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Parapsychology -- Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Rbtyp

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

Emil's grave / Machele Smith, 1981 May 8

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.6
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Machele Smith, who collected information from Lynette Pearson. Emil is said to be the first man cremated in Utah. If you go to his grave, close your eyes, and turn around three times while saying his name, you will see his face looking out at you from inside the monument.
Dates: 1981 May 8

Emo / Kathryn King, 1982

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.5
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Kathryn King, who collected information from Joanne King. Emo was a miner who was killed in an explosion that was rigged by his wife and his mining partner, who were having an affair. If you walk around his grave two times with a lit candle, his ghost will appear to you.
Dates: 1982

Emole's grave / Rod Dye, 1971 October 20

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Rod Dye. Frank Emole lived in Utah during it's original settling by the Mormons, and developed a bitter resentment towards them. If you go to his grave at night, you will see it glowing.
Dates: 1971 October 20

Emo's grave / Connie Kristensen, 1987

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.8
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Connie Kristensen, who collected information from Cindy Nye. Emo was the leader of a devil worshipping cult in Salt Lake City. If you go to his grave and look through the window like slit after repeating the appropriate chant, you will see a pair of glowing red eyes. A group of high school kids are chased out of the cemetery at night by devil worshippers performing the ritual.
Dates: 1987

Emo's grave / Diane Boede, 1979

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.4
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Diane Boede. Emo was cremated. On his grave is a vase that holds his ashes. If you walk around the grave three times and look at the vase, you can see Emo's eyes staring back at you.
Dates: 1979

Emo's grave / Jeanine Buckle, 1976

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jeanine Buckle. Emo was a 7 foot tall Indian. If you go to the cememtery at night and walk several times around his tomb saying 'Rise Emo, rise.' you can see him peek out the tomb's window.
Dates: 1976

Emo's grave / Wendy Mackay, 1979 December 10

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.2.3
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Wendy Mackay, who collected information from DeAnn Dalton. Emo was the first person to be cremated at the Salt Lake Cemetery. His tomb contains a window through which you can see his urn, which is decorated with eyes. If you go there at midnight, you can see the eyes shining in the moonlight.
Dates: 1979 December 10

Folk legend / Genevieve Larsen, 1974 March

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.2.1.3
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Genevieve Larsen, who collected information from Mary Jo Harris. A boy and girl on a campout are menaced by an evil cougar.
Dates: 1974 March

Folk legend / Maryann Freeman, 1980 February

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.1.1.11.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Maryann Freeman, who collected information from Jean Beaulieu. A ship captain's wife watches from the roof of her home as her husband's ship tries to make harbor during a storm. The ship is dashed against the rocks and the woman throws herself from the roof. Now on stormy nights a glowing shape can be seen outshining the lighthouse and remains visible until ships arrive safely in Salem harbor.
Dates: 1980 February

Folktale / Laurna Hardman, 1978

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.4.1.1
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Laurna Hardman, who collected information from Blaine Peterson. A man disfigured in a mining accident seeks his boss for revenge.
Dates: 1978