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    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Trains; Arches; Hell;
    • Peter Goda's transcribed interview of Teko's account of a legend at Hell's Gates in Clay County,I ndiana. One night a young couple who were in love went to Hell's Gates to do a painting on the arch. The two young teens bodies were found lying in...
    • Bruno, Guido 03-06

    • Milwaukee (Wis.); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on WORLD AT MIDNIGHT letterhead, 03/06/????. Says that he met Eugene V. Debs at Lindlahr's Sanitarium, along with Helen Raab, the director of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Open Forum. Writes that he is surprised to hear that...
    • O'Hare, Frank 1915-02-14

    • Political campaigns;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 02/14/1915. Asks that O'Hare explain what possessed him to schedule a stop of his lecture tour in the inaccessible place like Tooele, Utah. Tells O'Hare that there was no way for him to get from there to Burley, Idaho,...
    • Leonard, William Ellery 1920-09-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on University of Wisconsin-Madison letterhead, 9/9/1920. Says that he taught summer school, wrote a 50,000 word essay, corrected the proofs for his book THE LYNCHING BEE AND OTHER POEMS, and harvested the corn, beans and...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Cemeteries; Supernatural;
    • This is Michael P. Sumner's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Madison County Indiana near Pendleton, collected by Christina R. Tharp. According to legend, somebody lost their baby over a bridge, and now one can hear the baby...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Larry Lamb's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a gravestone that has a chain running down the side of it. According to legend, the number of links changes from thirteen to fourteen links around midnight.
    • Gypsies, Hancock County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Gary Gardner about gypsies. According to Gardner, a band of gypsies were killed in a graveyard in Fortville, Indiana, and one woman put a curse on the spot before she died. The curse states that if you...
    • Murdered spouses, Burnett, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Haunted houses;
    • Jennifer Lynn Brown's transcribed personal story about a murdered spouse in Burnett, Indiana. According to Brown, there was an old couple living alone in a run down house, and one night they got into a fight. The wife killed the husband with an axe...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Supernatural; Tunnels;
    • Michael Hanna's transcribed interview of Steve Heinlein's account of a legend at Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. At the old railroad trestle, there was a man killed by a car that hit him as he was walking through the tunnel. They said if you...

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