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    • Cherdron, Eliza Taylor 1920-07-27

    • Employment; Working class; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Presidential elections -- United States
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/27/1920. Says that while writing her letter she was called out of her office to help a worker hit by a flying disc. Mentions that the girl who was hit had given her candy last week because Cherdron gave her a rose and...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Michael Oellig's transcribed interview of Dave Hartman about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Hartman, a man was drinking and driving, and he hit the wall on Fruitridge Avenue. He was thrown through the windshield and hit...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Thomas Foster's transcribed interview of Robert Gillogly about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Gillogly, another version of the story is that a teenager was drunk and hit the wall in his car. His father left the mark...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Joyce Hulka's transcribed interview of Kevin Brown about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Brown, a boy was driving and hit another car. The boy was thrown from his car and hit the wall. His face was said to have left an...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Brian Joeston's transcribed interview of Bruce Branch about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Branch, a kid on a bicycle was hit by a car and killed. He hit the wall, and now his face is on the wall and you can hear him...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Brian Joeston's transcribed interview of Rick McFall about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to McFall, a kid hit the wall after being hit by a car. Now, on hot nights you can hear the wall moaning.
    • Ouija Board, Worthington, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Beth Mitchell's transcribed interview of Robert Mitchell about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Mitchell, a group of young people at a family gethering were using an Ouija Board. They asked it about flying saucers and the Ouija Board...
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1932-05-20

    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Public speaking; In Memoriam; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/20/1932. Says that Clarence Darrow was in San Francisco and Oakland, California to speak before the Bar Association and the Commonwealth Club. Writes that she wished Theodore Debs could have heard Clarence Darrow speak...
    • Sharts, Joseph W 1920-11-24

    • Law & legal affairs; Voting; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialists; Political campaigns; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Joseph W. Sharts, Attorney at Law letterhead, 11/24/1920. Says that he has just returned from a 3 day trial in Troy, Ohio. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he has not forgotten about him. Says that in addition to editing the...
    • Greenwood, Victor L 1920-08-18

    • Fans (Persons); Poetry; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/18/20. Says that he has just written a letter to Carl Mays, the New York Yankee pitcher who caused the death of another player when he hit him with a ball. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he does not understand why the...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1932-09

    • Condolence notes
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/?/1932. Writes that she was sorry to hear of the passing of Theodore Debs’ sister. Says that Theodore Debs has had more than his fair share of suffering. Informs Theodore Debs that soon after her son was born she...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-12-14

    • Political prisoners; Amnesty
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/14/1920. Says that Robins is a "hit" with Fred Zerbst because no sooner does a message arrive from her than he is taking it directly to Eugene V. Debs. Assures Robins that Eugene V. Debs believes that there "never was...
    • MacDonald, A 1928-02-02

    • Seattle Union Record (Seattle, Wash.)
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/2/1928. Writes that he was fired from writing for the SEATTLE UNION RECORD. Tells Theodore Debs that he was a daily feature in the SEATTLE UNION RECORD for six years. Mentions that he was informed one week when he went to...
    • Haunted forests, Door County, Michigan

    • Supernatural; Trees;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Fred Schwindt's account of local legend involving twelve trees that are carved with a deciples name. One night one of the trees get hit by lightning and it happens to be the tree with Judas carved into it...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Railroad accidents; Decapitations; Searching; lanterns; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Tamara Dalton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lisa Notter. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home when they got hit by a train at some railroad...
    • Joseph Benti

    • Celebrities; Journalism; Television news anchors;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Ted Parker about an incident with Joseph Benti. Benti was said to have hit a former mayor of Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Eccentric dirty people, South Bend, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Forecasting;
    • Thomas Kramer's transcribed interview of Mr. and Mrs. Sargent about Mio Cook. According to the Sargents, Cook rides a horse-drawn wagon and predicts almost everything. Cook also shares his bed with his horse. One night a car hit his wagon and he...

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