LaPorte County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2164
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the April 23, 1942 issue of The Pellet Press (Vol. 2, no. 15), a weekly paper published by the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant that was located in LaPorte County, Indiana. The front page of the newspaper has an article regarding a “Slogan Contest” and includes a photograph of Florence Doty as one of the four winners. The collection also includes a 1939 newspaper clipping of an obituary for Mrs. A. J. (Jennie) Douglas, the mother of...
Collection — Folder S0974
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of a narrative given by LaPorte County, Indiana pioneer James L. Monahan and written down by James W. Lester, secretary of the Gary Historical Society, in the spring of 1923 when Monahan was 98 years old. The narrative relates his childhood experiences as a pioneer living among the Potawatomi and gives an eyewitness account of their forced removal from Northern Indiana. He noted that he "saw a great many of the first things started here" and mentioned...
Collection — Folder S0062
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of copies of articles related to the history of LaPorte County, Indiana. They include "Prehistoric LaPorte" by Warren C. Ransburg, "Old Mills of LaPorte County" by Dr. S. Arthur Stewart, an obituary of Mrs. Viola Andrew Cochran from the LaPorte Herald Argus on March 13, 1930, "History of the Trail Creek Region", "Michigan City's First Hundred Years", "A Survey of Michigan City", and...
Collection — Folder S1926
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, postcards, and a brochure regarding Indiana politics and history collected by Lorenz G. Schumm. The political documents include a postcard promoting an October 21, 1940 Republican rally in LaPorte County; a card with the 1948 Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidates - Alvan V. Burch, Hobart Creighton, Walter E. Helmke, and William E. Jenner - listed with boxes for "1st Choice" and "2nd Choice"; a June 11, 1851 letter sent by James G....