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Indiana Room Collection
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This 400-page book includes the Charters of the Larsen Post and Ladies Auxiliary, No. 802, Hammond, Indiana, and many sketches, photographs, and newspaper and magazine clippings compiled in 1944.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1944, Lake County, Indiana, Hammond, Indiana, VFW National...
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This 189-page book includes stories, illustrations and photographs of pioneer buildings assembled by the Merrillville Ross Township Historical Society (1978)
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1978
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East Chicago, A Historical Description, East Chicago Public Schools, 1947. Includes tables, illustrations, statistics, and figures regarding industry, population, schools, government, churches, etc.
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, East Chicago, local history, industry, population, schools,...
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This is an 80-page telephone directory for Crown Point, Indiana.  It includes business entries as well as individual/family entries.  It also includes advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, telephone directory, Crown Point, Indiana, 1948
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These are the 2010 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2010, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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Bumstead's Valparaiso City & Porter County Business Directory Including Rural Routes, 1911 Embracing a complete list of Residences and Business Houses of the City of Valparaiso with Miscellaneous Information, also a directory of towns in Porter County, Indiana.
Topics: Bumstead's Business Directory, Valparaiso, Chesterton, 1911, Porter County, Indiana, Malden, Kouts,...
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This 182-page Centennial book includes the Kouts' Official Event Schedule for September 3-6, 1965, historic articles and photographs, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Kouts, Indiana, 1965
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This 97-page book is a review of Lake County, Indiana's, County and City Officials for 1897-1898, including photographs and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1897-1898, Lake County, Indiana, politics, government,...
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These are the 2011 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2011, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 71-page book is a history of Munster, Indiana, published in 1982, covering pre-1900's through 1982. Includes photographs of buildings, families, and events.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Munster, Indiana, 1900-1982
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This 210-page book includes historical papers and reports about schools, businesses, churches, Lake County Fair, and officers and membership from 1958 through 1966. Also includes photos and sketches.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County, Indiana, Crown Point, Schneider, Hobart, Cedar...
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This is an 82-page Souvenir Program for East Chicago's 75 th Anniversary. The program includes historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Diamond Jubilee, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968
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This 418-page book contains stories and recollections as lived and acted by Bartlett Woods and Family and Sam B. Woods and Family.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County, Indiana, 1938, Bartlett Woods, Sam B. Woods
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This 19-page book includes descriptions and sketches of proposed buildings from the World's Columbian Exposition from 1893.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Chicago, Illinois 1893
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This 154-page Souvenir book includes articles, photographs, sketches, and advertisements commemorating Crown Point's 125 th Anniversary.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 125th Anniversary, Crown, Point, Indiana, 1959
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These are the 2016 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2016, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 316-page fictional book was written by Anne Putnam and published in 1930. It is a moving story of a group of people living in a Midwestern town.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, 1930, Anne Putnam
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This is the December 1, 1993, edition of the Merrillville Herald, a local Merrillville newspaper.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local news and advertisements, Merrillville, Indiana, 1993
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This 4-page pamphlet is an brief overview of Century Mall including a map of the mall, map of the mall's location, and a contact for leasing information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1981
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These are the 2006 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2006, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1989 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1989, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 52-page booklet contains listings and advertisements for local Merrillville, Indiana businesses.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1987
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This is a 98-page Program commemorating Griffith, Indiana's, 75th Anniversary.  It includes articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Jubilee, Griffith, Indiana, 1979
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This 165-page chapter book by Frances R. Howe contains personal accounts and stories regarding life in the Old Northwest (Indiana) resulting from personal experiences and family stories.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1907, the Old Northwest
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This 357-page book is a record of the first 30 years of Baptist labors in Lake County, Indiana. It includes memorials, church progress, and local history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Lake County, Indiana, 1880
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This is an 84-page publication created for the Hammond Chamber of Commerce in 1969. It is an overview of Hammond, Indiana, including photographs, advertisements, statistics, schools, shopping, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, Indiana, 1969
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This 223-page book includes photographs, maps, articles, and personal stories about Lake County, Indiana's buildings, families, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1928-1929, Lake County, Indiana, Porter County, Indiana
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This 177-page book includes stories, illustrations and photographs of pioneer buildings assembled by the Merrillville Ross Township Historical Society dating back to 1847 (1991)
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1991
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These are the 1985 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1985, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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Circulation Settlement Patterns of the Calumet Region of Northwest Indiana & Northeast Illinois (The First Stage of Occupance—The Pottawatomie and the Fur Trader—1830) Includes maps and photographs. Reprinted from the Annals of the Association of American Geographers Vol. XLIV, September, 1954, No. 3, pages 245-274 Alfred H. Meyer, Valparaiso University
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, Northeast Illinois, local history, 1830, Indiana Room Collection
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This publication includes photos, businesses, city planning and a wealth of information pertaining to the City of Gary in 1925 as presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Gary, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, Gary, Indiana, 1925, government, public safety, financial condition,...
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This is a 40-page program created by the Hobart Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the 500th Anniversary since Columbus' discovery of America.  It includes a 4th of July Event Schedule, photographs, articles, and advertisements about Hobart and Hobart's history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, Columbus, 500th Anniversary, 1992
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This publication is an overview of the advantages of living and working in Northwest Indiana -- recreation, housing, schools, health care, and natural beauty, just to name a few.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1990's, Lake County, Porter County, LaPorte County, Newton...
