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    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Allen County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Farmhouses;
    • Rick Thompson's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by John Pfeiffer. In this account, a woman who often hitchhiked is picked up by two men and all three are found dead the next day. People now report seeing a...
    • Stone, Irving; 1948-08-10

    • Books;Communist Party of America; Copyright;
    • Copy of letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 08/10/1948. Writes that she has decided to pursue the matter of getting the copyright of Eugene V. Debs' writings and speeches established in her name to prevent the material from passing in the hands of...
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-18

    • Industrial Workers of the World; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Letter to John Avirette from Jack Cosgrove, 11/18/1920. Writes that an upcoming NEW YORK WORLD editorial interview with a man named Scott will discuss the direction from which progress must come. Remarks that it is a direction that the Industrial...
    • Keston, Ella La Dieux 1919-11-29

    • Fans (Persons); Public speaking; Salutations;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/29/19. Tells Eugene V. Debs that she is the same woman whom he picked out of a crowd to say that he appreciated her attention during a speech he gave in Colorado Springs while on his Red Special tour. Writes that she is...
    • Magee, Hugh W. 1920-10-26

    • Children
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/26/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he knows that he is a lover of children and an "incessant" fighter against child-labor. Mentions that he read David Karsner's book and saw where Eugene V. Debs said that he thinks of...
    • 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...
    • Feeble-minded person in Terre Haute, Indiana

    • People with disabilities; People; Legends;
    • Jan Nottoli's transcribed interview of Mary Quillen about a girl named Sharon. According to Quillen, she and Sharon went to the same camp and the girls picked on Sharon. Sharon believed anything that people told her because she was mentally...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Taxicabs; Hitchhiking; Ghosts;
    • Terry Collins's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Dennis D. Ramsey. In this account, a woman dressed in white is killed after her taxi is hit by a train. Now, a woman dressed in white is sometimes picked...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Fred Dew's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Lynn Deardorf. In this account, Dew describes a woman hitchhiker who is often picked up by men. He states she always rides in the back and always disappears,...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • Betty Turpen's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Linda Turpen. In this account, a girl in a green dress was supposedly killed on a bridge in Indiana. People now claim to see her on rainy nights, and those...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • Allison Lorenz's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Sarah Martin. In this account, Lorzenz describes a woman who was killed in a car accident years ago. Now her ghost waits at the intersection where she...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Homicides; Ghosts;
    • Evelyn Freiberger's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Les Freiberger. In this account, the informant describes a woman who was murdered by her husband. Now her ghost supposedly appears along a certain...
    • Normal Advance 1914

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; 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 senios and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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 1896

    • Indiana State Normal School; Terre Haute (Ind.); Student organizations; Student activities; Students; Advertisements; Sports; Athletes; College yearbooks; College students; College teachers; Universities & colleges; Periodicals; Periodical...
    • The first edition of the Indiana State Normal School Advance, the campus publication which featured the 1895-1986 school year.
    • Tales of Terre Haute

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Rescues; Wabash River (Ind.); Drowning;
    • Three typed pages which talk about the firs trip made by a steamboat after it picked up passengers in Terre Haute. A young girl whose last name was Linton fell overboard and was rescued from the Wabash River by a man whose last name was Hubbard.

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