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    • 100 Steps, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;Witches; Fire;
    • Holly K. Cassity's transcribed interview of Michael Mason's account of the local legend involving the tomb stone of a witch that is buried in 100 Steps Cemetery that when you light a match near her tombstone it will not go out in Clay County,...
    • Alpha Omicron Pi

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students
    • Active members of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. First row, from left to right: C. Walter, S. Cline, M. Wilson, M. Jordan, A. Wuchner, B. Demske, S. McCarthy, M. Faris, L. Morgan, and M. Schuessler. Second row from left to right: P. Towe, G....
    • Alpha Omicron Pledges

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students;
    • Pledges of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. First row, from left to right: L. Wollsey, S. Cline, D. Byrne, J. Kendall, B. Petro, and E. Brackmeyer. Second row, from left to right: A. Snyder and J. Hoadley. Third row, from left to right: S....
    • Alpha Omicron Pledges

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students;
    • Pledges of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. First row, from left to right: L. Wollsey, S. Cline, D. Byrne, J. Kendall, B. Petro, and E. Brackmeyer. Second row, from left to right: A. Snyder and J. Hoadley. Third row, from left to right: S....
    • Alpha Sigma Alpha Sor. Off. -- Pres.

    • Fraternities & sororities; Indiana State College; Indiana State University; Student organizations; Students;
    • Officers of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority: Mary Lou Douglass (treasurer), Mary Cay Roach (secretary), Karin Shoemaker Light (vice president), Vicki Flick (membership director), Meg Johnson (corresponding secretary).
    • Avirette, John 1921-04-14

    • Socialism; Poetry; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/14/1921. Writes that the purpose of socialism is to "convert the Frankenstein, into the Angel of Light." Mentions that he used to be a mine doctor. Includes a hand-written untitled poem.
    • Barnard, Kate, 1916-01-05

    • Books; Publications; Democratic Party (U.S.); Appeal to Reason; National Rip-Saw; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma letterhead, 1/5/1916. Says that George Allen England's pending lawsuit will prevent him from publishing her book. Tells Eugene V. Debs that if Putnam Company or Ida Tarbell were to...
    • Belief in outer space, Bingham County, Idaho

    • Supernatural; Extraterrestrial life; Unidentified flying objects;
    • Jean Whitcomb's transcribed interview of Wayne Hart's account of a supernatural encounter involving buses headed to the Automatic Energy Plant in Idaho. THe buses would be stopped everytime and a light would whirl on top of them causing the buses...
    • Belief in outer space, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Extraterrestrial life; Unidentified flying objects;
    • Jerry Reyling's transcribed interview of Pauline Siebe's account of a supernatural encounter with a UFO that appears behind her car in a white light and causes the motor of her car to die and as soon as it leaves, the car starts right back up in...
    • Bigfoot, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Lakes & ponds;
    • This transcribed account by Debra Auterson as recorded by herself is about her experience with seeing a Bigfoot-like creature while out with her friends at a pond. One of her friends threw a log in a pond and then shined a light across the pond,...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Light; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by Sandra Livingston. The legend tells of how a school bus full of students slid into the Blue Hole after slipping on an ice patch. There is also a second legend about...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Jim Terrel's typewritten account of the legend behind a gravestone in Lawrence County Indiana, near Bedford. According to legend, a man killed his wife with a chain, and now the image of a chain has wrapped around the tombstone, and glows...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Chains; Cemeteries; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a John Holmes' typewritten account of a legend about a gravestone near Orleans Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, the gravestone has a chain that grows out of the gravestone. There is also a light at night that crosses the chain...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Danny Ritter's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Jay Ritter. According to legend, there is a chain on the side of a tombstone that can be seen by the light of a full moon.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Joyce Light's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Janice Kirby. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been hanged above their car after he fails to return from getting more gasoline.

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