tells Untermann that if he must choose between Untermann and Fred Warren he chooses Fred Warren. Assures Untermann that Fred Warren would never have asked him to make such a choice. Says that if he...
    • Koenig, Marie Scheurer 1933-06-25

    • Children; Debs family; Death; Mailoux, Emily Debs; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Photocopy of letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper in French, 6/25/33. Writes that she is pained to hear of the death of Odilon Mailloux. Says that she always deeply appreciated the visits he and Emily Debs Mailoux made to Colmar, France. Asks that...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Derek Myers's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Sarah Martin. According to legend, the light is the ghost of a man who is searching for his daughter's body after she was...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Christy Marie Eldred's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Sarah Martin. According to legend, the light is from the lantern of a man searching for his daughter's body.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Light; Searching; Hills; Decapitaions; Supernatural;
    • This is John Finnerty's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, Collected by Daniel M. Appel. According to legend, if one is to visit a hill in the country and perform a certain ritual, a mysterious...
    • Licked hand, Clay County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Donna Martin's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Janine Mullinex. In this variant, a couple discovers their daughter's dog has been violently killed after leaving it to protect her while they are out.
    • 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...
    • Indian story

    • Indians of North America; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Two typed pages which relate a story told by a pioneer about an Indian he thought was attacking him but in reality was trying to return his daughter's shoe she had lost.

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