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    • Tales of Terre Haute

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Rescues; Wabash River (Ind.); Drowning;
    • Three typed pages which talk about the firs trip made by a steamboat after it picked up passengers in Terre Haute. A young girl whose last name was Linton fell overboard and was rescued from the Wabash River by a man whose last name was Hubbard.
    • Favorite Pastime

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Folklore; Tall tales;
    • Sstory about a man named Henry who was the "biggest liar" in town. The story tells of how the men in a mining town would gather at a general store and tell tall tales. Henry was the "biggest liar" in town and one day a few men decided to pay him...
    • Tall tales

    • Tall tales;
    • One typed page which contains a story retold by Jud Storm of Clay City, Indiana. It is about some local farmers and the large size of their crops grown in the Eel River bottoms.
    • Traubel, Horace 1904-07-14

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Stephen Marion Reynolds on Davis, Reynolds and Davis, Attorneys letterhead, 07/14/1904. Says that Traubel's letter was waiting for him when he returned from the Western Writers' Association convention. Writes that he read a short story...
    • 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 1903

    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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.
    • True marksmanship

    • Tall tales; Dueling;
    • One typed page which contains a tale told by Jud Storm of Clay City, Indiana. It is about two early settlers who had a duel which ended in a draw as they both shot so accurately that they bullets hit each other in the air.

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