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    • 9/11 Legends, Allen County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Warnings; Taxicabs;
    • This is a variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Josh Simerman from Stephanie Simerman. The aspects of the story are changed to fit the events of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September...
    • 9/11 Legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Terrorists; Divination; Airplanes;
    • This is a transcribed personal experience narrative as collected by Brian Homsangpradit from himself regarding the events of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. The informant talks about feeling as...
    • Adkinson, O. H. 1928-03-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Law enforcement; Coal mines and mining; Moundsville (W. Va.); Prisons -- West Virginia; New York Call;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/30/1928. Says that he would like to have a copy of the photograph of Eugene V. Debs published in the NEW YORK CALL where Eugene V. Debs was about to board a train to go to prison. Writes that conditions are deplorable...
    • Adler n.d.

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Condolence notes; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Socialist Party Headquarters, n.d. Sends condolences on Eugene V. Debs's death on behalf of the world's workers.
    • AIDS, South Africa

    • AIDS (Disease); Sex; Deception;
    • This is a variant of an AIDS urban legend as collected by Joanne Schickerling from herself. In this variant, a woman meets a man over the internet and he agrees to come visit her. When it is time for him to leave, he hands her a box which she...
    • AIDS, Vigo County, Indiana

    • AIDS (Disease);
    • John Garner's transcribed interview of Lisa Ladson's account of a story where girl got aids from her boyfriend and did not find out until he had given her a gift that was a black coffin with a note inside that stated "Welcome to A.I.D.S"
    • Al Capone

    • Prohibition; Criminals; Lawyers; Pilots; Airports; Airplanes; Chicago; Heroes; World War, 1939-1945; Medal of Honor; Medals;
    • Ryan M. Procise's transcribed interview of Michael Edward Telley about "Easy Eddie", who was Al Capone's lawyer, and Butch O'Hare, who was a hero in World War II. Easy Eddie was Capone's lawyer who later testified against him and was murdered....
    • Algernon, Lee 1945-02-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Rand School of Social Science letterhead, 2/15/1945. Says that he wants to know if it is true if Eugene V. Debs ever approached John D. Rockefeller in the late 1890s in hope of "awakening his conscience to the wickedness...
    • Allen, Edmund T. 1921-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/?/1921. Writes that he appreciated Debs's statement regarding the war.
    • Anstiad, W. Warren 1939-10-26

    • Socialism -- United States.; Socialists; Books;
    • Photocopy of letter to J. R. Shannon, 10/26/1939. Says that it was a pleasure to meet Shannon and the other comrades last Saturday afternoon. Writes that he became a socialist when he was a conductor. Tells Shannon that a motorman gave him a...
    • Arnheim, Victor H. 1915-12-16

    • New York Call; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW YORK CALL letterhead, 12/16/1915. Tells Debs that the Pullman Strike resulted in a marriage. Asks that Debs pay this couple a visit the next time he is in New York City, New York.
    • Ault, E. B. 1919-01-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Activists; Freedom of speech;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/15/1919. Writes that he appreciated the invitation to attend the Tom Mooney National Labor Congress. Tells Ault that he will not be able to attend the conference because he is in the custody of the federal...
    • Avirette, John 1920-10-15

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pardon; Socialism; Cosgrove, Jack; Poetry;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/15/1920. Writes that he is now with Dr. Burshnell who is trying to cure him. Says that North Carolina is beautiful. Says that Eugene V. Debs, "who suffers for the since of the World," is always in his thoughts. Asks...
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-14

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism;
    • Says that the NEW YORK WORLD is planning to launch a campaign to free Eugene V. Debs. Mentions that he wants to get campaign advice from George Creel. Writes that Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment makes him an "Economic Christ." Tells Eugene V. Debs...
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-18

    • Industrial Workers of the World; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Letter to John Avirette from Jack Cosgrove, 11/18/1920. Writes that an upcoming NEW YORK WORLD editorial interview with a man named Scott will discuss the direction from which progress must come. Remarks that it is a direction that the Industrial...

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