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THE INSTITUTE 2019 Literature
  • Luke Ellis: Start from the beginning.
    Nicholas Wilholm: This is the beginning, chum. Unfortunately, it's also probably the end.

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  • Airlines
    • Regal Air
      • Airline. Mrs. Sigsby had a VIP entry pass from the Regal Air FBO, ensuring a smooth arrival and subsequent takeoff at the airport inAlcolu, South Carolina.
  • Amusement Parks
    • The Highlands
      • Private golf course in Florida where Tim Jamieson saved a kid from an alligator.
  • Banks
    • Seaman's Trust
      • Bank in Millinocket where Nicky and his friends make the automatic teller machine go haywire and shower them with thousands of dollars.
  • Bars and Night Clubs
    • Outlaw Country
      • Also known as The Cunt, bar with bands that institute caretakers Chad and Gary discuss.
  • Beauty and Barber Shops
    • DuPray Barber Shop
      • Local barber shop in DuPray, South Carolina.
    • Hairport 2000
      • Abandoned hair salon in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Books-Nonfiction
    • Psychic Histories and Hoaxes
      • Book in the Institute.
  • Candy and Sweets
    • High Boy Brownies
      • Item available in the vending machine in the canteen at the Institute.
    • Round-up Candy Cigarettes
      • Kalisha's candy cigarette brand. "Smoke just like daddy"
  • Cities and Towns - Joke
    • Beantown
      • For no apparent reason, other than a TP child fucking with his head, Stackhouse says, "There are tons of beans in Beantown."
    • Glory Hole, Montana
      • Where Nicky claims George is from, though he's actually from Billings.
  • Cities and Towns - U.S.
    • Dennison River Bend, Maine
      • Town where the institute is located.
    • Dunning, South Carolina
      • Fictional town in South Carolina, near DuPray.
    • DuPray, South Carolina
      • Fictional town in South Carolina where former Florida police officer Tim Jamieson takes a job as night knocker working for the Fairlee County Sheriff's Department.
    • Jerusalem's Lot
      • Maine town that homeless conspiracy theorist Annie mentions - home of mysterious men in black cars.
  • Conditions and Diseases
    • Homeless Paranoid Syndrome
      • Term that Tim Jamieson recalls one of his fellow Sarasota police officers mentioning, a condition that he sees no sign of in local DuPray homeless resident Orphan Annie.
  • Convenience Stores and Gas Stations
    • Zoney's Go-Mart
      • Convenience store in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Corporations
    • Massachusetts Red
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
    • New England Land Express
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
  • Counties and States
    • Fairly County
      • Home of DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Currency
    • Token
      • Primary medium of exchange in the Institute.
  • Department, Discount and General Stores
    • DuPray Mercantile
      • Department store in DuPray, South Carolina next door to the sheriff's office where Orphan Annie sometimes slept on an air mattress in the alley.
  • Diners
    • Ben's Eatery
      • Diner in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Doctors
    • Doc Roper
      • Local doctor in DuPray with a thick Dixie accent where Tim takes Luke to get fixed up.
  • Drugstores
    • Oberg's Drug
      • Drugstore in DuPray, South Carolina that Tim Jamieson checked along his night knocker route.
  • Energy and Power Companies
    • Virginia Util-X
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
  • Fairs, Festivals and Parades
    • Dunning Agricultural Fair
      • Event in Dunning, South Carolina that the Bilson twins were not allowed to attend by their parents due to their unacceptable report cards.
  • Food Companies
    • Carolina Produce
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
    • Catawba Farm
      • Wendy's parents Harry and Rita Gullickson's farm near DuPray, where Tim and Wendy live with the rescued children.
  • Fuel Companies
    • Canadian CleanGas
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
  • Furniture Stores
    • Bender and Bowen Fine Furniture
      • Company name on the box car where Luke hides after escaping from the Institute, which is headed for Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
  • Grocery Stores
    • Dupray Grocery
      • Grocery store in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Hardware and Tools
    • Zoney Juice
      • Off brand gasoline sold at Zoney's Go-Mart, a convenience store in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Hardware Stores
    • Fromie's Small Engine Sales and Service
      • Where Tim Jamieson begins his night knocker route in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Industrial Companies
    • Maine Paper Industries
      • The Institute's shell company.
