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    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-10-30

    • Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/30/1913. States that he is sad to leave his cabin. Says that he feels better now than he has felt in the last five years. Tells Theodore Debs that the key to good health is to "eat moderately, eat slowly anything you...
    • Animal eater, Pleasantville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • LeAnne Daniels' transcribed interview of a 75 year-old man about an animal eater in Pleasantville, Indiana. The animal eater's name was Os Graham and he was formerly known as the Wild Man of Borneo in a circus. When in the circus, he would eat live...
    • Schnittkind, Henry T 1929-05-24

    • Books; Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Gifts; Terre Haute (Ind.);Debs, Jean Daniel; Family;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 05/24/1929. Writes that he appreciated the bound copies of the STORY OF EUGENE DEBS that Schnittkind sent. Assures Schnittkind that he is pleased with the book as a whole but that it is not entirely free from error....
    • Cooper, Marguerite Debs 1908-09-14 letter

    • Debs family; Socialists;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs on Socialist Party Red Special letterhead, 09/14/1908. Tells Marguerite Debs Cooper that "you could eat fruit of all kinds to your heart's content" in California. Writes that it would do Cooper some good to see all the...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1922-08-05

    • Health; Lindlahr Sanitarium;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Lindlahr Sanitarium letterhead, 08/05/1922. Sends Theodore Debs congratulations on his birthday. Tells Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs to eat their raw vegetables and to switch from coffee to postum. Says that his back...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1922 Marguerite Bettrich Debs

    • Lindlahr Sanitarium; Debs, Marguerite Bettrich; Debs, Gertrude Toy; Debs, Jean Daniel; Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Lindlahr Health Resort letterhead, ?/?/1922. Tells Theodore Debs that his written remembrance of Marguerite Bettrich Debs has touched him deeply. Thinks that Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs need to change their diet and...
    • Odell, Spurgeon 1917-08-10

    • Vacations
    • Photocopy of postcard to Theodore Debs, 8/10/1917. Tells Theodore Debs that Eugene V. Debs arrived during deer season and that he is enjoying himself immensely. Says that all he and Eugene V. Debs have done is eat, fish, swim, and sleep.
    • Animal eater, Mt. Vernon, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of Dorothy Ashworth's account of an animal eater in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. According to Ashworth, there used to be an old couple who ate any animal that lived with them. They had pigs, cows, dogs, and cats,...
    • Animal eater, Jasonville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Deborah Beauchamp's transcribed interview of Pat Douglas about an animal eater in Jasonville, Indiana. According to Douglas, there is an old woman who catches stray dogs and starves them todeath before eating them.
    • 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 eater, Brazil, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Kaylynn Robert's transcribed interview of Ann E. Roberts, Alice Ann Roberts, and Jim Roberts about an animal eater named Goo Black. According to the three informants, Goo Black was an eccentric character. One said he ate garbage, and another...
    • 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.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • Drunk and hangover superstitions

    • Hangovers; Medicines; Alcohol;
    • This is Connie Edwards's typewritten cure for hangovers, collected by Amy M. Edwards in Mooresville, Morgan County Indiana. According to the cure, one must eat a well balanced meal that includes no greasy food.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Mildred Heleine's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Amy Heleine. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who belonged to a local Terre Haute man named John Heinl. After Mr. Heinl's death, Stiffy refused to eat or...

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