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    • 1932 State High Yearbook

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Laboratory schools; Students; Teachers;
    • An annual yearbook commemorating the activities and students of the Training School.
    • 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.
    • Jail/prison legend, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Tom Telgemeyer's transcribed interview of June Clevenger about a jail legend from Clay County, Indiana. According to Clevenger, the old jail in Clay County was made of logs, and when people got arrested on Saturday nights for drinking and fighting,...
    • Jail/prison legend, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Dorothy Goldschmidt's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Goldschmidt about a prison legend. According to Goldschmidt, there was a prison where the prisoners were going missing. Officials said they were escaping, but when the prison yard was dug up...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of Cecil Vaughn about John Wayne Gacy's art production line. According to Vaughn, Gacy would have other prisoners fill in spaces on paint-by-munber pictures. Gacy only signed his name to the pictures and then sold...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of Harry Marsh about the "three strikes" it took to kill a man. According to Marsh, there was an inmate somewhere who had to be electrocuted three times before he was pronounced dead.
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about a drug raid in prison. According to this source, inmates would use anything to get high on in prison. Once several inmates had to be rushed to a hospital because they were on jimson...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about inmate murders in prisons. According to the source, one inmate killed another while they were working. The inmates didn't get along well, so one just killed the other and went on...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1927-10-24

    • Le Prade, Ruth ;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/24/1927. Informs Theodore Debs that she just received the copy of WALLS AND BARS that he sent to her. Writes that she was deeply touched by his beautiful inscription. Asks that Theodore Debs let her know how his...
    • Perrysville, Indiana, Vermillion County

    • Cities & towns; City & town life; Jails; Underground railroad system; Schools; Churches; Public libraries;
    • Three typed pages describing Perrysville, Indiana. The population of Perrysville was 435. Names mentioned in the report include: Collett, W.C. Johnson, Col. Blair, Paul Hanover, Commodore Perry. "This is a farming community and the people who do...

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