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    • Normal Advance 1909

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • A transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Pam Townsend from an anonymous informant. In this account, the informant describes a girl who was killed in a car accident along a certain stretch of road. People now...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lane County, Oregon

    • Hitchhiking; Bridges; Ghosts;
    • Eula Geneva Kendall's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Brenda Maxwell. In this account, a girl and her boyfriend are killed in a car accident on a bridge as they are coming home from a school dance. Every...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Knox County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Weddings; Ghosts;
    • Jannet Clem's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Margaret Downer. In this account, the informant describes a woman who will get into your car and tell you where she wants to go. However, before you reach...
    • Shinn, Minnie A. 1921-07-23

    • Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/18/1921. Says that she thought that Eugene V. Debs would have been released from prison by now. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the worst in the best people will disappear and the brotherhood of man will come. Writes that the...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Pat Enright's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Jeff English. In this account, Enright describes a man who is often seen hitchhiking along a certain stretch of road. When anyone stops to pick him up, he...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • Pearl Corgan's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Teresa Corgan. In this account, Corgan describes a woman who is killed on the way to the hospital to see her injured daughter. People now claim to see a...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Parke County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Cemeteries; Ghosts;
    • Stanley Voit's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Kerrie Davis. In this account, a cab driver sees a woman dressed as a gypsy hitchhiking and offers her a ride only for her to disappear from the back of the...
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tamara Sturm's transcribed interview of Rita Spittler about gypsies in Poland, Indiana. According to Spittler, there was an old gypsy camp site across the street from the Girl Scout camp in Poland, Indiana, and there were steps down into the empty...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Taxicabs; Hitchhiking; Ghosts;
    • Terry Collins's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Dennis D. Ramsey. In this account, a woman dressed in white is killed after her taxi is hit by a train. Now, a woman dressed in white is sometimes picked...
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tracie Spencer's transcribed account of gypsies. According to Spencer, a young girl fell in love with a gypsy boy. Her father forbid her to see the boy. One day, the village caught fire and the girl was killed. Before she died, she put a curse on...

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