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    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Hell;
    • Christy Casassa tells her version of the tale of the Clay County cemetery 100 Steps in this typewritten account. According to Cassassa 100 steps lead up to the cemetery and only 99 steps go back down. The last step leads the traveler to Hell.
    • 100 Steps, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;Witches; Fire;
    • Holly K. Cassity's transcribed interview of Michael Mason's account of the local legend involving the tomb stone of a witch that is buried in 100 Steps Cemetery that when you light a match near her tombstone it will not go out in Clay County,...
    • Adkinson, O. H. 1928-03-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Law enforcement; Coal mines and mining; Moundsville (W. Va.); Prisons -- West Virginia; New York Call;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/30/1928. Says that he would like to have a copy of the photograph of Eugene V. Debs published in the NEW YORK CALL where Eugene V. Debs was about to board a train to go to prison. Writes that conditions are deplorable...
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Sex; Deception;
    • This is a variant of an AIDS urban legend as collected from Chung-Shan Cheng by himself. In this variant, he states that a Japanese student attending college in the U.S. decided to go back to Japan after graduating. Before he left, his girlfriend...
    • Angels, Boone County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Glenda Maris Bates' account about time when she felt this uneasy feeling in her her gut to not allow her daughter to drive to a high school football game. It turned out there was a bad crash on the...
    • Antiques -- clock

    • Antiques;
    • Three typed pages which contain descriptions to go with three pictures of antiques owned Mrs. Fred Russell of Brazil Indiana. The items in photo one are: a clock covered with a glass dome. Items in photo two are: a oval wooden band box made of...
    • Arizona State University Distinguished Teacher Award

    • Arizona State University. Distinguished Teacher Award;
    • This article in the Tempe Daily News discusses Margaret Gisolo's nomination and conferral of Arizona State University Alumni Association's Distinguished Teacher Award in 1979. The article discusses how under Margaret's leadership, and through her...
    • Ault, E. B. 1919-01-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Activists; Freedom of speech;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/15/1919. Writes that he appreciated the invitation to attend the Tom Mooney National Labor Congress. Tells Ault that he will not be able to attend the conference because he is in the custody of the federal...
    • Baldwin, Roger, 1918-03-07

    • Liberty Defense Fund; Freedom of speech; Socialist Party of the United States of America; O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Liberty Defense Union letterhead, 3/7/1918. Writes that in order to raise a fund for the defense of "persons prosecuted for exercising their constitutional rights of free speech and free press" the Liberty Defense Union...
    • Beehive hairdos, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hairstyles; Insects; Beehives;
    • Betty Propes's transcribed variant of the Beehive Hairdo urban legend as collected by Barbara Long. Propes's account tells of a girl who had to go to the school nurse after her head began bleeding. The nurse discovered cockroaches had been nesting...
    • Bellush, Bernard 1943-10-19

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Camp Breckinridge letterhead, 10/19/1943. Says that he appreciated the photo of Eugene V. Debs that Theodore Debs sent. Writes that the photo has become his most prized possession. Tells Theodore Debs that Eugene V. Debs...
    • Bellush, Bernard, 1943-10-19

    • Thank-you notes; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Camp Breckinridge letterhead, 10/19/1943. Says that he appreciated the photo of Eugene V. Debs that Theodore Debs sent. Writes that the photo has become his most prized possession. Tells Theodore Debs that Eugene V. Debs...
    • Berry, Frederick Forrest, 1912-03-11

    • Appeal to Reason; Books -- Reviews; Publications; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 3/11/1912. States that Berry "must have taken leave of his senses." Informs Berry that he is not responsible for the failure of his book. Writes that the APPEAL TO REASON cannot go back on its policy regarding book...
    • Bigfoot, Gibson County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Blood;
    • This is a transcribed account by Harold Daum as recorded by himself about a tall, hairy monster which would attack the cars of couples who would go parking. Daum reports that a group of men went to the parking area to try and shoot the monster. The...
    • Bigfoot, Knox County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This transcribed account by James Robert Pinkstaff as recorded by Marita N. Pinkstaff is about how a friend's wife had an experience with a Bigfoot in her back yard. She showed grainy photos to the informant and convinced him to go with her and her...
    • Bigfoot, Orange County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Warnings;
    • This is a transcribed account by Darlene Beckman about her memory of hearing about the Jolly Green Giant, a monster reported to be eight foot tall with enormous feet. She tells of how people would go searching for this giant in the valley it...

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