  • Institutes
    • The Institute
      • Mysterious organization that studies children with telepathic and telekinetic abilities. Iris nicknames it "Mrs. Sigby's Home for Wayward Psychic Children".
  • Lodging-Motels
    • The DuPray Motel
      • Motel in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Manufacturing Companies
    • State of Maine Products
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
  • Menu Items
    • Magic Custard Cake
      • Item in the Finishers section of the canteen menu.
  • Middle Schools
    • Broderick School For Exceptional Children
      • Luke Ellis's school in Minneapolis.
  • Movie Theaters
    • Gem
      • Boarded up movie theater on Main Street in DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Moving, Delivery, Shipping and Storage
    • Downeast Freight
      • Stackhouse's contact in the vicinity of Sturbridge Andy Fellowes is an inventory manager for Downeast Freight.
    • DuPray's Storage & Warehousing
      • Tim Jamieson's second job in DuPray, South Carolina.
    • Southway Express
      • Company name on one of the box cars attached to the freight train that Luke hops in Dennison River Bend after escaping from the Institute.
  • Office Supply Stores
    • American Paper Products
      • Company that Luke mentions to his parents.
  • Pizza Parlors
    • Rocket Pizza
      • Chuck E. Cheese type pizza parlor in Minneapolis where Luke and parents eat dinner.
  • Police Departments
    • Fairlee County Sheriff's Department
      • Where Tim Jamieson takes a job as night knocker in the town of DuPray, South Carolina.
  • Radio Programs
    • The Outsiders
      • Late night talk radio conspiracy theory program on WMDK in DuPray, South Carolina.
    • The Wonderful World of Weird
      • Homeless Orphan Annie tunes into George Allman's radio show.
  • Radio Stations
    • WMDK
      • Local DuPray homeless resident Orphan Annie is a fan of late night talk radio.
  • Realty Services
    • Dennison River Bend Realty
      • Company name on the pen that Luke uses to write a note to Maureen.
  • Restaurants-Other
    • Beachcombers
      • Restaurant in Westfield Mall in Sarasota where Tim Jamieson had a couple of drinks before encountering a teenager with what looked like a gun.
  • Security Services
    • Hawk Security Group
      • Source of some Institute employees.
  • Shoe Stores
    • The Shoe Depot
      • Shoe store in Westfield Mall in Sarasota where Tim Jamieson was coming out of when a woman ran up and said a teenager was waving a gun around.
  • Thoroughfares-Drives
    • Wildersnoot Drive
      • Luke's family's address in Minneapolis, which Luke and his friend Rolf call Wildersmooch.
  • Thoroughfares-Roads
    • Deep Meadow Road
      • Where the Zoney's G-Mart robbery suspect ditches car.
  • Thoroughfares-Streets
    • Main Street
      • Road in DuPray, South Carolina, stretch of highway SR 92.
    • Pine Street
      • Homeless Orphan Annie sees the Institute vehicles turn down Pine Street on their way to find Luke Ellis.
  • Vehicle Models - Cars and Trucks
    • Plymouth Valium
      • Automobile model that TP child Donna Gibson blurts out when Mrs. Sigsby thinks of her first car: "It was a Valium!" the girl named Donna screamed. She leaped up, knocking her chair over. The other two children looked at her dully, one with oatmeal dripping from his chin. "A Plymouth Valium, I know that! Oh God I want to go home! Oh God stop my head !"
  • Vehicles-Nautical
    • S.S. Pokey
      • Following directions from Maureen, Luke Ellis finds and uses a rowboat named S.S. Pokey to escape down the Dennison River.
    • USN Luke
      • Joke that Zeke makes when dunking Luke in the immersion tank: USN Luke now submerging.
  • Water
    • Dennison River
      • Following directions from Maureen, Luke Ellis finds and uses a rowboat named S.S. Pokey to escape down the Dennison River.
  • Websites
    • Legal Eagle
      • Consumer website Luke visits.
    • Mr. Griffin
      • Website Luke uses to get around the parental controls of the institute.
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