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    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Unidentified flying objects; Supernatural;
    • This is Roina Robinson's typewritten account of a ball of fire that heckled her grandparents farm when they lived in Michigan. It would fly over the woods and blast a gust of air through a pine tree which would make haunting noises in the house....
    • Licked hand, Jay County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Sarah Marchand's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Sara Croft. In this variant, a woman hears strange noises during the night and lets her dog lick her hand for comfort. In the morning, she discovers that the dog...
    • Boyfriend's death, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hangings; Parking; Sounds;
    • Mike Rusnak's typewritten variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected from himself. In this account, a woman discovers her boyfriend hanged from a tree above their vehicle after he leaves to investigate some strange noises.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Bob Haines's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by James F. Bellot. In this account, two couples become afraid when they hear scraping noises from on top of the car they're in. After taking their dates home, the...
    • Ouija Board, Sheridan, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Bill Woodward's transcribed interview of Marie Woodward about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Woodward, she and her husband found an Ouija Board in the house they bought when they were first married. Her husband threw away the...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Gretchen Braun's transcribed interview of Michelle Alley about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Alley, if you set an Ouija Board on fire it will make screaming noises and fly across the room.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Cemeteries; Television programs;
    • Mehul Patel's typewritten variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by himself. In this account, Patel describes hearing the legend of the Vanishing Hitchhiker on a television show. He and his friends traveled to the cemetery...
    • Belle Gunness

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Women; Insurance; Children; Dismemberment;
    • Catie Spicer's transcribed interview of Keenan Price about Belle Gunness. Price gives an account of Belle Gunness' crimes as he has heard them. According to Price, there is much history and lore about Belle Gunness that still survives in La Porte,...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Dormitories;
    • Michael R. Aycock collected a story from informant James E. Krouse in regards to a ghost on the eighth floor of Jones Hall. In this account, the individual also heard strange noises coming from the eighth floor. This occurred in Vigo County,...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Footprints; Dormitories; Universities & colleges;
    • This is a transcribed account from Kale Stewart as collected by Leah Newton about three supernatural occurrences within Rhoads Hall at Indiana State University. On separate days, he reported that the benevolent ghost had emptied his clothes from...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • College buildings; Ghosts; Sounds; Suicides; Homicides;
    • This is a transcribed account of Angela McCurdy as recorded by herself about a resident in Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University who has a ghost haunting her room. The resident reports hearing strange tapping noises and her possessions being...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Suicides; College buildings; Crosses; Sounds; Shadows;
    • This is a transcribed account of Kurt Waywood as recorded by Heidi Wells about a female suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University and a white cross which marked the window from which she jumped. The resident jumped out of the...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dormitories; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Barbara Betchley collected a story from Karen Ketler in regards to room 420 in Mills Hall. People have heard strange foot steps and noises coming from the room when there was no one in the room and it was locked. These events occurred at Indiana...
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • 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.

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