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    • Lucky point

    • ; Supernatural; Ghosts; Light; Unidentified flying objects;
    • Janet C. Brasseur collected a legend from Jerry Sievers pertaining to the strange happenings surrounding Lucky Point, Indiana, near Vincennes University.
    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Supernatural; Unidentified flying objects; Fire;
    • This is Lee, Stewart's typewritten account of a ball of fire that followed him for a short time while he drove home from his girlfriend's house in the early hours of the morning.
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Jeff Nonte about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Nonte, he and a group of friends used an Ouija Board on Halloween and got some strange answers. They suddenly heard a strange noise and when...
    • Todd, Albert May 1921-08-10

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons; Pardon;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Public Ownership League of America letterhead, 08/10/1921. Writes that he takes the liberty of calling Eugene V. Debs comrade even though he is not a member of the Socialist Party because he knows that Eugene V. Debs has...
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-06-19

    • Press, Socialist; Judicial proceedings;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/19/1913. Says that he was wondering why none of the comrades were called to testify. Writes that he thought it strange that they were not allowed to take the stand and has written Adolph Germer about it....
    • Work, John M. 1913-04-04

    • West Virginia; Miners' strikes; Health;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 04/04/1913. Says that he endorses Work's efforts on behalf of the striking miners in West Virginia. Writes that he thinks that it is strange that the Socialist Party's National Executive Committee has taken no...
    • Stone, Irving 1947-12-08

    • Books; Socialist Labor Party; New York Call;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 12/08/1947. Writes that he is sending Cooper 3 letters about the idea of a memorial fund to purchase Eugene V. Debs' house. Says that although the one from the Indiana Historical Society is not too friendly, the...
    • Carr, Edward Ellis 1912-06-20

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929; Socialist Party of the United States of America;Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1912
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on CHRISTIAN SOCIALIST letterhead, 06/20/1912. Tells Theodore Debs that he has been expelled from the party for publishing evidence against J. Mahlon Barnes in the CHRISTIAN SOCIALIST. Thinks it strange that Barnes has...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1919-12-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Peace movements; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/11/1919. Writes that Debs is always close to him in spirit. Says that these are strange days with people being "hounded and deported and jailed" for mentioning violence when all they want to do is counteract it.
    • Langdon, Emma F 1908-12-04

    • Postcards; Writing;
    • Photocopy of postcard to Theodore Debs, 12/4/1908. Says that she finds it strange that she has not heard from Theodore Debs since she left the "Red Special." Writes that she wonders if she has worn out her welcome.
    • Disappearance of Billy Martin

    • Kidnappings; Missing Children; Disappearances; Brazil (Ind.); Carnival;
    • Annis Scobell's transcribed interview of Flora Knox's account of where Billy Martin's body might have been found. Knox claimed that there was a strange woman named Rene Evans who kept all sorts of junk in her house. When Evans died people found a...
    • Animal eaters, Southern Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Karla Keller's account of an animal eater in Southern Indiana. According to Keller, there is a strange old couple who kills stray dogs and then eats the dog meat.
    • Licked hand, Jay County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Sarah Marchand's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Sara Croft. In this variant, a woman hears strange noises during the night and lets her dog lick her hand for comfort. In the morning, she discovers that the dog...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...

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