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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Decapitations; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Lisa Jones's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Amy E. Cleveland. According to legend, a girl was killed near Spook Light Hill, and her father searched for her with his...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Light; lanterns; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Sandy Wood's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Micah Johnson. According to legend, a man and his wife were traveling in a horse and buggy. There was an accident, and the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Ryan Drummy's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected James R. Kelly. According to legend, a girl was killed and decapitated. Although her body was found, her head never was. Her...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Accidents; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Chad Miller's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lindsay Hutchings. According to legend, there was once a married couple returning home one evening in their buggy. They...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; lanterns; Blizzards; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Paul Grega's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Westmoreland County near Mount Pleasant Pennsylvania, collected by Angela Harrold. According to legend, a man and his wife were traveling home when a blizzard struck....
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Megan Morris's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Rachel Hasser. According to legend, a girl was killed near Spook Light Hill. Her father did not know what happened to her,...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Decapitations; Accidents; Searching; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Brittany Cuthbertson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Kelsie Noble. According to legend, a girl fell out of a wagon and was decapitated by the wheel. Her head was never...
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed account of beliefs surrounding the disappearance of Billy Martin. According to Scobell, Billy Martin went missing from a carnival in Brazil, Indiana. A "carni-guy" was suspected. The ponds near the park were searched as...
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Barbara Birchfield's transcribed interview of Mary Tudor about Ed Gein. According to Tudor, there was a man in Wisconsin who killed women and made lampshades out of their skin. When he was caught, they found a human heart boiling on the stove.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • John Coleman's transcribed interview of Kathie Buhr about Ed Gein. According to Buhr, there was a man who was butchering women and selling their meat to other people.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Bob Wilberg's transcribed personal account of the story of Ed Gein. According to Wilberg, Ed Gein lived in Plainfeild, Wisconsin, and dug up bodies from several graves. Gein also killed a woman and hung her in his shed just like a deer. Wilberg...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Supernatural; Decapitations; Hills; Light; lanterns; Ghosts;
    • This is Timothy Daniel Person's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by himself. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; lanterns; Infants; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Brown county Indiana, collected by Ann Ledgerwood. According to legend, a woman and her baby riding a carriage home when their horse was startled and the baby fell into a...
    • 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 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.

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