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    • Strength and courage

    • Smith, Zack;Grady, Terence; Fighting; Tall tales; Frontier & pioneer life;
    • Ten typed pages which tell the tale of Captain Zack Smith and Terence Grady. Both were known as excellent fighters and this is the story of their fight over who was the best and Zack Smith's wife's struggle to keep the fight from happening.
    • Sweet, Channing 1921-01-07

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    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/0719/21. Writes that there is no change in his wife's condition. Says that while his wife's long term memory is fairly good she suffers from a great deal of short term memory loss. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has heard...
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Michael Mulligan's transcribed personal account of a man who went insane after his wife's death. According to Mulligan, the man went insane after hearing of his wife's death and passed the insane behavior on to his son.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed interview of Lee Stewart about Martin Piniak. Stewart said that a hermit lives under a bridge because he blames himself for his wife's death.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account of Martin Piniak. Freiberger stated that Piniak lives as a hermit because he blames himself for his wife's death.
    • Strickland, Fred G. 1941-03-12

    • Anniversaries;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 03/12/1941. Writes that he has heard that 03/14/1941 marks Strickland's and his wife's 50th wedding anniversary. Says that he has known Strickland since they were young men "inspired by lofty and noble ideas--the...
    • Walker, Ryan n.d. to Debs 2

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Railroad strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW YORK CALL letterhead, n.d. Writes that he wished that he could come to notify Eugene V. Debs of his nomination as the Socialist Party's candidate for President like he did in Girard, Kansas. Says that he wants so...
    • Hurt, Walter 1913-08-08

    • Kluser, C. Joseph;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Horton and Company letterhead, 8/8/13. Tells Theodore Debs that he is enclosing a letter from C. J. Kluser, who, several years ago, used to support militant activities of all kinds. Says that the "entire controversy has...
    • Oneal, James 1944-08-29

    • Health
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 8/29/1944. Says that his wife's passing has left him very lonely. Writes that it will not be too long before he joins her. Mentions that last week he received a letter from Lena Morrow Lewis saying that Irving Stone is at...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This Dirk J. Everhart's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Mark A. Vitz. According to legend, a light will circle your car if you park on Spook Light Hill. The light is supposed to...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Missing persons; Decapitations; Ghosts; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Larry Mager's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Beth A. Mager. According to legend, a man lost his wife near the hollow near Spook Light Hill. He found her body, but never...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Supernatural; Searching;
    • This is Karen Fulk's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, one can visit spook light hill and see ghostly lights in the woods. These lights come from the lantern of a husband...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Debby Eslinger's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Barbara Betchley. According to legend, there is a mysterious light on a hill in the country. The story says that it is a...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Les Freiberger's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Freiberger, Piniak lived under a bridge over the Little Calumet River in East Chicago, Indiana. Piniak was said to live as a hermit because his wife died.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Delana Good's transcribed interview of Andy Lemon's account of Martin Piniak. Lemon said that Piniak lived under the toll road. Lemon also stated that Piniak walked everywhere he went because his fiance was killed in a car accident and after that...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Robert W. Simko's transcribed interview of Carolyn Kukta's account of Martin Piniak. According to Kukta, Piniak lives under a bridge, but he is really a millionaire. He lives there because his fiance died on the way to their wedding and he never...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Morris Stewart's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account of Martin Piniak. This account says that there is a hermit living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and her lives there becasue his wife died.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • William Ernst's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account about Martin Piniak. Freiberger stated that Piniak lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and is supported by his family. It is said that Piniak lives this way because he...

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