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    • Foster, William Z 1923-09-12

    • Newspapers; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Trade Union Educational League (U.S.); Labor unions;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 09/12/1923. Says that the statements supposedly made by him in the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS were not true. Writes that the International Ladies Garment Workers Union committee he spoke with said that the members of the Trade...
    • Baur, Arthur 1919-11-06

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 11/6/1919. Says that he is writing in regard to the rumor that Baur supposedly started that Eugene V. Debs "would not be where he is if he had not had Theodore riding his back." Writes that he does not think that...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-18

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/18/1911. Writes that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs has agreed to help him in the matter concerning his daughter, Elsa Untermann, and George Shoaf. Says that those who knew what happened to Elsa Untermann made no...
    • Glassberg, Benjamin 1920-20-20

    • Socialism -- United States; Rand School of Social Science;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Rand School of Social Science letterhead, 12/20/20. Says that he finds it ironic that Eugene V. Debs is in prison when the war he spoke out against was supposedly a war to make the world safe for democracy. Tells Eugene...
    • Goldman, Emma 1928-02-20

    • Thank-you notes;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 2/20/28. Says that he deeply appreciated Goldman's tribute to Eugene V. Debs in her letter dated 2/20/28. Write that he feels her "praise is genuine and wholly free from hypocritical cant." Tells Goldman that it was a...
    • Heeb, Arthur B. n.d

    • Free, Arthur Monroe, 1879-1953; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Amnesty; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Theodore Debs that the world would not be in such a mess if the people were not so easily swayed by the "opiates of phrases," those phrases which are constantly used by politicians like Arthur Free. Says that he...
    • Noll, John F 1914-07-08

    • Churches; Kluser, C. Joseph
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 7/8/1914. Says that he wrote Noll on 6/27/1913 telling him that the article he published by Joseph Kluser was a complete lie. Writes that he hoped that Noll would look into the matter and print a retraction. Remarks that...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Missing persons; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Brian Burdick's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gregg Elkins. According to legend, a light appears on Spook Light Hill and nobody is around to cause the light....
    • Pigeon Annie -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Brant Hayes's interview of George Donham's account of Pigeon Annie in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Donham, Pigeon Annie used to live in Terre Town subdivision but was forced to leave because of all of her pigeons. She has supposedly been...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water;
    • This is a typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by a Mr. Harris. Supposedly, he knows how deep the Blue Hole is.
    • Blue hole

    • Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Lowell Hurford's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County near Plymouth. Supposedly a train derailed and landed in a ditch, and when the crew came to dig the train out, it had sunk into the ditch to the point where it could not...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Marge Manago's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Porter County Indiana near Valparaiso. Supposedly there was a stagecoach that ran into the Blue Hole, and that no evidence of the accident was ever recovered.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Ghosts; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Bennett's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a tombstone in Orange County near Orleans Indiana. According to legend the tombstone has a chain running down its side, and high school kids would venture to the graveyard to see...
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Trina Minnick's transcribed interview of Travella Myers about Jesse James. According to Myers, there is a rock in Medora, Indiana, that says "Jesse James 10 miles West" and there was supposedly money buried at the rock.
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Domenic Nepote, Jr about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Nepote, there is supposedly a tunnel under the Wabash river between Vermillion County and Parke County. Bootleggers used it to escape...
    • Pearl Bryan

    • Homicides; Pregnancy; Abortion; Haunting; Supernatural;
    • Justin Schwab's transcribed interview of Alisha A. Harms' account of Pearl Bryan's murder in Kentucky. Pearl Bryan was from Greencastle, Indiana, and was a student at DePauw University. The location of her murder is supposedly haunted.

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