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    • Vampires

    • Cursing; Horses; Legends; Magic; Monsters; Witchcraft;
    • Jerry Rinnert shared a legend about a man named Jacobs, who suddenly began to lose weight. When asked about it, Jacobs claimed that someone in the neighborhood had been turning him into a horse every night and riding him hard without feeding him.
    • Outlaw legend, West Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Linda Brazzell's transcribed interview of Howard Lee about outlaws. According to Lee, he once knew a man who was a saddle tramp. This man would ride his horse all over in search of work. Once he was so hungry that he asked a random Indian woman for...
    • Outlaw legend, Scottsburg, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • James Takacs' transcribed interview of Leoni Atkins about an outlaw. According to Atkins, there was a man who was going to be hanged at Nuremberg, Germany. His last request was that he be allowed to ride his ow horse around the castle three times....
    • Outlaw legend, Merom, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Linda Turpen's transcribed interview of Walter Edgar Smith about outlaws. According to Smith, a man once stole a horse and to avoid getting caught with it, he cut the horse open and sank it in the river.
    • Blue hole, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Wagons; Horses; Water;
    • This is Charles Roy Staats' typewritten account of a Blue Hole near Clinton in Vermillion County, Indiana. A runaway horse pulling a wagon plunged into Helsinky Pond and the driver, wagon and horse were caught in the undertow and never found.
    • Blue hole, Porter County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Horse-drawn vehicles; Water; Rivers; Bullseye Lake (Ind.); Flint Lake (Ind.);
    • This is Reinhart Tauck's typewritten account of a Blue Hole called Bullseye Lake in Porter County near Valparaiso, Indiana. Supposedly a man drove his horse and buggy into the blue hole. The remains of the buggy were found in FLint Lake two miles...
    • John LaClave's saloon and residence, West Seelyville Indiana

    • Beer; Advertisements; People; Men; Men's clothing; Horses; Horse-drawn vehicles; Balusters; Fences; Women; Women's clothing; Infants; Girls; Children; Porches; Dresses; Clapboard siding; Windows; Columns; Electric lines;
    • Black and white photograph of a saloon. There are two stories, each of which has a porch. The top story holds a couple, and the lower has multiple individuals of various ages. There are children on the lower story, both girls and boys, as well as...
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 5

    • Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 5 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Brown, William; Stultz, Ray;
    • This postcard shows two men sitting in a carriage pulled by a horse. The larger man is William Brown, the superintendent of Crown Hill Mine No. 5 & No. 6. The other man is Ray Stultz.
    • Riggs, L.E 1925-04-23

    • Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Utah State Prison letterhead, 4/23/1925. Writes that he is sending Eugene V. Debs a horse hair belt which he made during his spare time. Remarks that the prison does not provide employment for the inmates but the warden...
    • Mitchell, Thomas 1921-07-09

    • Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Labour Party of Great Britain letterhead, 7/9/1921. Writes that he is sending Eugene V. Debs greetings and best wishes on behalf of John McLean who is currently serving 3 months in prison for urging workers to...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Light; lanterns; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Sandy Wood's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Micah Johnson. According to legend, a man and his wife were traveling in a horse and buggy. There was an accident, and the...
    • 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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