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    • Great slaughter of animals

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Hunting; Contests; Wolf hunting; Wolves; Fox hunting; Foxes; Crows; Raccoon hunting; Raccoons; Minks; Squirrels; Chipmunks;
    • One typed page describing hunting animals in the pioneer days of Vermillion County, Indiana. There was a contest to hunt animals, and wolves, foxes, crows, raccoons, and minks were given more credit than other animals. Squirrels and chipmunks...
    • Fox hunting

    • Fox hunting; Foxes; Hunting; Hunting dogs;
    • Three typed pages which talk about the sport of fox hunting and how it was practiced by early settlers of the area. It was done as a group sport, and usually more for the fun of running the dogs than catching the fox.
    • General description : agriculture, flora, fauna

    • Agriculture; Farmers' groups; Farm produce; Vegetables; Animals; Fish; Fishing; Hunting; Hunting & fishing clubs; Fruit; Fruit trees; Trees;
    • Eleven typed pages describing the agriculture, flora, and fauna of Vermillion County, Indiana. References include Esther Clayton, Anthony Marietta, and D.L. Stitt. Agriculture includes corn, flax, wheat, corn, oats, barley, rye, Irish potatoes,...
    • Bigfoot, Gibson County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This is a transcribed account of Joe Fears as recorded by Michael Fears about two men who had been mushroom hunting and encountered a bigfoot-like creature in the woods. The two spotted the creature from behind, and thinking it was another...
    • Monster legends-wolfman

    • Hunting; Legends; Monsters;
    • Rebekah Dickey collected a legend from Ashley Fallon regarding a hunting expedition that someone had told her about, in which the group of hunters had been attacked and stalked by the Dogman.
    • Bear story

    • Folklore; Hunting; Bear cubs; Bears; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Two typed pages which contain a tale about a man who took two boys out hunting and they ran into a mother bear and two cubs. They ended up killing the mother and taking the two cubs home with them.
    • Glenn Echo, November 3, 1944, Glenn Indiana

    • Student works; Students; Newspapers; Sports; Health; Vaccinations; Committees; Hunting; Fire prevention; 4-H clubs; Tuberculosis; Soldiers; World War, 1939-1945; Contests; Fraternities & sororities; Flight training; Advertisements; Coca Cola...
    • Mimeographed copy of the November 3, 1944 Glenn Echo. It includes 4 articles related to World War II, 4 articles about health (screenings and vaccinations), 2 about students, and 2 about the Red Cross. There is 1 article about hunting and the...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-11-15

    • American Railway Union; Debs, Jean Daniel; Woodstock (Ill.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 11/15/1895. Asks that Theodore Debs inform Jean Daniel Debs to get his gun ready because when he gets out of jail they are going hunting "every nice day until the season is over." Says...
    • Gable, William 1909-12-07

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Ferrer Guardia, Francisco, 1859-1909; Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/7/09. Says that he has recently gone hunting with his dog Babe. Mentions that Horace Traubel would be more than qualified to write the poem on Ferrer. Writes that it must have been tough for Altoona, Pennsylvania to...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1912-05-22

    • Brewer, George; Poetry;
    • Incomplete letter to Theodore Debs on Arlington, Richmond, Indiana letterhead, 05/22/1912. Discusses a conversation between him and George Brewer in which Brewer compared Theodore Debs's nose to a moose's. Includes untitled poem on the back about...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-10-16

    • Incomplete letter to Theodore Debs, 10/16/1913. Discusses a visit to the beaver colonies with Enos Mills. Tells Theodore Debs that he will renew his hunting license when he returns to Terre Haute, Indiana. Says that he thinks he will be in Estes...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-11-12

    • Estes Park (Colo.)
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Park Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado letterhead, 11/12/1913. Writes that he is sad to leave Estes Park, Colorado. Tells Theodore Debs to go hunting every chance he gets.
    • Debs, Marie Margeurite 1834-07-26

    • Debs family;
    • Photocopy of letter in French to Photocopy of letter in French to Jean Daniel Debs, 07/26/1834. Writes that she is happy to see progress Jean Daniel Debs' handwriting. Says that she would like to know how he spends his time. Mentions that his...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Ryan Drummy's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected James R. Kelly. According to legend, a girl was killed and decapitated. Although her body was found, her head never was. Her...


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