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    • Lucky point

    • Axes; Homicides; Ghosts; Supernatural; Supernatural beings;
    • Janet C. Brasseur collected a legend from Jerry Sievers pertaining to the strange happenings surrounding Lucky Point, Indiana, near Vincennes University.
    • Pearl Bryan

    • Homicides; Pregnancy; Abortion; Haunting; Supernatural;
    • Justin Schwab's transcribed interview of Alisha A. Harms' account of Pearl Bryan's murder in Kentucky. Pearl Bryan was from Greencastle, Indiana, and was a student at DePauw University. The location of her murder is supposedly haunted.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Barbara Birchfield's transcribed interview of Mary Tudor about Ed Gein. According to Tudor, there was a man in Wisconsin who killed women and made lampshades out of their skin. When he was caught, they found a human heart boiling on the stove.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • John Coleman's transcribed interview of Kathie Buhr about Ed Gein. According to Buhr, there was a man who was butchering women and selling their meat to other people.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...
    • 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...
    • Cast of ""Murder in the Cathedral""

    • Actors; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Rehearsals; Stages (Platforms); Student activities; Student works; Students; Theatrical productions;
    • Members of the Sycamore Players rehearse "Murder in the Cathedral" on stage of the Sycamore Playhouse in the Language and Mathematics Building (now Dreiser Hall)
    • Cast of ""Murder in the Cathedral""

    • Actors; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Rehearsals; Stages (Platforms); Student activities; Student works; Students; Theatrical productions;
    • Members of the Sycamore Players rehearse "Murder in the Cathedral" on stage of the Sycamore Playhouse in the Language and Mathematics Building (now Dreiser Hall)
    • Cast of ""Murder in the Cathedral""

    • Actors; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Rehearsals; Stages (Platforms); Student activities; Student works; Students; Theatrical productions;
    • Members of the Sycamore Players rehearse "Murder in the Cathedral" on stage of the Sycamore Playhouse in the Language and Mathematics Building (now Dreiser Hall)
    • Cast of ""Murder in the Cathedral""

    • Actors; Indiana State Teachers College; Indiana State University; Rehearsals; Stages (Platforms); Student activities; Student works; Students; Theatrical productions;
    • Members of the Sycamore Players rehearse "Murder in the Cathedral" on stage of the Sycamore Playhouse in the Language and Mathematics Building (now Dreiser Hall)
    • Deirdorf murder case

    • Homicides;Deidorf, Edith Mae;Cold cases (Criminal investigations);
    • Two typed pages which talk about the murder of Edith Mae Deidorf of Terre Haute, Indiana. She disappeared on January 27, 1929 and her body was found three months laters in Busserin Creek bottoms in Sullivan County. No one was ever arrested and...
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley n.d

    • New York Call; Pardon; Petitions; Socialists; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, ??/??/1915. Says that she received Eugene V. Debs's appeal and is trying to get it published in the NEW YORK CALL. Mentions that Judge G. W. Hilton, Joe Hill's lawyer, is going to be bringing Hill's case before the Board...
    • Sims, Robert B 1913-05-23

    • Prison sentences; Death;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 05/23/1913. Writes that abolishing the death penalty is a measure that should appeal to every "just and humane person" in the state of Arizona. Tells Sims that capital punishment is a "relic of barbarism." Says that...
    • Spry, William 1915-08-20

    • Law & legal affairs; Pardon
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 08/20/1915. Says that he is writing on behalf of Joe Hill. Informs Spry that from what he knows about Joe Hill's case that there is "more than a reasonable doubt as to the guilt of this unfortunate brother" because he...
    • Tichenor, Henry M. 1918-03-08

    • World War, 1914-1918; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on PRO-HUMANITY letterhead, 03/08/1918. Tells Eugene V. Debs that his article in the TERRE HAUTE TRIBUNE deserves nationwide publication. Writes that the actions of the "Prussian Junkerdom" and the "Socialist traitors of...
    • Traubel, Horace 1916-12-16

    • Peace movements;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 12/16/1916. Says that he, like Traubel, is opposed to a "nation carrying the weapons of murder about it as well as an individual." Writes that he is against the "whole diabolical program of human butchery." Remarks that...
    • Goldman, Emma 1928-04-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927; Biography;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/3/28. Says that she has always appreciated her friendship with Eugene V. Debs. Asks that Theodore Debs inform her if anyone is writing a biography of Eugene V. Debs because she thinks Eugene V. Debs' story is one well...
    • Person, Carl E 1914-08-10

    • Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/10/1914. Writes that words cannot express how thankful he is for Eugene V. Debs's outspokenness regarding his situation. Says that he has been back in the ranks of the "revolting army" for several weeks and is currently...

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