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    • Bentall, J. O., 1919-06-20

    • New York Call; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 6/20/1919. Says that just as he was writing Eugene V. Debs he heard about his transfer to Atlanta, Georgia. Remarks that he knows nothing except for what he saw in the NEW YORK CALL. Asks that Theodore Debs forward his...
    • Civil War: George Gegner letter to Lizzie Wayman, September 25, 1864.

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters; Camps; Marching; Soldiers; Railroad mail service; Sabbaths; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 130th (1863-1865);
    • A letter from George Gegner to his future wife, Lizzie Wayman, dated September 25, 1864. Gegner was stationed in Decatur, Georgia at the time he wrote the letter. In the letter, George tells Lizzie that it had rained the week beforebut as he writes...
    • 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...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1900-11-09

    • Elections -- United States; Social-Democratic Party of America; Terre Haute (Ind.); Stedman, Seymour; Voting; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/09/1900. Discusses the success of his meetings in Toledo, Ohio and Evansville, Indiana, and Linton, Indiana. Says that the audience at the Terre Haute, Indiana meeting was "large and appreciative." Mentions that...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 020

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks Theodore Debs to thank Ethel Nelson for her letter and for the kind offer tendered by Clare Sheridan. Says that he would be willing to sit for Sheridan except for the fact that permission to do so must come from...
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Barbara Birchfield's transcribed interview of Mary Tudor about Ed Gein. According to Tudor, there was a man in Wisconsin who killed women and made lampshades out of their skin. When he was caught, they found a human heart boiling on the stove.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • John Coleman's transcribed interview of Kathie Buhr about Ed Gein. According to Buhr, there was a man who was butchering women and selling their meat to other people.
    • 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.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...
    • Germer, Adolph ?-10-18

    • Postcards; Miners' strikes; Coal miners; Coal mines and mining;
    • Postcard to Theodore Debs, 10/18/?. Writes that thugs hired by the coal barons have fired their machine guns at the tents of striking miners. Says that one miner was killed and two others were wounded. Mentions that this is West Virginia all over...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...
    • Hilquit, Morris 1920-06-30

    • Communist International; Socialism; Socialists; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 6/30/20. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he would have written sooner except for the fact that he did not want burden Eugene V. Debs with more mail. Says that he is writing to explain why the Socialist Party has taken the...
    • Hodges, Hattie 1945-01-17

    • Thank-you notes; Salutations; Christmas; Sick persons;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 1/17/45. Writes that he would have replied to her Christmas greeting sooner except for the fact that he has been ill. Assures her that Eugene V. Debs never forgot the kindness she showed him in Mishawaka, Indiana....
    • Hurt, Walter 1926-10-21

    • American Appeal; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Elmhurst (Ill.); Sick persons; Health; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/21/26. Writes that he went to Elmhurst, Illinois but was too late to see him before he left with Eugene V. Debs' body. Says that he would have went to Terre Haute, Indiana for the funeral except for the fact that his ill...
    • 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.

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