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    • Mailloux, Emily Debs 1926-12-01

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/1/1926. Writes that she went to see Morris Hillquit to tell him that Theodore Debs disapproved of the Socialist Party's plan to raise $200,000. Says that Morris Hillquit had already called Victor Berger to tell him not...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, McRae's grandmother had rheumatism and was cured by the Ugly Old Doctor. After seeing traditional doctors and having no luck, someone sent for the...
    • Brown, John W 1913-06-21

    • Prisoners; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 06/21/1913. Says that he could not get out of bed the last few days of his prison sentence. Writes that he went to a doctor who told him to stop drinking alcohol and chewing tobacco. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he did....
    • 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...
    • Stone, Irving; 1947-08-02

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Books;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 08/02/1947. Writes that he wrote to the Socialist Party of New York and told its leaders that Eugene V. Debs' house was for sale. Says that he met with a Socialist Party fund raiser today and he said that it would...
    • Claessens, August 1943-09-07

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Social Democratic Federation; Books;Biography
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Social Democratic Federation letterhead, 09/07/1943. Writes that he has received a letter from Josephine Constantino. Says that he told her that materials about Eugene V. Debs's life can be found at the Rand School. ...
    • Hilquit, Morris 1926-03-04

    • Civil liberties; Debs, Katherine Metzel; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 3/4/26. Tells Hillquit that the discoveries he made regarding his citizenship surprise him, especially since a "formidable array of high authorities" have said exactly the opposite. Informs Hillquit that Warren Harding...
    • Debs, Katherine Metzel 1926-11-09

    • Wills; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 11/09/1926. Says that he was surprised to find out that the will Eugene V. Debs told him about was not probated. Writes that in the will Eugene V. Debs told him about "practically everything belonging to him at the time...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-21

    • Socialism; Political prisoners; Labor unions; Labor unions -- Organizing; Amnesty
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 9/21/1920. Writes that if Theodore Debs had seen the delegation her organization brought before A. Mitchell Palmer he would have been proud....
    • Mailloux, Emily Debs 1926-12-13

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/13/1926. Assures Mailloux that she did not have rush to return the money that he lent her. Says that he is glad that Mailloux got a chance to talk to Morris Hillquit. Writes that the letter from him she read to...
    • Meng, J.A.C. 1926-03-09

    • Prohibition; Prohibitionists; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/9/1926. Says that he has in his possession a letter written by S. S. McClure saying that he did not publish an article Eugene V. Debs wrote back in 1894 as a response to the use of federal troops in the Pullman Strike...
    • Borland, W. P 1936-02-19

    • Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/19/1936. Writes that he wished that all people had the right to a pension "not through the operation of any such fantastic and uneconomic scheme as the so-called Townsend Plan, but by means of a scientific, economically...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, a relative had bad arthritis and went to see the Ugly Old Doctor in order to get a cure. He was told to go out in a field and let all the bees...
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. According to Ruby, a king called a gypsy woman and told her to find the most beautiful baby in the kingdom and give the baby a golden ball. The woman traveled all over the kingdom....
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Diane Coppes about Ouija Boards. According to Coppes, her Sunday school teacher told the class a story about Ouija Boards. In her story she was told that she would marry a man named Denny. A few years...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dormitories; Insects;
    • Andrea L. Showalter is both the collector and the informant in this memorate about finding a roach on the back of her neck in class. There was also another story about finding cockroaches on the twelfth floor of Mills Hall. These events occurred at...
    • Good versus evil- devil worship

    • Good & evil; Railoads;
    • Forrest A. Stilwell collected a story from Dortha Stilwell about A man named Arther Stilwell that heard voices in his head that told him to do specific things. Arther did as he was told, and ended up coming out ahead in the end. These events...
    • 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.
    • Civil War: George Gegner letter to Lizzie Wayman, November 13, 1864

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters; Camps; Marching; Soldiers; Political elections; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 130th (1863-1865);
    • A letter from George Gegner to his future wife, Lizzie Wayman, dated November 13, 1864. Gegner was stationed in Johnsonville, Tennessee at the time he wrote the letter. In the letter, George describes their trip from Resaca to Johnsonville,...
    • Brown, John W 1913-06-26

    • Jones, Mother, 1837-1930; Investigations; Industrial Workers of the World; United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/26/1913. Says that he agrees with what Brown has said about the Senate's investigative committee. Writes that he does not understand why Brown, Mother Jones, C. H. Boswell, W. H. Thompson, or Fred Merrick was not...


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