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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Supernatural; Decapitations; Ghosts; Hills; Light; lanterns;
    • This is Leah Newton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tom Flores. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing car...
    • Selby, Eugenie Debs 1874-10-08

    • Death; Religion; Terre Haute (Ind.); Employment; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 10/08/1874. Says that he had already heard about the death of Mr. Fisher before Selby told him about it. Writes that while it is indeed sad that it was the "will of the Almighty." Tells Selby that he will be returning to...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Axes; Dormitories; Homicides;
    • Cindy Morgan collected a story from informant Dana Rumple about a man who is supposed to come to a Midwest college and kill girls with a hatchet. He is supposed to hit residence halls beginning with the letter M. These events occurred at Indiana...
    • Foster, William Z 1923-09-05

    • Trade Union Educational League (U.S.); Newspapers; Political parties; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Trade Union Educational League letterhead, 09/05/1923. Says that he wants to know if the statement by Eugene V. Debs that appeared in the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS on 09/05/1923 was true. Writes that it concerns Eugene V....
    • Thompson, Carl D. 1910-11-26

    • Socialists; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/26/1910. Writes that he agreed with what Thompson had to say in his letter dated 11/05/1910 except for what he wrote on the topics of labor unions and immigration. Says that he thinks that it is disgusting the...
    • Nunley, R.W 1914-10-21

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 10/21/1914. Writes that the rumor suggesting that Eugene V. Debs supports the labor ticket is "too silly to merit denial." Assures Nunley that the only true labor party is the Socialist Party and the only true ticket is...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is John Plascak's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Earl Tamar. According to legend, a girl was involved in an accident that decapitated her near this hill. Now one can see a...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Decapitations; Searching; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Floyd's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tracie Spencer. According to legend, a train conductor found blood splattered on the side of a box car after passing near...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Kim Dillon's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Jennifer Long. According to legend a young girl wanted to go to prom with an older boy, but her parents were against it....
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This Dirk J. Everhart's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Mark A. Vitz. According to legend, a light will circle your car if you park on Spook Light Hill. The light is supposed to...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This Art Robertson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, there are lights near the hill that are supposed to be the ghost of an old woman looking for her husband.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Accidents; Decapitations; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Paul Johnson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gene Briner. According to legend, a young couple was driving through the country and crashed on a bridge. The girl was...
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tamara Sturm's transcribed interview of Rita Spittler about gypsies in Poland, Indiana. According to Spittler, there was an old gypsy camp site across the street from the Girl Scout camp in Poland, Indiana, and there were steps down into the empty...

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