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    • Parke County tour

    • Parke County (Ind.); Cities & towns;
    • Four typed pages which gives information on a driving tour of Parke County Indiana. It gives total miles to drive from spot to spot and some general information about each spot listed on the tour. It starts in Rockville, goes out through the county...
    • Sun Spot Strip Mine, Centenary, Indiana

    • Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Mine buildings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine haulage -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Freight cars; Railroad cars; Automobiles;
    • Photograph of the Sun Spot Strip Mine, located west of Centenary, Indiana, in Vermillion County. The mine was in operation from 1927-1959. The image depicts the tipple, coal railroad cars, automobiles, and other buildings.
    • Shipley, Maynard 1927-05-26

    • Books;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/26/1927. Writes that he appreciated the order Theodore Debs placed on his book, THE WAR ON MODERN SCIENCE. Says that he is sure that Theodore Debs will like the book. Tells Theodore Debs that he is busy building up the...
    • Weinberger, Harry; 1925-05-25

    • Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Harry Weinberger, Counselor at Law letterhead, 05/25/1925. Writes that he received a letter from Emma Goldman who asked that he send her greetings to Eugene V. Debs . Says that Emma Goldman has a warm spot in her heart...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1910-02-13

    • Political campaigns;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Pennsylvania Hall Hotel, Pottsville, Pennsylvania letterhead, 02/13/1910. Mentions that last night's meeting went great. Says that he stood on the spot where the members of the Molly Maguires were hanged.
    • 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...
    • Melinda, Vermillion County, Clinton, Indiana

    • Homicides; Light; Knives; Ghosts; Searching; Women;
    • Madeline Bonucchi's transcribed personal account of Melinda's light in the woods near Clinton, Indiana. Melinda was murdered and her spirit is looking for the man who killed her. She carries a knife in one hand and a lantern in the other. According...
    • Moonshiners, Chicago, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Tony Ward's transcribed interview of Craig Harker about moonshiners near Chicago, Illinois. According to Harker, during prohibition many bootleggers didn't make it around a curve on highway 63 and now there is a spot called Dead Man's Cave.
    • Gypsies, Hancock County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Gary Gardner about gypsies. According to Gardner, a band of gypsies were killed in a graveyard in Fortville, Indiana, and one woman put a curse on the spot before she died. The curse states that if you...
    • Gypsies, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Laura Jean Smith's transcribed account of gypsies in the Gypsy Cemetery near Crown Point, Indiana. According to Smith, there were gypsies who settled in that are ain the 1800s. She states that after the gypsies arrived, babies of the town started...
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Araksie Corey's transcribed interview of Amy Jo Deahl about Hatchetman. According to Deahl, there is a spot where the Hatchetman's house used to be and if you go there he will chase you away.
    • Ouija Board, Worthington, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Beth Mitchell's transcribed interview of Robert Mitchell about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Mitchell, a group of young people at a family gethering were using an Ouija Board. They asked it about flying saucers and the Ouija Board...
    • 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...
    • Outlaw legend, Shelburn, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Sara Russell's transcribed interview of Jim Thompson about an outlaw legend from Shelburn, Indiana. According to Thompson, there was a man who would get drunk and shoot his guns. One night he got too drunk and started shooting everywhere; he even...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Daphne Coy's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Joseph O. Henning. In this account, two boys see a girl walking home from prom and offer to give her a ride. Once they drop her off, they drive away but later...

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