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    • Al Capone

    • Criminals; Hiding; Underground railroad; Illinois; Bread & soup lines; Prohibition;
    • Barbara Vlahos's transcribed interview of Missy Smith's about three different stories. The first story is about Al Capone. According to Smith, Capone had a house in Skylar County, Illinois, and he ran liquor through there as a bootlegger. The...
    • All Star Ranger Girls versus Rivesville Giants

    • All Star Ranger Girls (Baseball team); Women baseball players; Baseball -- Indiana -- History; Baseball players -- 1930-1940;
    • This newspaper article describes a game to take place between the All Star Ranger Girls and the Rivesville Giants. The game was to start at 4 o'clock in the evening. The writer points to Margaret Gisolo as the star player of the team. Jimmy Clara...
    • Animal eater, Brazil, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Kaylynn Robert's transcribed interview of Ann E. Roberts, Alice Ann Roberts, and Jim Roberts about an animal eater named Goo Black. According to the three informants, Goo Black was an eccentric character. One said he ate garbage, and another...
    • Animal eater, Jasonville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Deborah Beauchamp's transcribed interview of Pat Douglas about an animal eater in Jasonville, Indiana. According to Douglas, there is an old woman who catches stray dogs and starves them todeath before eating them.
    • Animal eater, Mt. Vernon, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of Dorothy Ashworth's account of an animal eater in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. According to Ashworth, there used to be an old couple who ate any animal that lived with them. They had pigs, cows, dogs, and cats,...
    • Animal eater, Paoli, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Barbara Bgham's transcribed interview of Doris Chastain's account of an animal eater in Paoli, Indiana. According to Chastain, a woman in Paoli, Indiana, named Mrs. Shetland, lived near the city dog pound and served dogs and cats to dinner guests.
    • Animal eater, Pleasantville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • LeAnne Daniels' transcribed interview of a 75 year-old man about an animal eater in Pleasantville, Indiana. The animal eater's name was Os Graham and he was formerly known as the Wild Man of Borneo in a circus. When in the circus, he would eat live...
    • Animal eaters, Southern Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Karla Keller's account of an animal eater in Southern Indiana. According to Keller, there is a strange old couple who kills stray dogs and then eats the dog meat.
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Animal lover, Oxford, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Dianna Brown's transcribed interview of Belinda Young's account of an animal lover in Oxford, Indiana. According to Young, there was an old couple who raised chickens. When the husband died, the wife kept raising chickens. After she died it was...
    • Animal lover, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Brian Schoppel's account of an animal lover in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Schoppel, there was a very rich man who lived in a shack with several dogs. When the old man disappeared, the srerrif came to...
    • Animal lover, Washington, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of Greg Wimmenauer's account of an animal lover in Washington, Indiana. According to Wimmenauer, there was a lady who lived with between fifty and one hundred cats. She never got rid of them because they were...
    • Architecture

    • Architecture; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Seven typed pages which lists 23 different buildings in Terre Haute that the author thinks are architecturally worthwhile. The type of architecture is given and its location for each building.
    • Barnes, J. Mahlon, 1912-07-23

    • Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Political campaigns; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1912; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Appeal to Reason;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party National Campaign Committee letterhead, 7/23/1912. Asks that Eugene V. Debs tell him how many letters of protest he has received concerning Barnes' appointment, especially from APPEAL TO REASON readers....
    • Bigfoot, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Fishing;
    • This is a transcribed account of John D. Clouse as recorded by Richard Todd Baker about a fishing trip which turned into an encounter with a large and hairy monster. Two men were out fishing in a small motorboat and noticed that the boat went in a...


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