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    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Graves; Death; Supernatural;
    • This is Maurice Ragsdale's typewritten account of a gravestone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard near Mitchell Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, if you touch the chains on the gravestone you will die.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Christy Wigand's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Justin Tedrow. According to legend, a man used to murder people with a chain. When he was caught and killed, a chain began to grow on his grave....
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Chuck Buchanan's typewritten account of a story he knows about a certain tombstone near Orleans Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, a woman was strangled by her husband, who used a chain. Now, a chain marks her gravestone, and...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Death; Supernatural;
    • This is Keith Gilstrap's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend there is a chain growing out of this tombstone, and if you touch it you will die.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is John Sender's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Chris LiBaire. According to legend, a gravestone has a cross pattern made of chains on the side of the tombstone. If you touch the chain, it's bad...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Kyle J. Stevens's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Christina R. Tharp. According to legend, a man named Floyd Pruitt strangled his wife with a chain, and now a chain appears on her grave. There...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-10-26

    • Health; Appeal to Reason; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/26/13. Says that he is still not able to sleep throughout the night without his rest being broken by "fitfull dreams." Writes that Channing Sweet has sent him a $100.00 check and a bag of Jonathan apples. Mentions...
    • Debs, Theodore 1919-04-14

    • Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/14/1919. Tells Eugene V. Debs that although his body is behind prison walls his "unconquerable spirit" will always be "a million miles beyond the foul touch of filthy hypocrites and their prostituted mercenaries."
    • Dickinson, Frances 1927-07-02

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Gifts; Writing;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 07/02/1927. Writes that he appreciated the $100 given by him from Nannie Howe. Says that he has passed his nights writing short stories, all incidents from Eugene V. Deb's life. Mentions that they are not of the...
    • Edens, W. G. 1948-07-16

    • Stone, Irving, 1903-1989; Stedman, Seymour; Death
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 7/16/48. Says that he is happy to know that Marguerite Debs Cooper received the photographs he sent. Mentions that Irving Stone will be in nearby Bloomington, Indiana for a writers' conference. Expresses hope that...
    • Evans, M. 09-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/19/?. Says that Eugene V. Debs is an "intellectual ocean whose waves touch all the shores of thought."
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Daniel M. Appel's transcribed interview of John Finnerty about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Finnerty, drag racers killed the son of a wealthy family. The greif-stricken father built the wall. Supposedly, if you touch...
    • Hatchet man

    • Rituals; Axe Man; Cemeteries; Hatchet man; People; Supernatural; Legends;
    • Neal Wood's transcribed interview of Scott Dean's account of the legend that if you enter the cemetery of the Hatchet Man and run to the other end and touch the gate, a man with an ax will chase you.
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Raychel Tindall's transcribed interview of Jared Parsons about Hatchetman's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois. According to Parsons, there was once a man who lived on Macke Road across from the Macke Cemetery. The man went insane and killed his wife...
    • Helpful ghosts, Dubois County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Supernatural; Guardian angels;
    • Kathy Recker's transcribed interview of Leon Reckers' account of a supernatural experience at his home in Celestine, Indiana. One night Leon Recker was laying in bed when he felt someone crawl into bed with him and touch him. The next morning...
    • Hickey, Tom 1921-06-20

    • Fans (Persons); Salutations; Socialists;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on State of Texas, County of Lavaca letterhead, 6/20/21. Assures Theodore Debs that even though he has been battered he is still agitating for socialism. Asks that Theodore Debs send him word of how Eugene V. Debs is doing....
    • 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.

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