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    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Angela Hustedt's transcribed interview of Mike Kerins about Jesse James. According to Kerins, Jesse James used to hide out near Raccoon Lake in Rockville, Indiana. Kerins states that when James was shot, he was buried in a cave by Raccoon Lake and...
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Ann Dirker's transcribed interview of Edward Dirker about and outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Dirker, there was a man who the sheriff was afraid of, and one day the sheriff caught him off guard. When the sheriff called for him to...
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Ann Dirker's transcribed interview of Edward Dirker about and outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Dirker, two boys were fighting with knives and one got cut open. The two boys ran to the barn and put axle grease and tape over the...
    • Outlaw legend, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of John Doyle about some roughnecks in Champaign, Illinois. According to Doule, these roughnecks would steal Halloween candy from all the kids who went near a certain park.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, his sister used to make sandwiches for Frank James when he and Jesse James were hiding out.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, Jesse James paid off someone's house and then stole the money back from the bank.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, one of Jesse James' guns is now a family heirloom.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Brenda K. Farris's transcribed interview of Donnis Abel about Jesse James. According to Abel, Rev. Bob James's mother went to Jesse James's funeral. She thought it was Jesse James in the casket.
    • Outlaw legend, Cannelton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Oscar Dixon about some outlaws. According to Dixon, the Bucktown Boys and the Tennessee Boys met one night and had a huge brawl. It ended with many people being hospitalized.
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Robert McDaniel about an outlaw story from Clinton, Indiana. According to McDaniel, when men wanted to get in fights they used to bang rocks together and listen for the reply. When the men banging rocks...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Christi Hendry's transcribed interview of Doris Dailey. According to Dailey, she is a distant relative of Jesse James. She gives a detailed account of the lineage in this entry.
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Robert Pence about an outlaw. According to Pence, a man stole several cows and then went across a flooded creek. When the townsfolk found the man, he was hanging from a tree surrounded by the stolen cows.
    • Outlaw legend, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • David White's transcribed interview of Bill Price about an outlaw legend from southern Illinois. According to Price, there were outlaws who would rob travelers and throw their bodies into the river afterwards. This all took place near Cave-In-Rock,...
    • Outlaw legend, Russellville, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Donna Roberts' transcribed interview of Eloise VanVactor about the burning of a covered bridge over Raccoon Lake. According to VanVactor, some men set a fire to distract the fire department before burning the covered bridge.

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