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    • Rape legend, Boonville, Indiana

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex;
    • Cheryl McKinney's transcribed interview of Penny Price about a rape legend from Boonville, Indiana. According to Price, a man kidnapped a young girl and took her to a cabin near a lake. He raped her and over a period of time began cutting her into...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • D.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Darla Parkins' account of Billy Martin's disappearance. Parkins stated that most people believed that Martin was kidnapped by the carnival workers or that he was drowned. Also in this account, Lorraine Evans is...
    • Gypsies, Green County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Inez Spainhower's transcribed interview of Connie Dayhoff about gypsies. According to Dayhoff, a mother thought that gypsies kidnapped her daughter and died of a broken heart. Now her spirit haunts places where gypsies are camping.
    • Gypsies, Henry County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • LeAnne Dugger's transcribed interview of an anonymous 59 year-old female about gypsies. According to this source, a young girl named Catherine Winters was kidnapped from New Castle, Indiana, by a band of gypsies. This source remembers that there...
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-05-19

    • Socialists; Prisons -- West Virginia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/19/1913. Writes that on 05/09/1913 he, W. Gillespie, R. M. Kepart, F. M. Sturm were arrested and thrown in the county jail. Remarks that West Virginia governor Henry Hatfield signed the arrest orders. Says that as these...
    • Amer Green, Carroll County, Indiana

    • Lynchings; Homicides; Family Curses;
    • Sonia Griffey's transcribed interview of Michael Griffey's account of the story of Amer Green. According to Michael Griffey, Amer Green was accused of kidnapping Luella Mabbitt and killing her. There was a search for Green and he was found in...
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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.
    • Ouija Board, Fort Wayne, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • William Kolacek's transcribed interview of Kim Knuth about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Knuth, an Ouija Board told her and some friends details about a girl who had been kidnapped and killed.

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