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    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Raychel Tindall's transcribed interview of Jared Parsons about Hatchetman's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois. According to Parsons, there was once a man who lived on Macke Road across from the Macke Cemetery. The man went insane and killed his wife...
    • Stewart, S.V 1914-07-13

    • Pardon; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Executive Office, Helena, Montana letterhead, 07/13/1914. Says that he received Eugene V. Debs' letter regarding the case of Thomas J. Riley. Tells Eugene V. Debs that after looking into the matter that he does not think...
    • Vanzetti, Bartolomeo 1926-05-31

    • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health
    • Incomplete letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/31/1926. Writes that he read Eugene V. Debs' appeal in the DAILY WORKER. Says that both he and Nicola Sacco appreciated it. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the Massachusetts Supreme Court has refused to hear his...
    • Thomas, Elizabeth H. 1913-11-26

    • Milwaukee (Wis.); Social-Democratic Party of America; Judicial proceedings;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on MILWAUKEE SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY letterhead, 11/26/1913. Writes that Victor Berger and H. W. Bistorius have been found guilty of libel by a jury packed with "Knights of Columbus, Ancient Hibernians and...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-09-18

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Copy of letter to W. T. Manning, 09/18/1921. Says that Eugene V. Debs is prison for telling men not to kill their fellow man. Writes that if Jesus Christ was alive in 1917 he would have done the same thing. Asks that Manning put himself on record...
    • Curry, Mabel Dunlap 1945-02-17

    • Debs, Gertrude Toy; Diseases;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 02/17/1945. Says that his health has been wretched for a year or more. Mentions that Ada Caton visited he and Gertrude Debs, telling them that Eliza Caton was committed to the insane asylum after abusing and threatening...
    • Greenwood, Victor L 1920-08-18

    • Fans (Persons); Poetry; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/18/20. Says that he has just written a letter to Carl Mays, the New York Yankee pitcher who caused the death of another player when he hit him with a ball. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he does not understand why the...
    • Kluser, C. Joseph 1913-04-17

    • Hate mail; Socialism -- United States; Working class -- United States; Women's suffrage;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/17/13. Writes that he disagrees with Theodore Debs' notion that the church will stand with the strong and the powerful on the issue of a minimum wage for working girls. Says that many socialists are against the issue as...
    • Nearing, Scott 1920-02-17

    • Churches;
    • Includes a copy of the World Church Movement statement dated 2/17/1920 saying that such men as Eugene V. Debs, imprisoned for saying "Thou shalt not kill," are part of the movement the World Church Movement wants to create to "establish a firm...
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-14

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism;
    • Says that the NEW YORK WORLD is planning to launch a campaign to free Eugene V. Debs. Mentions that he wants to get campaign advice from George Creel. Writes that Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment makes him an "Economic Christ." Tells Eugene V. Debs...
    • Mercer, Ida F. 1913-11-27

    • Miners' strikes; Patriotism
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/27/1913. Says that she would like to thank Theodore Debs for the kind letters since that her sent her after her bad experience in Littleton, Colorado with her son-in-law. Writes that she does not remember if she told...
    • Moonshiners, Indianapolis, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Heather Ackerman's transcribed interview of Edwin Ackerman about moonshiners in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to Ackerman, a man down the road saw a giant snake and his son wanted Ackerman to help kill it. Ackerman's mother wouldn't let him go....
    • Murdered spouses, Japan

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Aaron Drumm's transcribed interview of Nancy Arthur about murdered spouses in Japan. According to Arthur, a young woman named Oiwa was married to a young samurai and was pregnant. The young samurai fell in love with another woman and wanted to...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Joel Pugh's transcribed interview of Mike Richards about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Richards, the face in the wall is from a teenager who tried to kill himself with his car. He succeeded and now on full moons you can...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Jeff Nonte about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Nonte, one night the Ouija Board kept spelling "kill" and then they found a deaad dog in the yard.
    • 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.

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