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    • Kirkpatrick, Florence 1937-08-13

    • Books; Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947; Death; Health; Odell, Spurgeon; Publications; Sick persons;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 8/13/37. Writes that Eugene V. Debs and George Kirkpatrick were a lot alike. Tells Kirkpatrick that Spurgeon Odell drowned to death. Says that he received a letter from Mabel Dunlap Curry whose feet bother her...
    • 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...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Ghosts; Water; Supernatural;
    • Sandra Livingston tells a second tale of the Vigo County Blue Hole in this typewritten account. In this story the ghosts of boys who drowned in the Blue Hole haunt the area and will chase away interlopers.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Russell Lilly's transcribed interview of Doug Payne about a woman who went insane after the death of her husband and son. According to Payne, the husband died and the woman was ok for a while, but when her son died the woman jumped into a lake and...
    • Ouija Board, Lake County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Robinson's transcribed interview of Cathy Carrier about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Carrier, she and some friends had a seance to contact a girl who had jumped in the Calumet River and drowned. Carrier and a friend used her...
    • Unfinished business

    • Supernatural; Suicides; Pregnancy; Pregnant women;
    • Daniel R. Balka collected a legend from Mrs. Julie Rucinski pertaining to a women who drowned herself and her unborn child and her spirit was still present after her death.
    • Lady of the lake

    • Lakes; Ghosts; Michigan City (Ind.);
    • Wm. Ernst collected a legend from Les Freiberger pertaining to a woman who drowned off a beach in Lake Michigan and now protects the lake after death.
    • Blue hole, Lawrence County, Indiana

    • Water; Lakes; Supernatural; Ghosts; Limestone quarrying;
    • This is Roy Turner's typewritten account of the story of the Lawrence County Blue Hole near Mitchell Indiana. At a picnic Alice Coopers was raped and pushed by a group of boys into the Blue Hole, a local limestone quarry, where she drowned. Alice's...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Drowning; Infants; Revenge; Supernatural;
    • This is Karen G. Ramey's typewritten account of a variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge, collected by R. Ramey. A woman and her baby were pushed off the side of a bridge on the Wabash River and drowned. Now she searches for the man who killed...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Denise Rutledge's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Morgan County near Martinsville, collected by Sharon Fryar. According to legend, a woman's baby drowned while she was crossing a bridge. Now if you visit the bridge...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Accidents; Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Danny Wilson's typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Knox County near Vincennes, Collected by Cathy Kotter. According to legend, there was a car accident on a bridge, and everyone was killed in the impact except for the...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Corey Morgan's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Knox County near Vincennes Indiana, collected Melanie L. Kramer. According to legend, a baby drowned under a bridge near the four Square Church. Now one can hear the baby...
    • Normal Advance 1903

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; 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 seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; 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 seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Edna Collins Covered Bridge, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Putnam County; Edna Collins Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Ind.);
    • Photograph of Edna Collins Covered Bridge in Putnam County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1922 by Charles Hendrix to replace a concrete bridge that had been washed out. It crosses the Little Walnut Creek, and was the last covered bridge to be...
    • Edna Collins Covered Bridge, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Putnam County; Edna Collins Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Ind.);
    • Photograph of Edna Collins Covered Bridge in Putnam County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1922 by Charles Hendrix to replace a concrete bridge that had been washed out. It crosses the Little Walnut Creek, and was the last covered bridge to be...
    • Edna Collins Covered Bridge, Putnam County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Putnam County; Edna Collins Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Ind.);
    • Photograph of Edna Collins Covered Bridge in Putnam County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1922 by Charles Hendrix to replace a concrete bridge that had been washed out. It crosses the Little Walnut Creek, and was the last covered bridge to be...

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