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    • Le Prade, Ruth 1950-11-08

    • Writing;
    • Letter to Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooer, 11/08/1950. Tells Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper that since they had never seen Eugene V. Debs’ poem before that it is safe to say that it had never been published. Says that she thinks...
    • Hodges, Hattie 1945-01-17

    • Thank-you notes; Salutations; Christmas; Sick persons;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 1/17/45. Writes that he would have replied to her Christmas greeting sooner except for the fact that he has been ill. Assures her that Eugene V. Debs never forgot the kindness she showed him in Mishawaka, Indiana....
    • Haunted statues, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Supernatural;Statues;
    • Chris Brooks' transcribed interview of Bill Skidmore's account of a statue that belonged to a farmer whose daughter was murdered by a union solider. It is said that if the statue's eyes follow you, then you are safe. But if they do not you may be...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Chris Robinson about an experience with an Ouija Board. Robinson knew a girl who had an experience with an Ouija Board and was frightened by it. She preyed in order to feel safe again.
    • Glassberg, Benjamin 1920-20-20

    • Socialism -- United States; Rand School of Social Science;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Rand School of Social Science letterhead, 12/20/20. Says that he finds it ironic that Eugene V. Debs is in prison when the war he spoke out against was supposedly a war to make the world safe for democracy. Tells Eugene...
    • Shaw, George Bernard 1921-07-28

    • Prison sentences;
    • Copy of letter to J. Mahlon Barnes, 07/28/1921. Writes that he has no interest in coming to America because if they put Eugene V. Debs in prison for 10 years for an extraordinary mild remark that they would probably electrocute him. Says that he...
    • Pettigrew, R.F. Nov 26 1917

    • Health
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Park Hotel, Mount Clemens, Michigan letterhead, 11/26/1917. Writes that he is sorry to hear that Eugene V. Debs is ill. Tells Theodore Debs that Eugene V. Debs is one of the greatest men that he has ever met. Informs...
    • Good versus evil

    • Good & evil; Priests; Bibles; Bridge failures; Bridges;
    • Myra Schilling is both the informant and collector in this legend pertaining to a man crossing a bridge that buckled. He attributed his safe passage to the bible he had with him in the front seat.
    • Mailloux, C. Odilon 1894-06-10

    • Family
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 6/10/1894. Writes that he was happy that Marguerite Debs Cooper got a chance to visit with him and Emily Debs Mailloux and that she returned home to Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs safe and sound. Tells Marguerite...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Brazil, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Practical jokes; Halloween;
    • Katherine Fulk's transcribed interview of Shirley Waldridge's account with a dirty man. According to Waldridge, she and her sister were told not to open the door to anyone on Halloween. They opened the door to everyone including an old man who was...
    • Pendergrass, J.E 1920-03-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 ; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/30/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has been trying to formulate a plan to get him out of prison. Writes that the only plan he has come up with is to emulate Eugene V. Debs's actions and submit to arrest and...
    • Patton, J.J 1920-05-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 5/24/1920. Writes that he lives on a highly isolated ranch in Utah. Remarks that he has always thought it was an honor to represent the Los Angeles, California comrades at the Social Party Convention of 1904 and help to...
    • Mayer, Louis 1919-12-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/22/1919. Writes that between his own activities and what is going on around him to keep the world safe for democracy that he hardly has time to sleep. Says that his immediate concern is what is going to happen to Eugene...
    • Ault, E. B. 1919-01-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Activists; Freedom of speech;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/15/1919. Writes that he appreciated the invitation to attend the Tom Mooney National Labor Congress. Tells Ault that he will not be able to attend the conference because he is in the custody of the federal...
    • Angels, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Richard Dustin Doyle's account of supernatual story about a woman who was walking home one night through a park where an escaped convict rapist was said to be. Unaware of the escaped rapist, she prayed...
    • 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.


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