Skip to main content
   

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: lovers
(26 results)



Display: 20

    • Pigeon lady -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Mike Harring's account of the Pigeon lady in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Harring, the Pigeon Lady lived in Terre Town subdivision in Terre Haute, Indiana, and had hundreds of pigeons. In addition to her...
    • Animal lover, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Brian Schoppel's account of an animal lover in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Schoppel, there was a very rich man who lived in a shack with several dogs. When the old man disappeared, the srerrif came to...
    • Animal lover, Oxford, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Dianna Brown's transcribed interview of Belinda Young's account of an animal lover in Oxford, Indiana. According to Young, there was an old couple who raised chickens. When the husband died, the wife kept raising chickens. After she died it was...
    • Animal lover, Washington, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of Greg Wimmenauer's account of an animal lover in Washington, Indiana. According to Wimmenauer, there was a lady who lived with between fifty and one hundred cats. She never got rid of them because they were...
    • Wolf woman, Jefferson County, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Deborah Jane Magill's transcribed interview of Marth Ann Werner's account of The Wolf Woman in Jefferson County, Indiana. According to Werner, there was an old woman who lived as a hermit after the death of her husband. She took care of the...
    • Cat woman of Gary, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • K. Bennett's transcribed interview of Jeannie Salsbury's account or the Cat woman of Gary, Indiana. According to Salsbury, there were sisters who lived in Gary, Indiana, and who were very spooky. They frightened area children and had almost one...
    • Margaret Gilmore -- Geneva, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Gene Briner's transcribed interview of Paul Johnson's account of Margaret Gilmore. Margaret Gilmore lived near Johnson and used to tell children that she fed her dogs gunpowder in order to make them meaner. Johnson said he saw her mix the gunpowder...
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Pigeon Annie -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Brant Hayes's interview of George Donham's account of Pigeon Annie in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Donham, Pigeon Annie used to live in Terre Town subdivision but was forced to leave because of all of her pigeons. She has supposedly been...
    • Lovers' leap, Guam

    • Legends; People; Indigenous peoples; Death; Love; Couples;
    • William Jackson's transcribed interview of Frank Jackson about Lovers' Leap. According to Jackson, there was a couple who were not allowed to marry. Since they were not allowed to be married and wanted to be together so badly, the couple tied their...
    • Lovers' leap, Alton, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Indians of North America; Indigenous peoples; Death; Love; Couples;
    • Barbara McPherson's transcribed interview of James McPherson about Lovers' Leap. According to McPherson, an Indian chief's daughter loved a warrior from another tribe. They met in secret, but one day someone saw them and told the chief about their...
    • Lovers' leap, Cromwell, Indiana

    • Lovers; Indians of North America; Cliffs; Arrowheads; Despair;
    • Stephen Reynolds' transcribed interview of Linda Reynolds' account of Lovers' Leap near Cromwell, Indiana, in Noble County. In this account the lovers are Native Americans from different tribes.
    • Lovers' leap, Alton, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Indians of North America; Indigenous peoples; Death; Love; Couples;
    • Barbara McPherson's transcribed interview of Maude McPherson about Lovers' Leap. According to McPherson, an Indian chief's daughter was in love with an Indian who was crippled and couldn't be a warrior anymore. The chief was going to force her into...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Jim Rilley's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Stephen M. Baker. In this account, a couple's car runs out gas and the boy leaves to get some from town. When he fails to return, the girl discovers that he has...
    • Normal Advance 1903

    • 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.
    • Swasey, Eva P. Ingersoll Wakefield

    • Debs family; Ingersoll, Robert G.; Le Prade, Ruth;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 12/18/1936. Writes that he appreciated the sentiments expressed in Swasey's last letter. Says that he is now the only surviving sibling left of the Debs family. Tells Swasey that Eugene V. Debs had pictures of...
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Decapitations; Supernatural;
    • This is Jill Ogren's typewritten account of her encounter with mysterious fog in Lake County Indiana near Cedar Lake collected by Janice Kirby. She describes a pair of lovers that were killed in their car after seeing a mysterious orange mist...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is John Patrick Sitarski's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to legend, a a pair of ill fated lovers died and the girl was decapitated. Now her father...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK