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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Accidents; Decapitations; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Paul Johnson's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Gene Briner. According to legend, a young couple was driving through the country and crashed on a bridge. The girl was...
    • Brown, Elias 1920-12-29

    • New Year; Harriman, Job, 1861-1925; Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/29/1920. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs has a Happy New Year. Mentions that he is a "Jewish-Russian American Socialist." Says that he often wonders what happened to the old guard, the people like Job Harriman,...
    • Johnston, A. 1920-06-27

    • Communism; Fans (Persons); Poetry; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 6/27/20. Writes that he is against hypocrisy and injustice in any form. Says that he believes that the government is doing more than the "Reds" to wreck this country. Mentions that the government has turned its back on...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Carriages & coaches; Decapitations; Hills; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Melina Phillip's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Rhonda Barber. According to legend, a buggy wreck decapitated a woman. Now her ghost is still searching for her head.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Mundy's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Chris Kemp. According to legend, a girl was in a wagon wreck and was decapitated near Spook Light Hill. Now her father...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Decapitations; Accidents; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Paul Dickison's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, a man and his wife were riding into town when they had an accident, and the...
    • 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.);
    • Jeffrey Cobb's transcribed interview of Becky Davidson about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Davidson, a girl was killed in a car accident and her face appeared on the wall after the wreck.
    • 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.);
    • Mary Grannan's transcribed interview of Judy Sharpe about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Sharpe, a kid had a wreck and his face was pressed on the wall. If you shine lights on it at night you can see the mouth and eyes...
    • 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.);
    • Helen Billing's transcribed personal account of the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Billing, a father and son were in a wreck. The son was thrown into the wall and hit so hard that his face left an impression in the stone.
    • 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.);
    • Joe Pagurko's transcribed interview of Bill Tillson about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Tillson, the face in the wall is from a kid in a car wreck.
    • 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.);
    • Stephanie Gidorkis' transcribed interview of Sandra Livingston about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Livingston, the face is from a boy who was killed in a car wreck.
    • 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.);
    • Sarah Moore's transcribed interview of Brian Cahill about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Cahill, the face in the wall is from a girl who was killed in a car wreck.
    • 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.);
    • Jason Newport's transcribed interview of Larry Newport about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Newport, the face in the wall is the result of a car wreck.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Dawn A. Terwiske's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Jeff Nonte. According to legend, a man died in a car wreck and his gravestone now has a chain etched into the side. There are also a few lesser...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Crying; Infants; Drowing; Bridges; Supernatural;
    • This is Corey Lewis' typewritten variant of the legend of Crybaby Bridge near Cave-In-Rock Illinois in Hardin County, collected by Tiffany L. Jerrels. According to legend, a woman had a car wreck in which she lost her baby. Now if one is to visit...

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