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HAPPY SPIRIT

THE RUSSIANS BELIEVE THAT WHEN SOMEONE HAS DIED, THEIR SPIRIT WILL
COME BACK AND, TO LET THE FAMILY KNOW THEY ARE HAPPY,
THEY WILL RAP TWICE ON THE FAMILY'S DOOR.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; Happy ; Russians ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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GHOSTS

THE GHOSTS THAT DO THE MOST HARM ARE THOSE OF MURDERED PEOPLE.
THEY WANDER ABOUT UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN AVENGED.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; GHOST ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 03-21-1968

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MAGIC RING

THERE IS A RING--SET ON A TABLE-- THAT ATTRACTS SOULS.
IT IS LIKE WHAT
YOU CALL AN ANTENNA. THE SOULS THAT IT ATTRACTS POSSESS THE BODY
OF A LIVING PERSON. THIS IS VERY
DANGEROUS IF NOT USED PROPERLY, AND IF
USED BY A WEAK MEDIUM.

Submitter comment:

THIS IS A BELIEF IN INDIA.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ANN ARBOR

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; India ; MAGIC ; RING ; Soul ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Circle and other round forms

Date learned: 02-04-1968

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SPIRITS

ALL SOULS WANDER AFTER DEATH, INCLUDING ANIMAL SOULS.
THEY WANDER IF THEY HAD AN UNHAPPY LIFE, OR IF THEY WERE UNSATISFIED
BEFORE THEY DIED. THEY KEEP SEARCHING FOR PEACE.

Submitter comment:

THIS IS A BELIEF IN INDIA.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ANN ARBOR

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; India ; Soul ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; Undead

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Animal
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 02-04-1968

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THE SPIRIT WATCHES

IN SMALL VILLAGES OF THAILAND, IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE SPIRIT
OF SOME NATIVE OF THAT TOWN WHO HAD DIED LONG AGO STILL WATCHES OVER
THE TOWN, PROTECTING IT FROM EVIL. THE SPIRIT OF THIS PERSON MAKES
HIMSELF KNOWN BY APPEARING TO A FEW OF THE VILLAGERS, PROVING HIS
AUTHENTICITY BY TELLING PEOPLE
THEIR LIFE HISTORY IN ITS ENTIRETY.
THIS HAS ACTUALLY HAPPENED IN MANY CASES, AND NO EXPLANATION
CAN BE GIVEN OF A NATURAL SORT.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: THAILAND

Keyword(s): Legend ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; THAILAND

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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LA SALAMANDRA

THE PEASANTS FEEL THAT IF A MAN IS EVIL,
THAT SOMETIME WHEN HE IS IN THE
JUNGLE ALONE, HE WILL SEE A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN WEARING A WHITE DRESS
WITH BLACK HAIR AND FIERY EYES.
SHE IS THE REPRESENTATION OF DEATH AND
WHEN THEY MEET IT MEANS THAT HE IS DESTINED TO DIE SOON.

Submitter comment:

MR. MARCHETT WAS TOLD THIS WHILE HE
LIVED AND TRAVELLED IN LATIN AMERICA.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; OMEN ; SPIRIT ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 02-28-1970

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GHOST PROTECTION

WHEN A WOMAN IS SEPARATED, DIVORCED, OR ESTRANGED FROM HER HUSBAND
AND HE DIES, SHE TAKES A RIBBON OFF OF THE FLOWERS ON THE COFFIN AND
HANGS IT ON HER DOOR TO WARD OFF HER HUSBAND HAUNTING HER.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; Funeral ; Haunting ; HUSBAND ; SPIRIT ; Widow

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 03-00-1970

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SUPERSTITION

WHEN ONE HEARS NOISES THREE DAYS AFTER BURYING A LOVED ONE
MEANS HIS SPIRIT CAME BACK TO THANK THE FAMILY FOR ALL THEY
HAVE DONE.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Keyword(s): Haunting ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 10-22-1968

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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

ALWAYS CARRY A KEY, IF A KEY IS THROWN AT A GHOST, THE GHOST
WILL DISAPPEAR.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; Key ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; Undead

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

GHOSTS CAN'T CROSS RUNNING WATER.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; Ward ; WATER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

IF YOU SEE LIGHTS MOVING ABOUT AND THEY DISAPPEAR WHEN YOU
APPROACH, IT WAS A GHOST.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; MYSTERIOUS LIGHTS ; SIGN ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

LIGHTS MOVING IN GRAVEYARDS ARE GHOSTS FOR SURE.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; GRAVEYARD ; MYSTERIOUS LIGHTS ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

IF A BLACK CAT WALKS ACROSS YOUR PATH IT IS EITHER A WITCH
OR A GHOST AND CAN PUT A SPELL ON YOU.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Black ; CAT ; COLOR ; GHOST ; SIGN ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; SYMBOL ; Witch

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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BIRTH BELIEF ABOUT A GHOST OR SPIRIT

THE MOTHER WHO DIES IN CHILDBIRTH WILL TRY AND COME BACK
FROM THE GRAVE TO NURSE THE BABY.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BABY ; BIRTH ; Breastfeeding ; CHILDBIRTH ; DEATH ; GHOST ; Haunt ; MOTHER ; Nurse ; Nursing ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- P429,

Date learned: 02-19-1972

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SUPERSTITION

NEVER TRY TO GET IN TOUCH WITH SPIRITS BECAUSE THEY WILL
COME BACK AND TRY TO GET YOU TO DO WHAT THEY COULD NOT GET YOU
TO DO IN THE FIRST PLACE.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Control ; GHOST ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
SPEECH -- Extra Corporal Means of Communication

Date learned: 03-00-1972

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BELIEF

ALWAYS CRUSH EGG SHELLS COMPLETELY BEFORE THROWING THEM AWAY.
IF YOU DON'T THE SHELL HALVES WILL PROVIDE A SHELTER FOR
DANGEROUS SPIRITS.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BLOOMFIELD

Keyword(s): Eggs ; GHOST ; Shells ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Animal product Egg
BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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SPIRIT OF THE HOUSE

IT IS AN ITALIAN BELIEF THAT EVERY HOUSEHOLD HAS A GOOD
SPIRIT THAT REMAINS WITH IT, AND CAN SOMETIMES BE SEEN.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: NEW YORK ; AUBURN

Keyword(s): GHOST ; Haunt ; HAUNTED HOUSE ; Home ; House ; Italian ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 12-00-1971

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SPANISH BELIEF ABOUT DECEASED

WHEN A PERSON DIES HIS SPIRIT WALKS THE EARTH FOR NINE DAYS AND
STAYS WITH HIS LOVED ONES.

Data entry tech comment:

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Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DEATH ; Haunt ; Spanish ; SPIRIT

Subject headings: 686 Ninths / Nine
BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 02-22-1972

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CHARMS AGAINST GHOSTS

IF YOU PASS BY A HAUNTED PLACE AT NIGHT, TURN YOUR POCKETS INSIDE-OUT
AND THE GHOST WILL NOT HURT YOU.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; Pockets ; Protect ; SPIRIT ; SUPERSTITION ; Ward Off

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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BELIEF

THE PEOPLE OF LIBYA BELIEVE THE WHITE SPIRIT APPEARS AT NIGHT IN
SOME FORM OF LIGHT, SO WHENEVER THEY SEE ANY LIGHT AT NIGHT
THEY SHUDDER IN FEAR OF THE WHITE SPIRIT.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FARMINGTON

Keyword(s): COLOR ; GHOST ; Haunt ; Libya ; Libyan ; MYSTERIOUS LIGHT ; SPIRIT ; White

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 11-29-1969

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