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    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Van Gurley's transcribed interview of Phyllis Modessit's account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Modessit said that Billy Martin disappeared in the late fifties and was never found.It was suspected that "Carnies" took him and buried him where...
    • Shipley, Maynard 1926-12-07

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Science League of America, Inc. letterhead, 12/07/1926. Writes that there is not a day that goes by that he and his wife do not think of Theodore Debs, Katherine Debs, and Eugene V. Debs. Assures Theodore Debs that Eugene...
    • Rogers, L.W 1944-12-15

    • Health
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/15/1944. Says that he has moved to Florida because the climate in California was not helping his recovery from pneumonia. Writes that within 2 weeks of being in Florida that all of his symptoms disappeared. Remarks that...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Missing persons; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Brian Burdick's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to legend, a light appears on Spook Light Hill and nobody is around to cause the light....
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed interview of Flora Knox's account of where Billy Martin's body might have been found. Knox claimed that there was a strange woman named Rene Evans who kept all sorts of junk in her house. When Evans died people found a...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed account of beliefs surrounding the disappearance of Billy Martin. According to Scobell, Billy Martin went missing from a carnival in Brazil, Indiana. A "carni-guy" was suspected. The ponds near the park were searched as...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • D.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Darla Parkins' account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Parkins stated that most people believed that Martin was kidnapped by the carnival workers or that he was drowned. Also in this account, Lorraine Evans is...
    • 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...
    • Murdered spouses, Muncie, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murdered spouses;
    • Robin Gifford's transcribed personal story of murdered spouses in Muncie, Indiana. According to Gifford, a doctor's wife disappeared from Muncie, Indiana, following an argument with her husband. Rumors state that the doctor murdered his wife,...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Marge Chicoa's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Mike Rusnak. In this account, three boys pick up an older man who is hitchhiking near a cemetery and ask where he would like to be let out. The man gives...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Parke County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Annette Dickey's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Terri Dickey. In this account, a group of people see a hitchhiker and decide to pick him up. They ask him where he would like to go, but he did not reply....
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Allen County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Terrorism;
    • Stephanie Simerman's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Josh Simerman. In this account, a cab driver picks up a woman who says that her mother is going to die unless she warns her. The man is startled and...

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