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    • Holsum Girls versus Packard Shirts

    • Women baseball players; Baseball teams -- Indiana; Baseball players -- 1930-1940; Baseball -- Indiana -- History;
    • This newspaper article describes several games played in a city girls championship, however the city is not named but from the article can be inferred to be Terre Haute, Indiana. Margaret Gisolo played on the Holsum Girls team in this championship....
    • Hilquit, Morris 1913-11-15

    • Religion; Socialism and religion; Socialists; White, Bouck, 1874-1951;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/15/13. Writes that he is grateful for Eugene V. Debs'suggestions to help strengthen the argument in his article on religion. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he will try to clarify his distinction between the "church as a...
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lusk, John, 1837-1915; Dwellings;
    • One typed page which describes the location of the Lusk home on the Turkey Run State Park property. It describes the home, which was built in 1841, and some of the materials used in the construction.
    • Beffel, John Nicholas, 1932-03-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927;Parsons, Lucy E (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/11/1932. Writes that the April issue of AMERICAN MERCURY will include his article titled "Four Radicals." Says that the article describes his interaction with Eugene V. Debs, William Haywood, Bartolomeo Vanzetti, and Lucy...
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1940-02-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books; Biography; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/9/40. Says that he came across a pleasant reference to Eugene V. Debs in Samuel Hopkins Adams' new book on Warren Harding. Writes that Adams worked for the NEW YORK SUN right before he began writing for that paper....
    • Hines, Paul J. 1942-11-07

    • Biography; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Eastman, Max, 1883-1969; Sick persons; Health; Social Democratic Federation; Socialists;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 11/7/42. Says that he must apologize for not writing sooner but that he has been ill. Mentions that he never heard of the incidents Max Eastman describes in his book and assures Hines that Eugene V. Debs never required a...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1920-08-26

    • Pettigrew, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1848-1926
    • Note to Theodore Debs on envelope postmarked 08/26/1920. Says that he has received a letter from R. F. Pettigrew an ex-United States Senator who was always a "fearless fighter for the people." Mentions that Pettigrew was arrested during World War...
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Decapitations; Supernatural;
    • This is Jill Ogren's typewritten account of her encounter with mysterious fog in Lake County Indiana near Cedar Lake collected by Janice Kirby. She describes a pair of lovers that were killed in their car after seeing a mysterious orange mist...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. In this tale, the informant describes some of the various features of the Blue Hole.
    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Unidentified flying objects; Supernatural;
    • This is Diane Maxwell's typewritten account of a UFO following one of her friends throughout the day before vanishing. The silver sphere she describes follows her when she takes her children to school and again when she picks them up. It also...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Light; Lantern; Supernatural;
    • This is Chuck Freeland's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Mary Louise Dickman. According to legend, a miner was killed in an accident and was buried in the cemetery near Spook...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Robert Deal's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Tim Gorman. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been skinned and hanged after he fails to return from getting more gasoline for their car.
    • Relative's cadaver, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dead persons; Auctions; Mentally ill persons;
    • A transcribed variant of the Relative's Cadaver as collected by Erin Pringle from an anonymous informant. In this account, the informant describes a female medical student who fainted upon realizing that the cadaver her class was to work on was her...

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