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Instances in a Haunted House

Background  The interviewer and informant, EM, met in college. EM’s mother’s best friend is sure she lives in a haunted house.  Context EM tells the interviewer about two ghostly experiences that the lady has told her. Both instances happened in the supposedly haunted house.    Transcript  “Basically, she has had so many instances of a ghost… Continue Reading »

The Ghost of Her Grandmother at Death

Main Transcription: Collector: Hello JS, so I know that you have mentioned before that there are ghost stories and interactions in your family. I would really appreciate it if maybe you could share some of your experiences. Informant: Okay so when I was little my family had like a lot of encounters with ghosts and… Continue Reading »

The Ghost of Chloe

The Story (over Zoom): There’s a plantation called Myrtle’s that was a South Louisiana plantation outside of New Orleans that General Bradford, who was a famous general, owned. He, like many plantation owners, was sexually assaulting a slave in the house and her name was Chloe. So he had a relationship with Chloe. And Chloe… Continue Reading »

Na Tuk Kong

Context: My informant, YM, is a 52 year-old woman of ethnic Chinese background who grew up in a small town in Malaysia called Taiping in the 70s. This story was told as a re-telling of an experience her father had during a nightly excursion. Throughout the story, there will be references made in other languages,… Continue Reading »