Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016 brings you the week’s posts: the Witch of Leadville, eye-lash history, the ghost of a living woman, a discontented and destructive daemon, as well as creepy crawlies in hair and jungle.
February 20, 2016
Animal Tales, Costume History, Crime, Death, Ephemera, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Grim and Grewsome, lethal clothing, medical oddities, News, Occultism/Magic, Panics, religion, Scientific Oddities, Social History, Victorian, Weekend Compendium, Witches
and tagged astral projection, Colorado, demons, false eyelashes, false hair, ghosts of the living, giant spiders, gregarines, Leadville, M.R. James, poltergeists, Spiritualism, Valentines, Victorian hairpieces, Victorian humor, Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016, witchcraft, witchcraft trials
Occult Science and Oats: A Canadian Witch Trial In 1920 Canada, a young woman is sentenced to jail for being a practicing witch when she helped to solve a theft with the aid of the “spirits.”
November 25, 2014
Ephemera, News, Occultism/Magic, Prophecies, Spiritualism, Witches
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