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    • Wood carving of a coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner holding a pick axe created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern. Note the lunch pails located at the figure's feet.
    • Shipley, Miriam deFord 1934-07-10

    • Letters; Books; Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 07/10/1934. Tells Theodore Debs that no one writes a better letter than he does. Says that she is trying to keep going for the sake of her mother in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Writes that everyone who knew Maynard Shipley...
    • Cooper, Marguerite Debs 1908-09-29

    • Appeal to Reason; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Charles H. Kerr Co.; Publications; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs on Socialist Party Red Special letterhead, 09/29/1908. Says that he appreciated Marguerite Debs Cooper's letters. Mentions that he and Eugene V. Debs dropped their laundry off in Toledo, Ohio to be cleaned. Says that...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-10-26

    • Health; Appeal to Reason; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/26/13. Says that he is still not able to sleep throughout the night without his rest being broken by "fitfull dreams." Writes that Channing Sweet has sent him a $100.00 check and a bag of Jonathan apples. Mentions...
    • Patswald, Otto W 1926-10-20

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/20/1926. Assures Theodore Debs that he will pick up where Eugene V. Debs has left off as a comrade and disciple of Eugene V. Debs's for over 30 years.
    • MacDonald, A 1928-02-02

    • Seattle Union Record (Seattle, Wash.)
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/2/1928. Writes that he was fired from writing for the SEATTLE UNION RECORD. Tells Theodore Debs that he was a daily feature in the SEATTLE UNION RECORD for six years. Mentions that he was informed one week when he went to...
    • Maurer, James H. 1943-12-10

    • Books; Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Maurer's Confectionery letterhead, 12/10/1943. Writes that because of the holidays he will not send his book IT CAN BE DONE until after New Year's. Tells Theodore Debs that while he knows that Theodore Debs's eye problems...
    • O'Hare, Frank 1943-03-02

    • World War, 1939-1945;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/2/1943. Writes that the "great new world is being born before our eyes" as the young people of America pick up the cause where he, Theodore Debs and others left off. Says that the terrible climax he always has feared has...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Elmore, Minnesota

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Refuse;
    • Kandis Koppen's transcribed personal account of "Pick up Charlie" in Elmore, Minnesota. Charlie walked around the town and picked up trash. He wore winter clothes all year. When his house burned down, he refused to live in the room that the town...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Marge Chicoa's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Mike Rusnak. In this account, three boys pick up an older man who is hitchhiking near a cemetery and ask where he would like to be let out. The man gives...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Accidents;
    • Margaret Barnard's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Jacque Burbank. In this account, two men pick up a woman who is hitchhiking and offer to drive her home. Once they arrive at her house, she disappears...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Pat Enright's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Jeff English. In this account, Enright describes a man who is often seen hitchhiking along a certain stretch of road. When anyone stops to pick him up, he...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Religion; Ghosts;
    • A transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Suzann Messmer from an anonymous female informant. In this account, a man and a woman pick up a man in shabby clothing on the side of the road and agree to drop him off...


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