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    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Brian Brown's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Richard L. Brown. according to this variant, Stiffy Green was a dog who belonged to a local man. After Stiffy took well to a stranger, his master became jealous and...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Ghosts;
    • Candy DeReNee's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Bryan Martin. The legend tells of a dog named Stiffy Green that belonged to an elderly man. After the man's death, the dog was stuffed and placed in his mausoleum....
    • Bigfoot, Cass County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Camping;
    • This transcribed account from Ruth Ann Bennet as recorded by Brad Bennet is about the origins of a maintenance man at a youth camp. The camp director supposedly made friends with a bigfoot creature and eventually hired him to work at the camp as a...
    • Story of Se-Seep

    • Indians of North America; Pioneers; Frontier & pioneer life;
    • Two typed pages containing a story of an encounter between Native Americans and a white man. Se-Seep was the chief of the Pottawotomies and Kickapoos. The white man was Noah Hubbard.
    • 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...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Ghosts;
    • Paula Prose's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Jim Peo. According to the legend, Stiffy Green was a dog who belonged to an elderly man. When the man died, Stiffy was stuffed and placed in his mausoleum. The legend...
    • Civil War: George Gegner letter to Lizzie Wayman, March 18, 1864

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Camps; Marching; Soldiers; Letters; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 130th (1863-1865);
    • A letter from George Gegner to his future wife, Lizzie Wayman, dated March 18, 1864. Gegner was stationed at Camp Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky at the time he wrote the letter. George tells Lizzie that his Regiment marched from Kokomo, Indiana to...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-24

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/24/1911. Tells Untermann that if he must choose between Untermann and Fred Warren he chooses Fred Warren. Assures Untermann that Fred Warren would never have asked him to make such a choice. Says that if he...
    • Heeb, Arthur B. 1921-09-11 Harding

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Amnesty; Pardon;
    • Letter to Warren Harding, 9/11/1921. Tells Harding that by keeping Eugene V. Debs in prison he is widening the gulf between the classes. Says that the common man in Europe would see Harding's refusal to release Eugene V. Debs as a sign that he is...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Supernatural; Axes;
    • Tamrah L. Turner's transcribed interview of Chris Turner's account of the local legend of the Hatchet Man.
    • Hatchet man

    • Axe Man; Cemeteries; Hatchet man; People; Supernatural; Legends;
    • Jennifer J. Barrett's transcribed interview of Larry Gauer's account of the legend behind the Hatchet Man.
    • Murdered spouses, Wisconsin

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Cannibalism;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed story of murdered spouses in Wisconsin. According to Riner, a man in Wisconsin killed his wife, pickled her body parts, and served them to another man. The man who was served pickled parts of woman never ate again and died...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Marge Chicoa's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Mike Rusnak. In this account, three boys pick up an older man who is hitchhiking near a cemetery and ask where he would like to be let out. The man gives...
    • Kleptz Tavern, Seelyville Indiana

    • Beer; Faucets; Glassware; Women; Men; Hats; Bars (Drinking establishments); Bartenders; Social life;
    • Color photograph taken inside of Kleptz Tavern. It features Agnes Kleptz Galey and three other men sitting across the bar from her. On the bar are glasses, a large container with beer nuts sits beside the closest man, and a can of Miller Light in...
    • Hill, Edward  1921-10-03

    • Fans (Persons); Strikes; Socialism -- Canada; Elections -- Canada;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/3/21. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the working class will again have the chance to show their ignorance in the upcoming Canadian elections. Writes that the working class must be "fooled, misled, and bamboozled" at "the...

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