Michigan City (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S926
Collection — Folder S2346
Scope and Contents This collection contains mimeograph copies of a letter and historical sketch written by Esther N. Anderson of Michigan City, Indiana. The June 17, 1966 letter was sent to Wallace Gilmore, president of the Family Welfare Society, informing him that she was submitting copies of "History of the Family Welfare Society, Michigan City, Indiana, 1898-1966." The five-page history was prepared by Anderson in response to a request by Gilmore and is also dated June 17, 1966.
Collection — Folder SP074
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of members of Howe, Bath, Biddle, and Bailey families in Chicago, Illlinois; Quebec, Canada; Michigan City, Indiana; Mackinac Island, Michigan; and Bergamo, Italy ranging from circa 1860 to circa 1910, largely portraits of family members, a log cabin church attended by the Howe family, and Edward Biddle's residence in Mackinac Island.
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1910
Collection — Folder SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Collection — Folder S2137
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of entries from the minute book of the Board of Control for the Indiana State Prison from March 1859 to June 1860 regarding the history of the prison at Michigan City; two copies of a document about the wardens who served the prison from 1822 to 1933 (circa 1930s); and a copy of the address by Alfred F. Dowd, warden of the Indiana State Prison, before the American Prison Association General Session on October 12, 1944.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs, most likely from the Indiana Department of Correction, in Indiana ranging from circa 1930 to circa 1955, regarding buildings, facilities, prisoners, corrections staff and administration, and prison life in Indiana State Prison in Michigan City; Indiana Reformatory in Jeffersonville; Indiana State Farm in Putnam County; Indiana Women's Prison in Indianapolis; and unidentified prisons. Most of the photographs appear to have come from a...
Dates: circa 1930-1955
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 SP101
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs showing the Abraham Lincoln funeral train stopped at Michigan City, Indiana on May 1, 1965, on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illinois. The images feature a large memorial arch.
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s
Collection — Folder S2505
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a volume of compiled documents relating to the restoration of the lighthouse in Michigan City and establishment of a musem by the Michigan City Historical Society ranging from 1965 to 1969. The materials include copies of newspaper articles, letters from the historical society, a blank heritage bond certificate, and a pamphlet about the museum.