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    • 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.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of Glenna Belle Parker about gypsies. According to Parker, her mother was a friend of the gypsies and when the Gypsy Queen died and was buried in Marshall, Illinois, her mother was invited to the funeral.
    • Gypsies, Kansas City

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of Glenna Belle Parker about gypsies. According to Parker, she knew a nurse who worked in a hospital when the King of the Gypsies was ill and died.
    • 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.
    • Moonshiners, Fowler, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Belinda Young's transcribed interview of Kenny Young about moonshiners in Fowler, Indiana. According to Young, there was once a shoot out between bootleggers and federal agents. The story goes that they were shooting at each other for hours and...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Bill Denny's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Denny, the Green Man worked for the electric company and was shocked. Because of the shock he had heart problems, and he was turned green. He was offered money...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bill Folop's transcribed interview of Brian Horsting about gypsies. According to Horsting, a tornado will never hit Marshall, Illinois because the gypsy queen is buried there.
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Bill Ringo's transcribed interview of Mrs. Chasteen's account of Martin Sheets and the phone in his mausoleum. According to Mrs. Chasteen, Martin Sheets wanted a phone in the mausoleum should he get a chance at a second life. Sheets didn't want to...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Bill Ringo's transcribed interview of William Ridge's account of Martin Sheets' request to have a phone and whiskey put inside his mausoleum with him after death. William Ridge said that Martin Sheets believed that some people were chosen for a...
    • 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.
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Bob Milliron's transcribed interview of Vickie Gilbert's account of the telephone in the mausoleum. Vickie Gilbert said that a man from West Terre Haute, Indiana believed that someday he would come back to life and wanted a phone in his mausoleum...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bryan Delph's transcribed interview of Mike Markley about gypsies. According to Markley, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. Before he died, he promised his wife that he would come back on the anniversary of his...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Flemming about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Flemming, someone from Hollywood offered the Green Man one million dollars to do monster movies. The Green Man turned them down saying that God...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Russell Shaffer about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Shaffer, he has seen the Green Man out walking several times. He states that the Green Man is a very nice guy and likes to drink beer.
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts got kicked out of a restaurant once for threatening someone who worked there.
    • David Watts

    • Legends; People; Eccentric People;
    • Carly Platt's transcribed interview of Larry Platt about David Watts. According to Platt, Watts hitchhikes everywhere. Once a year he goes to Florida and sends fruit to the people who are nice to him.

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