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    • Wolf woman, Jefferson County, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Deborah Jane Magill's transcribed interview of Marth Ann Werner's account of The Wolf Woman in Jefferson County, Indiana. According to Werner, there was an old woman who lived as a hermit after the death of her husband. She took care of the...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Crying; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Missy Marcum's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Hamilton County near Noblesville Indiana, collected by Pamela Donaldson. According to legend, a young woman was driving with her baby and crashed the car. The baby's body...
    • Cat woman of Gary, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • K. Bennett's transcribed interview of Jeannie Salsbury's account or the Cat woman of Gary, Indiana. According to Salsbury, there were sisters who lived in Gary, Indiana, and who were very spooky. They frightened area children and had almost one...
    • Unidentified Correspondents 1920-11-13

    • Fans (Persons);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/13/1920. Writes that she is the oddest of mortals. Says that some years ago she felt so entirely out of harmony with the world that she did not consider it worth living. Tells Eugene V. Debs that a friend of hers told...
    • Malkiel, Theresa Serber 1915-07-26

    • Women's suffrage;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Suffrage Campaign Committee letterhead, 7/26/1915. Says that she read Eugene V. Debs's "splendid" article in the AMERICAN SOCIALIST and it has given her the courage to write to him. Writes that so few of her...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Decapitations; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Steve Fountain's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a man and a woman were coming home one night on a buggy when the buggy flipped over and decapitated the woman....
    • Helpful ghost, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Alicia Beasley's transcribed interview of Jennifer Thompsons' account of a supernatural experience about an old woman who would visit her three year old son in the middle of the night and when the woman was asked to leave,she would.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Ted Parker's transcribed interview of Mary Parker about a woman who went insane after the death of her spouse. According to Parker, the woman's fiance was killed the night before their wedding and the woman went crazy after finding out.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Barbara Parker's transcribed interview of Mary Parker about a woman who went insane after the death of her spouse. According to Parker, the woman's fiance was killed the night before their wedding and the woman went crazy after finding out.
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Russell Lilly's transcribed interview of Doug Payne about a woman who went insane after the death of her husband and son. According to Payne, the husband died and the woman was ok for a while, but when her son died the woman jumped into a lake and...

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