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    • Jokes

    • Joking; Practical jokes;
    • One typed page which contains a joke told by Earl Coan, a resident of Clay County, which was used often by Congressman Ralph Moss to open a speech.
    • Glenn Echo, February 1934, Glenn, Indiana

    • Newspapers; Students; Student works; Schools; Presidents; Woodchucks; Drawings; Caricatures and cartoons; Hearts; Holidays; Dedications; Valentine's Day; Leisure; Journalism; Clubs; Advertisements; Sports; Jokes; Glenn High school (Glenn, Ind.)
    • Mimeographed copy of the Glenn Echo from February, 1934. The cover has Abraham Lincoln and George Washington in a heart with two groundhogs below, one on either side. The issue is divided into four sections. The first is an editorial section...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Brazil, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Practical jokes; Halloween;
    • Katherine Fulk's transcribed interview of Shirley Waldridge's account with a dirty man. According to Waldridge, she and her sister were told not to open the door to anyone on Halloween. They opened the door to everyone including an old man who was...
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • 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...
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mental institutions;
    • Richard Buckingham's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Susan L. Buckingham. In this variant, a nursing student goes crazy after her co-workers pull a prank on her using a cadaver's arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Dead persons; Mentally ill persons;
    • Susan Roos's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Priscilla Craven. In this variant, a woman goes crazy after her friends play a prank on her involving a corpse.
    • Cadaver arm, Jasper County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Fraternities & sororities; Arms (Anatomy);
    • Mary Lou Pieper's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Jerry Reyling. In this variant, a group of sorority sisters plays a prank on a fellow sister using a cadaver's arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Knox County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Maureen Adams's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Ronald Mullen. In this account, a woman goes into shock after her friends play a prank on her involving a fake arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Jamie Kimbrough's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Betsy Frye. In this account, an Evansville, Indiana, nursing student goes crazy after her fellow nurses play a prank on her involving the arm of a cadaver.
    • Cadaver arm, Monroe County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Mark Gustin's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Jane L. Horvath. In this account, a student at Indiana University goes crazy after some boys put a cadaver arm in her room as a prank.
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Ann Royster's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Janice Wahl. In this account, a woman goes crazy after her roommate and roommate's boyfriend decide to play a joke on her using a cadaver's arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Cook County, Illinois

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Becky Moonay's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Dennis D. Ramsey. In this account, a group of jealous nurses plays a prank on another nurse using a cadaver's arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Donna Deardorf's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Lynn Deardorf. In this account, a nursing student goes crazy after her co-workers play a prank on her involving a cadaver's arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Arms (Anatomy); Mentally ill persons;
    • Debby Wells's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Jenny Hutchins. In this account, a nurse goes crazy after her fellow nurses play a prank on her involving an amputated arm.
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Fear; Arms (Anatomy);
    • Marcia Mankin's transcribed variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Janice Kirby. In this account, a woman is scared so badly when her sister plays a prank on her using a cadaver's arm that she begins to age from shock and fright.

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