Spiritualism

Wizard Richardson

Wizard Richardson “Wizard Richardson,” as Dr Elisha Richardson was called, a healer and perhaps “cunning man” of New Hampshire, locates the body of a missing man.

Called by the Dead

Called by the Dead The living are called by the dead to join them, even if it means committing suicide. The dead can be so demanding…

Silk in the Super-Sargasso Sea

Silk in the Super-Sargasso Sea A vanished roll of silk mysteriously reappears–had it been captured by Charles Fort’s Super-Sargasso Sea?

Old Jokes’ Home

Old Jokes’ Home Celebrating Tell an Old Joke Day with Victorian gallows humor, cholera jokes, puns, and heartlessness.

The Spirit of Mary Surratt

The Spirit of Mary Surratt The spirit of Mary Surratt is believed to haunt her old boarding house and was said to have returned to write a bitter message during an 1890s séance slate-writing session.

Playing a Spirit

Playing a Spirit A girl who played a spirit for a famous Spiritualist medium tells All.

A Photograph of Uncle William

A Photograph of Uncle William A photograph of long-dead Uncle William appears in a snap-shot taken of a little girl by her mother.

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet Lincoln’s death predicted by a variety of seers including an astrologer who cast a horoscope, a trance medium, and a student using the manual alphabet

Mr. Henderson Teleports

Mr. Henderson Teleports Mr. Alexander Henderson, photographer, teleports at a séance with the famous levitating Mrs. Guppy.

A New Year’s Parade of the Damned

A New Year’s Parade of the Damned

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