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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; lanterns; Light; Decapitations; Hills;
    • This is Selina Roman's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Selina Roman. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing car...
    • Sercombe, Parker H 1923-10-13

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on General Prevention Laboratory letterhead, 10/13/1923. Writes that the last time that he received an invitation to join the Socialist Party that he sent in the application and $2 fee but did not sign a pledge or promise...
    • Warren, Fred D.; 1917-03-22

    • United States. Congress. House; United States. Congress. Senate; Draft;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 03/22/1917. Says that the bill that he has worked 3 years to be considered by Congress is finally under review. Tells Eugene V. Debs that it cost a considerable sum of money for this to happen. Remarks that the original...
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-24

    • Public speaking; Socialism; Strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/24/1916. Writes that he has just returned to his hotel after speaking at a meeting in Crystal Falls, Michigan "under peculiar difficulties and extraordinary circumstances." Says that there were rumors flying...
    • Watson, Blanche 1926-10-29

    • Religion; Condolence notes; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/29/1926. Says that she is glad that Eugene V. Debs is no longer in pain. Writes that when things like this happen she is very happy that she believes in reincarnation.
    • Warren, Fred D. 1915-05-04

    • Prisons; Law & legal affairs; Socialist Labor Party; Strikes; Appeal to Reason; New York Call; National Rip-Saw;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/04/1915. Says that he has never felt "so disturbed and upset" in all his life. Writes that he has just read the reports announcing the conviction of John R. Lawson. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he feels powerless to do...
    • Karsner, Rose 1921-09-07

    • Fans (Persons); Salutations;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/7/21. Says that she recently visited her little daughter, Walta Whitman Karsner. Writes that she and her talked about Eugene V. Debs. Mentions that Walta Whitman Karsner said that Eugene V. Debs is "as good as God."...
    • O'Hare, Frank 1915-07-01

    • Political campaigns; Travel
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 7/1/1915. Tells O'Hare that he will have to quit the NATIONAL RIP-SAW because he cannot stand the way his travel arrangements are handled. Writes that he has been "racing" all over the eastern states wearing himself out...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-06-13

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter from Mabel Dunlap Curry, 6/13/1920. Says that she is a friend of Eugene V. Debs's and Theodore Debs's and is helping the "cause of freedom." Tells Robins that she is helping with Eugene V. Debs's mail while he is in prison. Writes that...
    • Mayer, Louis 1919-12-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/22/1919. Writes that between his own activities and what is going on around him to keep the world safe for democracy that he hardly has time to sleep. Says that his immediate concern is what is going to happen to Eugene...
    • Meng, J.A.C. 1926-03-09

    • Prohibition; Prohibitionists; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/9/1926. Says that he has in his possession a letter written by S. S. McClure saying that he did not publish an article Eugene V. Debs wrote back in 1894 as a response to the use of federal troops in the Pullman Strike...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1918-03-23

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 3/23/1918. Tells Eugene V. Debs now that the Supreme Court has decided to uphold the decision of hanging him that "our fight has been brought to a clear-cut issue." Writes...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Christy Halladay's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Madison County near Pendleton Indiana, collected by Heather Ross. In this document, Christy tells of many unusual things that happen around the bridge.
    • Eccentric dirty people, Emison, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends;
    • Lola Faris' transcribed personal account of Jesse Carol. Carol lived in Emison, Indiana, and was very dirty. No one paid much attention to Jesse, but when he stopped appearing people got worried. When someone went to check on him, they found Jesse...
    • Angels, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Richard Dustin Doyle's account of supernatual story about a woman who was walking home one night through a park where an escaped convict rapist was said to be. Unaware of the escaped rapist, she prayed...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Ghosts; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Bennett's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a tombstone in Orange County near Orleans Indiana. According to legend the tombstone has a chain running down its side, and high school kids would venture to the graveyard to see...
    • 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...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Dave Hall about the Gypsy Queen in Marshall, Illinois. According to Hall, Marshall, Illinois, was home to many gypsies. When the last Gypsy Queen died, she was buried there. Now gypsies from all over come there...


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