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    • Folk doctors, Cy

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Jerry Smith's transcribed interview of Henry Smith about a folk doctor named Cy. According to Smith, Cy used to make home-made medicine that people thought could cure anything.
    • 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, Dr. Paul

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Steve Shepard's transcribed interview of Nora Kelly about Dr. Paul. According to Kelly, Dr. Paul was a female doctor in New Hampshire. She took great care of all of the babies in town and would take boys to get hair cuts when they were big enough...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Chester A. Archer's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about Doc Cox. According to this source, Cod Cox lived near Sullivan, Indiana, and was best known as being an herbalist. Rumor has it that Doc Cox had a cure for cancer and Eli Lilly...
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Gatch

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Janice Meyer's transcribed interview of Roswald Arthur Zaring about Dr. Gatch. According to Zaring, Dr. Gatch helped Zaring's father operate on a man on the kitchen table.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Colleen Boone's transcribed interview of R.L.B. about Doc Cox. According to R.L.B., Doc Cox was an herb doctor with a big practice. He cured a growth from R.L.B.'s grandfather by painting something on it and covering it. Within weeks the growth...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Charles Baldwin's transcribed interview of an anonymous 76 year-old man about Doc Cox. According to this source, Doc Cox was mostly Indian and lived south of Sullivan, Indiana. He was an herb doctor and he never graduated from high school. The...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Strong

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed personal account of Doc Strong. According to Dickey, Doc Strong lived in Coxville, Indiana, and buried jars of money in his yard.
    • 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.
    • Folk doctors, Dr. Maple

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Trevis Mayfield's transcribed interview of Frank Hale, Jr. about Dr. Maple. According to Hale, Dr. Maple was a country doctor and he once removed an abcessed toe with an axe.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Wheat

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • John Mark Harper's transcribed interview of an anonymous 60 year-old male about Doc Wheat. According to this source, Doc Wheat lived in Coxville, Indiana, and he was an actual doctor. He hada medical degree from Indiana University Medical School....
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Susan Fifer's transcribed interview of Alberta Cochran about Doc Cox. According to Cochran, Cox was her grandfather. He was an herb doctor and he buried his money. People would come from all over to be treated by Doc Cox, and he never charged...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Van Essen, William J. 1926-05-06

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Dr. William J. Van Essen, Optometrist and Optician letterhead, 05/06/1926. Says that the Socialist Party's convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was a success. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he was missed. Remarks that at...
    • Hurt, Walter 1927-01-07

    • Flowers; Health; Sick persons; Thank-you notes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 1/7/27. Writes that he deeply appreciated the flowers Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs sent him while he was in the hospital. Says that the doctors are not entirely sure, besides the ulcers, what is wrong with him.
    • Keller, Grace ?-15-?

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Health; Sick persons; Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, ?/15/?. Writes that if he were not "damaged goods" he would be on his way to visit Keller right now. Says that in looking over the past year of his life he thinks that it is a miracle that he is still alive. Tells Keller...
    • Robins, Lucy 1922-03-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 3/17/1922. Writes that it pains him to learn that Robins feels neglected by Eugene V. Debs. Says that if Robins could see Eugene V. Debs that she would understand why Eugene V. Debs is unable to write her. Remarks that...
    • Eccentric dirty people, South Bend, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Forecasting;
    • Thomas Kramer's transcribed interview of Mr. and Mrs. Sargent about Mio Cook. According to the Sargents, Cook rides a horse-drawn wagon and predicts almost everything. Cook also shares his bed with his horse. One night a car hit his wagon and he...

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