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    • Parsons, Lucy E 1926-03-12

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 03/12/1926. Says that she is writing Eugene V. Debs to tell him how much she appreciated the stand he has taken regarding his citizenship rights. Tells Eugene V. Debs that she is sending him copies of the LIFE OF ALBERT R....
    • Bad babysitter, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Babysitting; Ovens; Parties;
    • James Kittrell's typewritten account of a babysitting urban legend as collected by Michael Nidey regarding a couple who leaves their child with a teenage girl who throws a party at their house. When the couple return home, they discover the party...
    • Bad babysitter, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Babysitting; Mentally ill persons; Microwave ovens;
    • Marianne Mack's typewritten account of a babysitting urban legend as collected by Fauniel Mack regarding a couple who hires a babysitter with whom they are unfamiliar. Upon returning home, they discover the girl has put their child in the microwave.
    • Bad babysitter, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Babysitting; Ovens; Drug abuse;
    • Cindy Merder's account of a babysitting urban legend as transcribed by herself about a couple who hires a babysitter with whom they are unfamiliar. Upon returning home, they discover that the girl is high on drugs and has broiled their child in the...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Mentally ill persons; Dogs;
    • Jim Rilley's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Stephen Baker. In Rilley's variant, an old woman hears of an escaped insane patient and goes to bed with her dog for comfort. Later that night, she reaches down and...
    • Licked hand, Crawford County, Illinois

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Toni Earleywine's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by herself. In this variant, a man buys a his wife a dog to keep her company because he is sick and dying. After he dies, the dog sleeps near the woman and licks her...
    • 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...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, an old lady wakes up in the morning to discover her dog as been violently killed despite the fact that she believes it was with her all...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Bob Haines's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by James F. Bellot. In this account, two couples become afraid when they hear scraping noises from on top of the car they're in. After taking their dates home, the...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Jim Brugh's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Susie Cooper. In this account, a couple hears a strange sound on the top of their car while they are parked. The next morning, they discover a man had been hanged...
    • Bloody man uses washer, Lake County, Indiana

    • Laundry; African Americans; Crimes;
    • Annabelle Thompson's transcribed variant of The Bloody Man Using the Washer urban legend as collected by Mary E. Crawford. In this account, a woman calls the police when she hears her washer turn on. When the police arrive, they discover a colored...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Daphne Coy's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Joseph O. Henning. In this account, two boys see a girl walking home from prom and offer to give her a ride. Once they drop her off, they drive away but later...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Knox County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Rain; Ghosts;
    • Dwight Earley's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Anne K. Reel. In this account, a bus driver picks up a hitchhiking woman and offers to take her to the next town only to discover she has disappeared from...

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