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    • Stone, Irving; 1944-12-03

    • Stedman, Seymour; Rogers, L. W. (Louis William), 1859-1953; Activists; Terre Haute (Ind.); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926. Correspondence; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Books; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933;...
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 12/03/1944. Tells Stone that he was sad to hear about Seymour Stedman because he did not know that his condition was so serious. Writes that he glad to know that L. W. Rogers is in such good health. Remarks that...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Searching; Supernatural; Crying;
    • This is Jennifer Edds' typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Knox County near Vincennes Indiana, collected by Jennifer J. Fletcher. According to legend, if one goes to the bridge and stops on it, they can hear the mother calling...
    • Assailant in the backseat, Lake County, Indiana

    • Automobile service stations; Criminals; Hiding;
    • This is Tricia Booten's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by herself. In this variant, a woman stops for some gas when the attendant asks her to come inside the store. Once she is inside, the attendant...
    • Assailant in the backseat, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Fugitives from justice; Automobiles;
    • This is Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, a woman hears about an escaped murderer in her area while she is driving to the store to do some shopping. On the...
    • Outlaw legend, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of Francis Kyle about an outlaw legend from Clinton, Indiana. According to Kyle, there was a man on the bus from Chicago, Illinois, to Terre Haute, Indiana, who had a suitcase full of drugs, a gun, and was...
    • 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, Knox County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Rain; Ghosts;
    • Dwight Earley's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Anne K. Reel. In this account, a bus driver picks up a hitchhiking woman and offers to take her to the next town only to discover she has disappeared from...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Wendy Koebcke's typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge in Jasper County near Rensselaer Indiana, collected by Steve A. Koebcke. According to legend, a woman lost her baby in the river near a bridge. If one stops at the bridge,...
    • I.S.T.C B.B. team returning from Kansas

    • Awards; Basketball players; Tirey, Ralph N. (Ralph Noble), 1882-1964; Automobiles; Fire engines & equipment; Electric lines; Roads; Courthouses; Fire fighters; Indiana State University; Indiana State Teachers College;
    • Placing third in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) tournament, the basketball team stops at side of the road on the way to downtown Terre Haute. The Vigo County Courthouse is visible in the skyline.
    • 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.
    • Underground railroad in Vigo and Vermillion counties

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Fugitive slaves; Slaves; Slavery; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Three typed pages which give general information about the underground railroad in Indiana and information about Vigo County in some detail. The third page consists of a map of the underground railroad shwoing its routes and stops in different...

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