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    • Sign, mine signals

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining corporations -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Signs (Notices);
    • Sign stating the meaning of bell signals used by coal mines to warn miners and operators.
    • Valenti, G. 1926-09-01

    • Anti-fascist movements;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Comitato Propaganda letterhead, 09/01/1926. Says that he is writing to warn Theodore Debs that some communists may try to camouflage themselves as innocent anti-fascists to get Eugene V. Debs' endorsement of their...
    • Valenti, G. 1926-09-01

    • Anti-fascist movements; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Communism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Comitato Propaganda letterhead, 09/01/1926. Says that he is writing to warn Theodore Debs that some communists may try to camouflage themselves as innocent anti-fascists to get Eugene V. Debs' endorsement of their...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-18

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/18/1911. Writes that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs has agreed to help him in the matter concerning his daughter, Elsa Untermann, and George Shoaf. Says that those who knew what happened to Elsa Untermann made no...
    • Germer, Adolph 1918-08-01

    • Socialism; Socialists; Independent Labour Party (Great Britain); Spargo, John, 1876-1966; Simons, A.M. (Algie Martin), 1870-1950; Johnson, Francis, d. 1970;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party National Office letterhead, 8/1/18. Writes that he is enclosing a copy of a letter he received from the secretary of the Independent Labour Party. Says that it came as a reply to a letter he sent to J....
    • Jerman, W. G. 1920-04-20

    • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Socialism -- United States;
    • Letter to W. G. Lee, 4/21/20. Writes that Eugene V. Debs and A. A. Roe were right to warn the membership of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen against W. G. Lee's policies nine years ago. Says that Lee is wrong to try to stamp out socialism in the...
    • Mysterious fog

    • Fog; Ghosts; Forests; Supernatural;
    • This is Thomas Titus's typewritten account of some mysterious fog that appeared in Parke County near Turkey Run, collected by Chris Newcomb.
    • Eccentric dirty people, Emison, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends;
    • Lola Faris' transcribed personal account of Jesse Carol. Carol lived in Emison, Indiana, and was very dirty. No one paid much attention to Jesse, but when he stopped appearing people got worried. When someone went to check on him, they found Jesse...
    • 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.);
    • Cassandra Brooks' transcribed interview of Peggy Detrick about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Detrick, a kid got killed there and his father carved the boy's face into the stone wall to warn other kids about playing in...
    • 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.);
    • John Puller's transcribed personal account of the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Puller, a young guy was driving too fast and hit the wall. The impact threw him into the wall face first. His face was imbedded in the wall....
    • Boyfriend's death, LaPorte County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Decapitations; Hangings;
    • Nick Walenge's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Belinda Young. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been decapitated and hanged when he fails to return from getting help after their car...
    • Outlaw legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • John Lane's transcribed interview of Rodney Dowell about Simon Gurdy. According to Dowell, Simon Gurdy was captured by Indians and became a cannibal. Mothers would warn their children not to go in the woods or they could be caught and eaten by...

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