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    • "Uncle Bill" n.d.

    • Poetry; Publications;
    • Form letter, n.d. Says that the enclosed manuscript can be used in any way by the receiver. Asks that if the receiver decides to publish any part of it to give some money to a homeless shelter, an orphanage, or a children's hospital. Includes a...
    • Elliot, Francis Marshall n.d

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Poetry ; Pamphlets
    • RHYMES OF LIFE'S SPRINGTIME (cover title) or MY UNCLE BILLY AND OTHER RHYMES OF CHILDHOOD (interior title) and contains poems titled "Uncle Billy," "Grandpa's Cane," "Rejoice," "Mr. Cottontail," "To A Violet," To Imogene," "The Old Spring House",...
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Jody Robinson's transcribed interview of Melissa McGrath about her experience with Ouija Boards. According to McGrath, a friend of her grandmother would contact a dead uncle through the Ouija board. She became frightened when she realized a man...
    • Miami coal mine #10 (Vermillion County, Ind.) photograph

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • Black and white photograph which shows the tipple and a line of empty coal cars at the Miami mine #10 in Vigo County, Indiana. The Miami #10 was owned by Miami Coal Company. The coal cars belong to Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad (C & EI...
    • Stone, Irving; 1947-07-11

    • Books; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialists; Socialism; Socialism -- United States; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 7/11/1947. Writes that he has finished correcting the galleys of ADVERSARY IN THE HOUSE. Remarks that the Aaron Levenstein, a member of the Socialist Party executive board, thought that ADVERSARY IN THE HOUSE was...
    • Zondervan, Lilly 1921-10-11

    • Socialists; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1921. Says that even though she has not written Eugene V. Debs in a while that she has been thinking of him. Writes that her family has been reading the CHICAGO SOCIALIST closely to see what it says about Eugene V....
    • Eitel, Edmund 1911-08-11

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Thank-you notes
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on James Whitcomb Riley stationery, 8/11/1911. Says that his uncle James Whitcomb Riley has asked him to write Theodore Debs and thank him for the kind words he expressed to Riley in his last letter.
    • Heinl, Fred G. 1927-12-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books;
    • Letter from William Haas on First Wisconsin National Bank letterhead, 12/3/1927. Assures Heinl that he appreciates the copy of Eugene V. Debs' book that he sent him. Tells Heinl that he should be proud to say that Eugene V. Debs is his uncle....
    • Mercer, Ida F. 1914-11-05

    • Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/5/1914. Assures Theodore Debs that she deeply appreciated his last two letters even though she did not get a chance to respond to them. Expresses the hope that the socialist fared well in the recent election. Mentions...
    • Mercer, Ida F. 1915-02-20

    • Prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/20/1915. Tells Theodore Debs that her one of her lawyers' suits against her for nonpayment of services rendered may cause her to lose her house. Says that since she has been moved to the prison in Canon City, Colorado...
    • Feeble-minded person in Detroit, Michigan

    • People with disabilities; People; Legends;
    • Toni Lee Earleywine's transcribed interview of Marcella Earleywine about a mysterious noise. Earleywine states that her aunt and uncle kept hearing a weird noise and when it was investigated, there was an escapee from an asylum in their attic.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Lisa Acobert's transcribed interview of William Acobert about Jesse James. According to Acobert, his uncle used to give food to Jesse James when he was in Missouri.
    • Jesse James

    • Legends; People; Criminals;
    • Paula Bishop's transcribed interview of Dorothy Bishop about Jesse James. According to Bishop, her uncle was part of the James Gang.
    • James Dean, his family

    • Legends; People; People associated with entertainment & sports;
    • Jeremy Justus's transcribed interview of Kenneth Jones Harrold about James Dean. According to Harrold, he and Dean rode the same bus to school. Dean lived with his aunt and uncle. When Dean was older and got famous, his father wanted to reconnect...
    • Good versus evil- devil worship

    • Good & evil; Sick persons; Devil; Christianity; Windows;
    • Harry G. Manford collected a story from Delbert Cornett pertaining to his uncle seeing Christ and the Devil shortly after he became ill. There is no indication where the story took place
    • Bigfoot, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Shipping;
    • This transcribed account from Jackie Harris as recorded by Lisa Vicars tells of Harris' Uncle Johnny who had seen a giant, brown, shaggy "animal", matching the creature which his coworkers had also seen at the trucking company.

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