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    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the 100 Steps Cemetery as told by Patricia Oliver Hopewell. According to Hopewell there are 100 steps leading upwards to the graveyard, but there are not 100 steps leading back down the hill. Every...
    • 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 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, 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, 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, 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...
    • Bailey, Charles A., n.d

    • Birth of a nation (Motion picture); African Americans; Appeal to Reason; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V.Debs, n.d. Says that he read Eugene V. Debs's article in the INDIANAPOLIS LEDGER, "one of the greatest Negro journals in the United States," about BIRTH OF A NATION. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he wished that his article could be...
    • Blau, Zalkin and Cohen 1917-10-23

    • Law & legal affairs;
    • Form letter, 10/23/1917. Says that with Pearson Publishing Company's bankruptcy that all of its property was sold to Allen W. Ricker for a sum sufficient to pay creditors 2 cents on every dollar and the expenses of administration.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Light; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by Sandra Livingston. The legend tells of how a school bus full of students slid into the Blue Hole after slipping on an ice patch. There is also a second legend about...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of an interview about the Bonds Chapel Tombstone between Charla Johnson and Vicki Lyn Kreag. According to legend there is a chain down the side of the tombstone that is different every time it is seen.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Cheryl Schershel's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Noelle Huntington. According to legend, a chain on the side of a tombstone vanishes and reappears every once in a while.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Cody Schopfer's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone. According to legend, a chain is wrapped around a tombstone at Bonds Chapel. It wraps around in a different way every night.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Graves; Chains; Chapels; Supernatural;
    • This is Tanya Georges typewritten account of a variant of the Bonds Chapel tombstone as collected by Giselle Hess. According to legend the loss of a woman's husband drove her insane and she had to be chained up in her room. Now a chain grows a new...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Hangings; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Vickie Allen's typewritten account of a legend about the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a man was wrongfully hanged, and now every year the townspeople add a new link to the chain in his tombstone.
    • Boyfriend's death, LaPorte County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Decapitations; Hangings;
    • Nick Walenge's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Belinda Young. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been decapitated and hanged when he fails to return from getting help after their car...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-04-04

    • American Civil Liberties Union; Amnesty; Demonstrations; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Robins, Lucy; Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 04/04/1921. Writes that the sizes of the Socialist Party's petitions for amnesty are not what he would have liked them to be. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the demonstration must not be put off....

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