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This 108-page Souvenir Book was created to commemorate Schererville's 100 th Birthday. It includes an Event Schedule, advertisements, and historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Centennial, Schererville, Indiana, 1966
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This 4-page document is a typewritten rough draft of some historical information about Highland, Indiana, gathered by Nicholas Porter on November 5, 1935.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Highland, Indiana, 1935
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This 63-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1924, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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This 8-page pamphlet includes sketches, maps, and local history of Lake County, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1834 through 1966, Hack Family
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This 95-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1910, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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This is an 8-page informational bulletin created for families of students in the Black Oak School, one of the schools in the Calumet Township School System.  It includes school holidays, personnel lists, information on student sign-up, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, Calumet Township, 1954
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This 34-page publication is a street guide for Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting, Munster, and Highland and includes maps and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting, Munster, Highland, 1941
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These are the 1991 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1991, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This is a 54-page Souvenir publication including historic articles, photographs, and advertisements about Shelby, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, bicentennial, Shelby, Indiana, 1976
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This 112-page Souvenir book includes articles about the early days of Dyer and its earliest families, including photographs, covering 1838-1976.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Dyer, Indiana, 1976
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These are the 2008 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2008, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1981 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1981, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1995 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1995, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 40-page book explores the relationship between industrial development at the steel mills and preservation of the natural environment of the Indiana Dunes lakeshore. Includes photos, maps, and sketches.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Calumet Region, Steel Industry and Trade, Indiana Dunes...
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This 26-page publication is a short history of Hobart's first 100 years, including historic photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 1947
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This 16-page booklet contains information regarding The Old Settlers Cemetery in Hobart, Indiana, including photographs of headstones, names of people buried at the cemetery, and history of the cemetery.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, cemetery, Hobart, Indiana, 1976
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This 218-page 1963 publication includes street guides, city statistics, location information, populations, etc. for Hammond and Gary and many surrounding cities and towns covering 1910-1960.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, street guide, Hammond, Gary, Indiana, 1963
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These are the 1993 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
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This is a 12-page circular which includes articles about Merrillville's history, historic landmarks, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1996
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This is a 68-page publication which includes a 2003 4th of July Event Schedule, articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2003
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This 16-page document contains early Griffith history compiled by several Griffith citizens.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1943
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This 72-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1911, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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This is a 127-page publication commemorating the Bicentennial in Lake County, Indiana.  It contains historic articles, photographs, and advertisements. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, bicentennial, Lake County, Indiana, 1976
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This 132-page publication is an historical souvenir program commemorating Gary, Indiana's 50 th anniversary (1906-1956). It includes photographs, articles, advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1956
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This publication includes photos and information regarding Gary's prominent leaders and historic buildings and business advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, Gary, Indiana, 1917, 1918
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This is the February 5, 1986, edition of the Merrillville Herald, a local Merrillville newspaper.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local news and advertisements, Merrillville, Indiana, 1986
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This is a 16-page pamphlet that lists great places to stay, dine, shop, party, plan, enjoy and learn in Merrillville, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1993
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This is a 52-page edition of the July 1, 1981, Herald containing news articles and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1981
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This 1975 calendar includes historic photos of Northwest Indiana, some dating back to the early 1900's, provided by Hoosier State Bank of Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, 1975 calendar, Hammond, Schererville, Merrillville, Hobart, Munster,...
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This 36-page book was compiled by the Munster League of Women Voters.  It is an overview of the Town of Munster, outlining information about the town's services.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Munster, Indiana, 1967
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This 103-page book contains historic information spanning the years 1837 through 1980 in St. John, Indiana. It includes historic articles, photographs, and birth certificates.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana, 1980
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This document provides a look at the issues surrounding the energy crisis and environmental conditions in the Calumet Region during the 1970's and was intended to stimulate thought and reflection and action.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, Food & Drug Administration, Pure Food & Drug Act, White...
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This is a 54-page Souvenir  Program for Cedar Lake, Indiana's Bicentennial celebration (1776-1976).  The program includes historic articles and photographs, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, bicentennial, 1987
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This is a 104-page book commemorating Lowell, Indiana's, 100th anniversary.  It includes articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, centennial, Lowell, Indiana, 1952
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This 200-page book is an account of the commencement and growth of the Sunday schools of Lake County, Indiana, from about 1840 through 1890.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Sunday School, Crown Point, Dyer, Saint John, Schererville,...
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This is a 28-page publication created and produced for the Hobart Chamber of Commerce in 1980.  It includes photographs, maps, advertisements, and articles regarding educational opportunities, healthcare options, entertainment, dining and recreational choices, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart Chamber of Commerce, Hobart, Indiana, 1980
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Photograph of Nicholson children and photograph of Alfred and Sarah Jayne Hayward. They established Hayward Photography Studio in 1847.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Crown Point, Indiana, 1847
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This 16-page pamphlet lists great places to go in Merrillville, Indiana, including lodging, movies, festivals, shopping, historical landmarks, live entertainment, parks & recreation, resort & convention center, and a local map of these destinations.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1995
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This is a 64-page publication including Hobart's 4th of July Celebration Schedule, and local articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2002
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This is a 56-page compilation of pertinent facts regarding Gary's government, community services, churches, transportation, recreation, and industries as identified in 1963.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1963
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This is Vol. 1 Issue 3 of the St. John Communicator (newspaper) published in June 1996.  The 16-page publication includes historic articles, photos, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana
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This is an 8-page special edition newspaper circular commemorating Hobart, Indiana's Sesquicentennial.  It includes articles and photographs regarding Hobart's history and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Sesquicentennial, Hobart, Indiana, 1997