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    • Scrapbook no. 15

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Licked hand, Clark County, Illinois

    • Dogs; Blind persons; Criminals;
    • Tamrah Turner's typewritten variant of The Licked Dog urban legend as collected by herself. In this variant, a blind girl stays home with her seeing eye dog while her parents go out for the evening. When her parents return home, they find 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...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Supernatural; Warnings;
    • Brian T. Hopton's transcribed interview of Troy Harvy's account about a dog with glowing eyes that chases anyone who drives under Hell's Gates warning it's owner of intruders and then disappears. Those who are chased are said to have a dream the...
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Homicides; Dogs; Criminals;
    • Linda Norris's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Jayliene Davis. In this variant, a girl discovers that her grandparents and dog have been killed by an intruder after believing the dog has been licking her hand.
    • Licked hand, Edgar County, Illinois

    • Dogs; Homicides; Criminals;
    • Greg Metcalf's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Gerald Butler. In this variant, a girl returns home late and sleeps on the couch to avoid disturbing her mother. She believes her pet dog has been licking her hand...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Nancy Latta's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collect by Garry Elder. According to this variant, Stiffy was a dog who was stuffed and placed in his master's tomb when his master died. The ghost of the dog supposedly guards the...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Ghosts;
    • Stephen M. Baker's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by himself. In this account, Baker tells of a dog who was stuffed and placed in his master's mausoleum when the man died. If a person visits the mausoleum, he or she...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • A transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Thomas F. Keohane III from an anonymous informant. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who died of heartbreak shortly after his master's death. He was then stuffed and placed...
    • Scrapbook no. 27

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Animal eater, Paoli, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Barbara Bgham's transcribed interview of Doris Chastain's account of an animal eater in Paoli, Indiana. According to Chastain, a woman in Paoli, Indiana, named Mrs. Shetland, lived near the city dog pound and served dogs and cats to dinner guests.
    • Animal eaters, Southern Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Karla Keller's account of an animal eater in Southern Indiana. According to Keller, there is a strange old couple who kills stray dogs and then eats the dog meat.
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Jane Negangard's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Jayliene Davis. In this variant, a girl discovers the dog she is caring for is dead in the bathroom and finds a note from the killer.
    • 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...
    • Gravity Hill, South Bend, Indiana

    • Hills; Gravity; Dogs;
    • Helen Klemme collected a legend from Bonnie Lynne Guthrie pertaining to the death of a dog at a home located at the bottom of Gravity Hill in South Bend, Indiana. The dog's owner was convinced that the dog would return to him someday. If you park...
    • Dog standing in field

    • Debs, Eugene V., (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Photographs;
    • Black and white photograph of black dog standing in grassy field. Taken the same day as evd_photo_G19-0001 which is a photograph of Theodore's dog, Babe. Correspondence suggests this was taken in 1909, around when Theodore Debs got his hunting dog.
    • Theodore Debs' dog

    • Debs, Eugene V., (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Photographs;
    • Black and white photograph of Theodore Debs' white and black dog, Babe, and another dog in field. Correspondence suggests this was taken in 1909, around when Theodore got his hunting dog.

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