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    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, a relative had bad arthritis and went to see the Ugly Old Doctor in order to get a cure. He was told to go out in a field and let all the bees...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, McRae's grandmother had rheumatism and was cured by the Ugly Old Doctor. After seeing traditional doctors and having no luck, someone sent for the...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. According to McRae, there was a man in the latter part of the 1800s who was known for being able to breathe on people and heal them. He was a hermit. People came...
    • Stephens, Madge Patton 1921-09-22

    • Travel; Dreams; Medicine; Poetry; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Books; Bogart, Guy, b. 1883; Strikes; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/22/1921. Writes that while she is in San Francisco, California she has been staying with a female doctor who is one of the "greatest revolutionists" that she ever met. Says that before this doctor went to medical school...
    • Indiana State University honorary degree

    • Academic decorations of honor; Graduation ceremonies; Women athletes;
    • In this article the reporter writes about the careers of the three recipients of honorary degrees at Indiana State University's commencement on May 11, 1996. The three degree recipients were then Governor, Evan Bayh, Margaret Gisolo, and ISU...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 080

    • Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 5/12/????. Writes that he is being treated by a doctor for a dilated heart. Says that the doctor has put him on a scientific diet and is giving him digitalis. Tells Theodore Debs that after he is well again is will "set...
    • Doctor 1944-05-10

    • Writing; Presidential elections -- United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 05/10/1944. Discusses some "barbed lines" said to be written by a Marine Flyer. Writes that while he is not politically aligned with Franklin Roosevelt, he thinks jingles of this sort "reach unspeakable depths of...
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Wheat

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Bob Eaton's transcribed interview of Bob Baxter about Dr. Wheat. According to Baxter, Dr. Wheat is a folk doctor in Coxville, Indiana, and he was a very good doctor.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Mallotte

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal's transcribed interview of Ownes Lentz about Doc Mallotte. Accordint to Lents, Doc Mallotte was the only doctor around Cannelburg, Indiana, for a very long time. He was a good folk doctor.
    • Folk doctors, Rockville, Indiana

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Elizabeth Carrington's transcribed interview of Herbert Thomas about a folk doctor in Rockville, Indiana. According to Thomas, a doctor removed his tonsils in Thomas' home. This was common in that era.
    • 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,...
    • Normal Advance 1914

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; 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 senios and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Disability note for a miner

    • Goleic, Peter -- Health; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Health; Physicians -- Manuscripts;
    • This manuscript doctor's note for Peter Goleic [?] explains the miner's inability to work due to a fractured left arm. The note was issued on December 23, 1914 by Dr. A. Salaroglio, who functioned as a Consigliere for local immigrants.
    • Brown, John W 1913-06-21

    • Prisoners; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 06/21/1913. Says that he could not get out of bed the last few days of his prison sentence. Writes that he went to a doctor who told him to stop drinking alcohol and chewing tobacco. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he did....
    • Sonnanstine, Dr. E.E 1920-12-23

    • Political prisoners; Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/23/1920. Asks that Eugene V. Debs remember when he told Sonnanstine that prison experiences are the best credentials for being a good socialist. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he still has good credentials. Writes that he...
    • Work, John M. 1945-02-03

    • Health;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 02/03/1945. Writes that his vision started fading out during World War I. Says that he went to see a specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio who told him to stop smoking. Tells Work that nicotine was the cause of his eye...

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