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    • Licked hand, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Fugitives from justice; Homicides; Dogs;
    • John Gianotti's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Chadwanna Jukes. In this variant, two girls are sleeping over with one another when they hear a murderer has escaped from a nearby asylum. That night, the murderer...
    • Assailant in the backseat, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Fugitives from justice; Automobiles;
    • This is Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, a woman hears about an escaped murderer in her area while she is driving to the store to do some shopping. On the...
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • American for America 1925-09-25

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Threats;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, postmarked 9/25/1925. Says that Eugene V. Debs is a liar, thief, and murderer not fit for American citizenship. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he needs to beware. Includes note from Theodore Debs to Eugene V. Debs, on...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Homicides; Dogs; Sounds;
    • Jean Ann Cole's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Barbara Betchley. In this variant, a girl staying with her grandparents hears a noise during the night and reaches down to pet her dog for comfort. In the morning,...
    • Outlaw legend, Princeton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Gene Briner's transcribed personal account of bad guys in Gibson County, Indiana. According to Briner, there was a murderer who escaped from the Gibson County jail in Princeton, Indiana, and was prowling out around Briner's house and his...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Axes; Dormitories; Homicides;
    • Barbara Barnett collected a story from Mary Crocker pertaining to a mass murderer at a small Midwestern college in dormitories that began with the letter C. Panic struck when an ax went missing from Pickerl Hall. These events occurred at Indiana...
    • Bonds Chapel, Orange County, Indiana

    • Graves; Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Supernatural;
    • This is a newspaper article from the Arts section (known as Target) of the Sunday edition Bloomington Herald Times. This article describes the legend of Bonds Chapel in Orange County Indiana. This article appeared Sunday, November 16th, 1969. The...

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