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    • Heller, Sylvia 1920-12-25

    • Children; Fans (Persons); Young People's Socialist League; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/25/20. Says that she is a thirteen year old girl who is a member of the Young People's Socialist League of America. Writes that she is a member of the club so that when she gets older she can help do away with the...
    • 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.
    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1931-04-24

    • Newspapers; Prisoners; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 04/24/1931. Writes that it was kind of Schmidt to send the article taken from the SAN FRANCISCO DAILY NEWS of 02/19/1931. Says that John A. Barry is made of "superior clay." Tells Schmidt that the future looks brighter...
    • St. Clair, John W 1920-07-13

    • Socialists; Children; Letters; Pamphlets; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/13/1920. Says that his aunt is a socialist who has inspired him to go around telling people to vote for Eugene V. Debs. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he will be 12 years old tomorrow. Remarks that he is planning on writing...
    • Starks, S. Margaret 1920-11-02

    • Voting; Children; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/02/1920. Writes that her mother and father went to the polls today and voted for Eugene V. Debs. Says that she wished that she was 9 years older so that she could vote for Eugene V. Debs, too. Assures Eugene V. Debs...
    • Stedman, Seymour 1944-04-23

    • Cooper, Marguerite Debs; Health; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Medicine; Young, Art, 1866-1943; Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944; Death;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 04/23/1944. Says that he remembers well the story Stedman told about Marguerite Debs Cooper. Tells Stedman that neither Gertrude Debs nor Marguerite Debs Cooper smoke. Writes that he has not smoked in 4 years. Says that...
    • Koenig, Marie Scheurer 1936-11-13 from AM

    • Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904; Debs family; Heinl, John D.; Salutations; Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.);
    • Letter from Arthur Michel, 11/13/36. Writes that he hopes that the American and European branches of the Debs family will be able to have the same degree of cordial relations that marked the older generation of Debses. Says that his grandfather and...
    • Lee, Algernon 1944-10-04

    • Health
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 10/04/1944. Tells Lee that he is preparing for a visit with Irving Stone. Mentions that he is about 10 years older than Lee. Writes that he has lived a long time and has taken the bitter with the sweet. Says that he...
    • Aliff, Mac 1920-12-04

    • Children; Fans (Persons); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/4/1920. Tells Debs that he will vote for him when he gets older. Includes note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, n.d. Remarks that Aliff is a dear little comrade.
    • Laitinen, Gertrude 1921-03-28

    • Writing; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/28/1921. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is soon released from prison. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the older she gets the "redder" a socialist she becomes. Mentions that she is happy to find out that the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Kim Dillon's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Jennifer Long. According to legend a young girl wanted to go to prom with an older boy, but her parents were against it....
    • Animal eater, Mt. Vernon, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of Dorothy Ashworth's account of an animal eater in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. According to Ashworth, there used to be an old couple who ate any animal that lived with them. They had pigs, cows, dogs, and cats,...
    • Animal eater, Jasonville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Deborah Beauchamp's transcribed interview of Pat Douglas about an animal eater in Jasonville, Indiana. According to Douglas, there is an old woman who catches stray dogs and starves them todeath before eating them.
    • Animal eater, Paoli, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Barbara Bgham's transcribed interview of Doris Chastain's account of an animal eater in Paoli, Indiana. According to Chastain, a woman in Paoli, Indiana, named Mrs. Shetland, lived near the city dog pound and served dogs and cats to dinner guests.
    • Animal eater, Pleasantville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • LeAnne Daniels' transcribed interview of a 75 year-old man about an animal eater in Pleasantville, Indiana. The animal eater's name was Os Graham and he was formerly known as the Wild Man of Borneo in a circus. When in the circus, he would eat live...
    • Animal eater, Brazil, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Kaylynn Robert's transcribed interview of Ann E. Roberts, Alice Ann Roberts, and Jim Roberts about an animal eater named Goo Black. According to the three informants, Goo Black was an eccentric character. One said he ate garbage, and another...
    • Pigeon lady -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Mike Harring's account of the Pigeon lady in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Harring, the Pigeon Lady lived in Terre Town subdivision in Terre Haute, Indiana, and had hundreds of pigeons. In addition to her...

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