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    • Ehrmandale, Indiana, Nevins Township

    • Vigo County (Ind.); City & town life -- Indiana -- Ehrmandale; Ehrmandale (Ind.);
    • Four typed pages with handwritten notes and edits. The pages include a cover page bibliography, and two page description of the history, population, business, and location of Ehrmandale, Indiana.
    • Chronology of Vermillion County

    • Treaties; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Tippecanoe, Battle of, Ind., 1811; Land use; Pioneers; Mills; Post offices; County government; Courthouses; Cities & towns; Schools; Churches; Mining; Iron mining; Newspapers; Threshing machines; Plows;...
    • Four typed pages containing a timeline of events relating to Vermillion County, Indiana, from 1809 until 1928. People mentioned in the timeline include: Gen. Harrison, the Pottawatomi, the Miamis, the Kickapoos, John Vannest, Noah Hubbard, John...
    • Lucky point

    • ; Supernatural; Ghosts; Light; Unidentified flying objects;
    • Janet C. Brasseur collected a legend from Jerry Sievers pertaining to the strange happenings surrounding Lucky Point, Indiana, near Vincennes University.
    • South tour, Vermillion County

    • Scenic overlooks; Cities & towns; Mining; Covered bridges; Coal mining;
    • Two typed pages; a driving tour of southern Vermillion County. Towns include Newport, Dana, St. Bernice, West Clinton, Blanford, Universal, Clinton, and Hillsdale. Sites include covered bridges and mines.
    • Bloody Mary, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Rites & ceremonies; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • Chris Whitehead's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by Araksie Corey. In this account, Whitehead describes the steps one must perform in order to have a supernatural experience involving Mary on a bridge.
    • Points of interest

    • Public libraries; Hospitals; Community centers; Mining; Historic sites; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Cemeteries; Battlefields; Springs; Coal mining;
    • Four typed pages describing points of interest in Clinton, and Clinton, Vermillion, and Eugene townships in Vermillion County, Indiana. Points include the Clinton Public Library, Sportland Park, the Vermillion County Hospital, Hill Crest Community...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-12-15

    • Prisoners; Political prisoners; Poetry; Pullman Strike, 1894; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, 12/15/1921. Says that he received a sprig of holly from a fellow prisoner who was once a member of the American Railway Union. Mentions that the man was sent to prison in 1894 for "cutting a Pullman car from a train in...
    • Oral history: Plascak, Martin

    • Plascak, Martin; Broadcast journalism; Radio broadcasters; Radio audiences; Radio stations; Oral history;
    • Five video files: oral history interview with Martin Plascak. Plascak worked for WBOW, a Terre Haute radio station. Discussions include the early days of broadcasting, Story Princess, Doc Morgan, old recording techniques, professionalism, Terre...
    • Oral history: Chalos, Pete

    • Oral history; Mayors; Political elections; Chalos, P. Peter, 1927-2006; Immigrants; Politicians; Politics & government; Political issues;
    • Six video files; oral history interview with Pete Chalos. Topics include the arrival of the Chalos family in Terre Haute, Greek heritage, Pete Chalos' experiences on the city council and as mayor, his impact on the economic development of Terre...
    • Kreckler [i.e. Krekler] Home west of Clinton

    • Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898; Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852; Historic buildings; Dwellings;
    • Three typed pages describing the house of the Krekler family in Clinton, Indiana. References include Mrs. Callie D. McMechen, niece of Claude Matthews. The land was purchased by James Whitcomb, was was govenor of Indiana from 1843-1848. Martha...
    • Vermillion County : history

    • Indians of North America; Miami Indians; Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Indian encampments
    • Eight typed pages describing the history of Vermillion County from before the first settlers until ca. 1812. Notable persons include: the Miamis, the Kickapoos, the Mosquitans, the Pattawatomies, General Hamtramck, Shelby farm, M. Laselle, John...
    • Lucky point

    • Indians of North America; Indian reservations; Light; Indigenous peoples;
    • Janet C. Brasseur collected a legend from Jerry Sievers pertaining to the strange happenings surrounding Lucky Point, Indiana, near Vincennes University.
    • Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame letter

    • Indiana State University. Athletics Hall of Fame; Women athletes;
    • In this short letter, Andrea Myers apologizes for the delay sending Margaret the tape of the Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony. On the top half of the card in black ink is a list of items that may have been included with this letter. These...
    • Retiring Professors

    • Indiana State University; Retirements; Spouses; Teachers;
    • Retiring professors stand with their spouses and include Cloyd Anthony, Vachel Breidenbaugh, George Eberhart, Roy Hunter, Cecil Kemp, G. David Koch, and Edgar Tanruther.
    • Bball team, leaving for So. Amer. (Airport)

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State Teachers College; Basketball coaches; Basketball players; Students;
    • The Sycamores men's basketball team leaves for the Pan-American games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Members include Coach John L. Longfellow, Cliff Murray, Tom Kern, Eddie Longfellow, Gene Lambdin, Bob Gilbert, Roger Adkins, and Dick Atha.

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