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List of Pamphlet Files

The pamphlet files are a collection of pamphlets, newspaper clippings and general information pertaining to the history of Michigan City, LaPorte County and Indiana. The material cannot be checked out, but can be used within the library.

  • African Americans
  • Agriculture
  • Airplanes & Airport
  • Alewives
  • All-American City Award
  • Allis-Chalmers
  • American Indians
  • Amphitheater
  • Appleseed, Johnny
  • Archaeology
  • Art Center
  • Art & Artists
  • Audubon
  • Authors
  • Automobiles
  • Awards
  • Bailly Homestead
  • Bailly Nuclear Generating Station
  • Bandstand
  • Banks
  • Barker Mansion
  • Baseball (SEE ALSO White Caps)
  • Basketball
  • Battle of Trail Creek
  • Beach & Lakefront
  • Beverly Shores – World’s Fair Homes
  • Bicentennial
  • Biographies
    • Ames, George
    • Arnold, Clifford
    • Barker, Catherine & Margery
    • Barker, John
    • Baxter, Anne
    • Bayh, Birch
    • Bendix, Vincent
    • Bigelow, Abijah
    • Bowser, Anita
    • Boyd Family
    • Bramble, Maggie (Bag Lady)
    • Brown, Ma
    • Bruce, Daniel
    • Colfax, Harriet
    • Drake, Gene
    • Eddy, Captain William
    • Elston, Isaac C.
    • Finley, Charlie O.
    • Grafton, Robert
    • Greenbaum, Walter K.
    • Herbert, Hugo
    • Higdon, Hal
    • Hiler, John
    • Hitchcock, John
    • Joseph, Michael & Philippe
    • Jurney, Dorothy
    • Kenefick, William
    • Kitchell, Edna
    • Lilienthal, David
    • Linnen, William P.
    • MacAlvay, Nora
    • McKee, Roger
    • Miller, John Franklin
    • Moyer, John
    • Munder, Elizabeth Banks
    • Nelson, Billy
    • Noguchi, Isamu
    • Orr, Joseph C.
    • Petrakis, Harry
    • Pytynia, Mike
    • Raisor, Dr. Robert (see Smoot-Walker)
    • Replogle, Albert (fishing lures)
    • Roberts, John Jr.
    • Roeske Family
    • Rubinelli, Andrea
    • Scholl, Dr. William
    • Smith, A.K.
    • Smoot-Walker
    • Stern, Fred
    • Warren, Karl
    • Wiegand, Elizabeth
    • Winski, Nate
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd
    • Wright, John Lloyd
    • Zmuda, Kathleen
    • Zorn, Philip
  • Birds of Indiana
  • Blue Chip Casino
  • Boxing SEE ALSO Sky Blue Arena
  • Bowen, Gov. Otis R.
  • Breweries
  • Bridges SEE ALSO Covered Bridges
  • Burns Harbor
  • Businesses & Companies
  • Cable Television
  • CAGIT
  • Canals
  • Capital Punishment
  • Cargill Elevator
  • Catwalk
  • Caves
  • Cemeteries
  • Centennials
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Churches
  • City Hall
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil War
  • Clinton Visit – 1996
  • Clark, George Rogers
  • Coal
  • Coast Guard
  • Coastal Zone Management Program
  • Commerce Square
  • Constitution (State)
  • County Line Road
  • Covered Bridges
  • Crime
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Dean, James
  • Debs, Eugene V.
  • Diana of the Dunes
  • Doctors
  • Dunlap, Sel
  • Earthquakes
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Zone
  • Equal Rights
  • Erosion
  • Erosion – Lakefront
  • Finley, Charlie O.
  • Fires & Fire Departments
  • Fish & Wildlife
  • Fried’s Cat Shelter
  • Friendship Gardens
  • Franklin Square
  • Gary
  • Geology
  • Golf Courses
  • Great Lakes Piezometric Surface Maps
  • Grissom, Virgil
  • Gunness, Belle
  • Harbor & Marina
  • Harborside Homes
  • Harrison, Benjamin & William Henry
  • Haunted Houses
  • Hermitage
  • Hesburgh, Theodore
  • Hesston Steam Society
  • Highways
  • Historic District
  • Historic Landmarks
  • Historic Tours
  • Historical Society
  • History Project – CETA
  • Hoosier
  • Hoosier Slide
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Hutchinson Fountain
  • Industry & Labor
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • Indiana History
  • Indiana State Prison
  • Islamic Religion
  • Kennedy, Robert (letter)
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • Lakeland
  • Lakeshore
  • Landfill
  • La Porte County
  • La Salle Expedition
  • League of Women Voters
  • Library – Current building
  • Library – Friends
  • Library – Mall Branch
  • Library – Medical
  • Library – Original
  • Library – Sculpture
  • Library – Ship Models
  • Library – Staff
  • Lilly, Eli & Co. Limestone
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Logos
  • Magazine
  • Martin Luther King Center
  • Mastadons
  • Mayors
  • Memorial Park Deed
  • Michiana Humane Society
  • Michiana Industries
  • Michigan Boulevard
  • Michigan City Government
  • Michigan City History
  • Michigan City – Seal
  • Military Monuments
  • Millennium Riverwalk Park
  • Mills
  • Miss Duneland Pageant
  • Monon Railroad
  • Moon Valley
  • Mount Baldy
  • Museums
  • Music & Musicians
  • NAACP
  • Naval Armory
  • Naval Battle
  • News-Dispatch
  • NIPSCO Cooling Tower
  • Northwest Indiana
  • Oasis Ballroom
  • Organizations
  • Outlet Mall
  • PACT
  • Pan Am Games
  • Parks
  • Passenger Pigeons
  • Planning – 1926
  • Poetry – Local
  • Police Department
  • Port of Indiana
  • Porter, Gene Stratton
  • Post Office
  • Potawatomi Indians
  • Pottawattomie Park
  • Pullman Plant
  • Purdue North Central
  • Pyle, Ernie
  • Quayle, Dan
  • Rabbis
  • Radio & Television FCC
  • Railroads
  • Riley, James Whitcomb
  • Riots – 1990
  • Rison, Rayna
  • Rivers
  • Rumley, Mayor A.J. & Francis (La Porte)
  • Sand Mining
  • Schools
  • Schools – Elston
  • Schools – History
  • Schools – Michigan City High
  • Schools – Parochial
  • Senior Center
  • Sesquicentennial
  • Sheridan Beach
  • Ships & Shipwrecks
  • Sinai Forum
  • Sky Blue Arena
  • Sports
  • South Shore Railroad
  • State Capitol
  • State Emblem, Flag, Seal
  • State Forests
  • State Parks
  • State Poem & Song
  • Swanson Center
  • Telephone & Telegraph
  • Theaters – Community
  • Tornadoes
  • Trail Creek
  • Travel & Travel History
  • Trees
  • Trolley
  • Underground Railroad
  • United Telephone Co. of Indiana
  • Urban Renewal
  • Washington Park
  • Weather
  • Weather – Storms
  • West Side Improvement Group
  • White Caps (baseball)
  • Witte Murder
  • WPA
  • Zoning Ordinance
  • Zoo
Pamphlet File Research by Mail

A librarian can search pamphlet files by request and send you the results through the mail. There is a $5.00 fee for each pamphlet file searched. Requests must be submitted in writing to:

Michigan City Public Library
100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

Please include:

–the details of your search request
–SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope)
–Check or money order payable to Michigan City Public Library – $5.00 per file searched

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