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    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Bill Denny's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Denny, the Green Man worked for the electric company and was shocked. Because of the shock he had heart problems, and he was turned green. He was offered money...
    • Oemler, Marie Conway 1920-10-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/9/1920. Writes that she hopes that the children's story she sent Eugene V. Debs amused him. Expresses the hope that the story lightened an hour or two of Eugene V. Debs's time in prison. Says that she was glad that her...
    • 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...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's tanscribed interview of Barbara Folen about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Folen, the Green Man wes shocked somehow and turned green. He would only go out at night because he couldn't go out in the day.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed personal account of the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, a little boy was flying a kite and it got caught in power lines. A teenager climbed up to get the kite and got electricuted. The teenager lived, but...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Peggy Conklin's transcribed interview of Jackie Sopira about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Sopira, the Green Man only comes out at night. He was turned green after he was "burned by electricity" as Sopira states.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • Gloria Walker's transcribed interview of George Walker about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Walker, the Green Man was very ugly, and he only comes out at night. Sometimes he'll take beers if you leave them for him.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Russell Shaffer about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Shaffer, he has seen the Green Man out walking several times. He states that the Green Man is a very nice guy and likes to drink beer.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Flemming about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Flemming, someone from Hollywood offered the Green Man one million dollars to do monster movies. The Green Man turned them down saying that God...
    • Misers in Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Mike Kelly about a miser named Shellshock in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Kelly, Shellshock walks around downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, and looks homeless. He was rich before he went ot war and when...
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a man who everyone calls Palladin who walks around town and takes ketchup packets from places.
    • Walkers, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Dave Leckitener about a walker in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Leckitener, there is a drunk man who walks all around Terre Haute, Indiana, with an umbrella. Sometimes the umbrella is just the spokes...
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a guy called Philo Joe or Bondville Joe who always walks in the middle of the street. His driver's license has been taken...
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Norbert Blaski's transcribed interview of Barry Zinski about a woman who went insane after the death of her husband. According to Zinski, this woman goes to the cemetery and plays her violin to her husband's grave and then walks home playing the...

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