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    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Bob Haines's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by James F. Bellot. In this account, two couples become afraid when they hear scraping noises from on top of the car they're in. After taking their dates home, the...
    • Boyfriend's death, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Pat Ulm's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Kenneth E. Hass. In this account, a discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged above their car after he fails to return from getting gasoline for the vehicle.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 6 check-in tags

    • Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and...
    • Two brass check-in tags that were hung on a check-in or check-out board by miners to identify who was in the mine and who had left the mine. View 1 is an unidentified tag number 52; view 2 is tag number 95 from the Crown Hill Mine No. 6.
    • Check-out board

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-out board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-out board when he left the mine.
    • Check-in board

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal Miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-in board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-in board when he entered the...
    • Thompson, Edward 1920-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1920. Says that he is sending Eugene V. Debs 2 photos of a poster he made for Eugene V. Debs' 1920 campaign. Writes that the portraits on the poster are almost life size. Mentions that the poster was hung on the...
    • Swasey, Eva P. Ingersoll Wakefield

    • Debs family; Ingersoll, Robert G.; Le Prade, Ruth;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 12/18/1936. Writes that he appreciated the sentiments expressed in Swasey's last letter. Says that he is now the only surviving sibling left of the Debs family. Tells Swasey that Eugene V. Debs had pictures of...
    • Haunted forests, Spencer County, Indiana

    • Supernatural;Hangings;
    • Shane Todd's transcribed interview of Richard Todd's account of a local legend involving a slave woman who was hung and caused her head to snap off. Now to this day you can still hear her screaming as she continues to look for a new head in Spencer...
    • Haunted forests, Posey County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Trees;
    • Janis Blackburn's transcribed interview of Marijohn Blackburn's account of a legend involving a tree that a man hung himself from and witnesses have seen a man hanging from the tree along with moans and mournful cries in Posey County, Indiana.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...

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