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    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Shadows; Supernatural; Bridges;
    • Mark A. Vitz transcribed interview of Dirk J. Everhart's account of a legend at Hell's Gates located in Clay County, Indiana. Two people have to stand on one end of the tunnel in front of a car's headlights and walk through the tunnel. As you...
    • Bard, Helen Hollingsworth, 1940-01-12

    • Family; Hollingsworth, J. H.; Sick persons; Christmas;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 1/12/1940. Writes that she deeply appreciated the letter of warmth and sympathy that Theodore Debs sent to hear after hearing about her father's stroke. Says that J. H. Hollingsworth's stroke was slight because he was able...
    • Brewer, Grace 1913-01-25

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Brewer, George; Law enforcement;
    • Photocopy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/25/1913. Comments on Ryan Walker's caricatures of Fred Warren and George Brewer. Says that he was apprehended by a couple of deputy marshals after taking a walk with Katherine Debs. Writes that Theodore...
    • Murdered spouses, Japan

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Aaron Drumm's transcribed interview of Nancy Arthur about murdered spouses in Japan. According to Arthur, a young woman named Oiwa was married to a young samurai and was pregnant. The young samurai fell in love with another woman and wanted to...
    • Rape legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex; Cannibalism;
    • Jayliene Davis' transcribed interview of Linda Norris about a rape legend from Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Norris, there was a lady driving down a country road and she ran out of gas. She was afraid to walk anywhere, so she decided to sit in...
    • Rape legend, Evansville, Indiana

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex;
    • Jayliene Davis' transcribed interview of Pam Hadley about a rape legend from Evansville, Indiana. According to Hadley, there was a woman driving on a deserted road and she ran out of gas. She decided to try to walk to a farm for help, and as she...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Cemeteries; Hitchhiking;
    • Cathi Ferres's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Janet Wells. In this account, a man comes across a girl standing in a cemetery and offers to walk her home. On the way, he gives her his sweater so she can...
    • Bigfoot, Marion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Hunting;
    • This transcribed account by John Wright as told by Jaila Jafarabadi is about Wright's bow-hunting day turning into an encounter with a Bigfoot. Wright tells of how he was sitting up in a bow stand in a tree and that he saw a hairy creature about...
    • Bigfoot, Knox County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This transcribed account by James Robert Pinkstaff as recorded by Marita N. Pinkstaff is about how a friend's wife had an experience with a Bigfoot in her back yard. She showed grainy photos to the informant and convinced him to go with her and her...
    • Bigfoot, Howard County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This transcribed account by Kurt Earlywine as documented by Paul Tucker is about Earlywine's sighting of a "large man like beast" standing by the roadway while he was driving at night. Earlywine was reported to get out of his car and hear a...
    • Faceless nun

    • Nuns -- Indiana --Legends; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;
    • This is a typescript of an oral history interview with Kathy McGrath about a faceless nurse.
    • College lore-Rose-Hulman

    • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Supernatural; Ghosts; Rocking chairs;
    • Amanda Mannes collected a legend from Michael Hackman pertaining to the Senior Walk at Rose-Hulman located in Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • College lore-rose-hulman

    • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Fraternities & sororities; Supernatural; Hangings;
    • Juan C. Torrez collected a legend from Erik Stinson pertaining to the Senior Walk at Rose-Hulman located in Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • 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.
    • Rush Sorority

    • Indiana State University; Indiana State Teachers College; Fraternities & sororities; Students;
    • Shirley Peterson and Carolyn Gray walk out the Administration Building, also known as Old Main, to meet their new sorority. Crowds of people stand and watch from both sides of the stairs.

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