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    • 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.
    • Helpful ghosts

    • Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Janet C. Brasseur's transcribed interview of James Ferguson's account of a supernatural experience told to him by his grandfather about a woman who led him to a well of where an infants body was found. When James Ferguson's grandfather went to ask...
    • Outlaw legend, Rushville, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Rebecca Floyd's transcribed interview of Karl Floyd about his grandfather. According to Floyd, his grandfather was the strongest man in Rush County, Indiana. He once lifted a threshing machine. That's how he was killed.
    • Koenig, Marie Scheurer 1936-11-13 from AM

    • Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904; Debs family; Heinl, John D.; Salutations; Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.);
    • Letter from Arthur Michel, 11/13/36. Writes that he hopes that the American and European branches of the Debs family will be able to have the same degree of cordial relations that marked the older generation of Debses. Says that his grandfather and...
    • Peterson, Clytie n.d

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 ; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is freed by Christmas. Says that she has heard so much about Eugene V. Debs that she almost considers him her grandfather. Writes that she has learned about Eugene V. Debs at her...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • LeAnne Daniels's transcribed interview of an anonymous 59 year-old woman about Jesse James. According to this source, Jesse James and his gang used to hide in her grandfather's barn.
    • Al Capone

    • Prohibition; Legends; People; Alcohol; Criminals; Mafia;
    • Cathey Gutzweiler's transcribed interview of Daniel Gutzweiler about Al Capone. According to Gutzweiler, his grandfather had a run-in with a man who worked for Capone.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Susan Fifer's transcribed interview of Alberta Cochran about Doc Cox. According to Cochran, Cox was her grandfather. He was an herb doctor and he buried his money. People would come from all over to be treated by Doc Cox, and he never charged...
    • Belle Gunness

    • Serial murderers -- Indiana; Homicides -- Indiana; Women; Dismemberment; Nightmares;
    • Jennifer Munson's transcribed interview of Shirley Robinson's account of her mother's experience in the house of Belle Gunness. Shirley Robinson's mother went to Belle Gunness' house after it burned and experienced nightmares for quite a while...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Colleen Boone's transcribed interview of R.L.B. about Doc Cox. According to R.L.B., Doc Cox was an herb doctor with a big practice. He cured a growth from R.L.B.'s grandfather by painting something on it and covering it. Within weeks the growth...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Christopher Spencer's transcribed interview of Craig Holok about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Holok, he spoke with his grandfather using an Ouija Board.

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