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    • 100 Steps, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Ghosts
    • Holly K. Cassity's transcribed interview of Michael Mason's account of the local legend of the ghost of the keeper of the 100 Step Cemetery who haunts the grounds to protect the graves from intruders in Clay County, Indiana.
    • 100 Steps, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;Witches; Fire;
    • Holly K. Cassity's transcribed interview of Michael Mason's account of the local legend involving the tomb stone of a witch that is buried in 100 Steps Cemetery that when you light a match near her tombstone it will not go out in Clay County,...
    • 9/11 Legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Terrorists; Divination; Airplanes;
    • This is a transcribed personal experience narrative as collected by Brian Homsangpradit from himself regarding the events of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. The informant talks about feeling as...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Cinsy Thomas's transcribed interview of Shelly Greenberg about Abe Lincoln. According to Greenberg, Lincoln still lives in the White House. He haunts the entire house and people have seen him.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Steven Nixon's transcribed interview of Ralph Kendall about Abe Lincoln. According to Kendall, Lincoln was accused of stealing a whetstone. Lincoln had actually placed it up so high that the owner could not see or reach it.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Beth Henderson's transcribed interview of Dan Fromme about Abe Lincoln. According to Fromme, Lincoln stayed the night at Colonel Van Trees's house in Washington, Indiana, because he was on his way to Washington, D.C. to defend someone.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Donald Wilson's transcribed personal story about Abe Lincoln. Wilson states that there are several houses in Indiana where Abe Lincoln slept at one time or another.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Forrest Stilwell's transcribed interview of Dorothy Stilwell about Abr Lincoln. According to Stilwell, the Stilwell family and the Lincoln family had a falling out at one time.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway about Abe Lincoln. According to Hemenway, Lincoln learned about law in Boonville, Indiana.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of John Melvin Parker about Abe Lincoln. According to Parker, Lincoln only lost one case as a lawyer.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Michelle Burress's transcribed interview of Ralph Burress about Abe Lincoln. According to Burress, a family saw a ghost that looked like Abe Lincoln in Dale, Indiana.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Rick Brye's transcribed interview of Carol johnstone about Abe Lincoln. According to Johnstone, Lincoln was not as honest as people would like to think. Johnstone states that Lincoln once defended a man who was accused of killing a black man. The...
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Rick Brye's transcribed interview of Carol Johnstone about Abe Lincoln. According to Johnstone, Lincoln once jumped out a window to avoid having to vote on an issue.
    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Legends; People; People associated with politics & government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
    • Jeffrey Pierce's transcribed interview of W.J. Pierce about Abe Lincoln. According to Pierce, there was a house on Indiana 550 where Abe Lincoln stayed once. The front step from this house is now part of the Pierce family's fire place.
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Sex; Deception;
    • This is a transcribed variant of an AIDS urban legend as told by an anonymous informant to Michael Grilley. The informant states that students on spring break contract AIDS from partners who keep their AIDS a secret.
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Sex; deception
    • This is a transcribed variant of an AIDS urban legend as collected by Michael Grilley from an anonymous informant. The informant states that students who are on spring break would engage in intercourse with a person infected with AIDS. The infected...
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease); Hypodermic syringes; Children;
    • This is a transcribed variant of an AIDS urban legend as collected from Krystal Wade by Jonathon Wade. The informant states that her mother heard a story about a little boy at another school who went around poking other students with a needle he...
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease);
    • John Garner's transcribed interview of Lisa Ladson's account of a story where girl got aids from her boyfriend and did not find out until he had given her a gift that was a black coffin with a note inside that stated "Welcome to A.I.D.S"

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