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Michigan City Directories

Available Online

1890 Classified Directory of Michigan City – through Internet Archive
1893-1894 Polk’s Michigan City, LaPorte, and LaPorte County Directory – through Internet Archive
1897-8 Columbia Directory Co’s LaPorte County Directory – through FamilySearch (must have free FamilySearch account to view)
1899 Directory of LaPorte County, Ind. – through Internet Archive
1902-1903 Johnson’s Business and Professional Directory – through Internet Archive – Includes Michigan City, LaPorte, and other Indiana cities
1902 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1905 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1905 Michigan City Directory – through Internet Archive
1907 Michigan City Directory and LaPorte County Gazetteer – through FamilySearch (must have free FamilySearch account to view)
1909-1910 Michigan City Directory – through Internet Archive
1913 Smith’s Directory of Michigan City – through Internet Archive
1913 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1916 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1919 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1921 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1923 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1925 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1927 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1929 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1931 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1938 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1940 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1941 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1947 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1949 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1952 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1954 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1956 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1958 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)
1960 Michigan City, Indiana, City Directory – through Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only)

Books

The library holds print volumes of the following Michigan City directories. They are available for use within the library. Please ask at the Reference Desk:

  • 1862-63 LaPorte County Directory (including Michigan City)
  • 1884-86 LaPorte County Directory (including Michigan City)
  • 1890-1891
  • 1893-1894
  • 1896
  • 1897-98
  • 1899
  • 1902
  • 1905
  • 1909 – 1910
  • 1912 Michigan City Mailing List (Call number 977.291 M282, Indiana Collection)
  • 1913
  • 1916 – 1918
  • 1921 – 1923
  • 1925 – 1926
  • 1927 – 1928
  • 1931 – 1932
  • 1934 – 1935
  • 1936 – 1937
  • 1940 – 1941
  • 1942 – 1943
  • 1947
  • 1949
  • 1952
  • 1954
  • 1956
  • 1958
  • 1960
  • 1962
  • 1964
  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1970
  • 1972-1975
  • 1978-1981
  • 1983
  • 1985
  • 1987-1989
  • 1990-1994
  • 1996 – 2004
  • 2005-Present – LaPorte Directory (including Michigan City)

LaPorte Directories

Available Online

1897-8 Columbia Directory Co’s LaPorte County Directory – through FamilySearch (must have free FamilySearch account to view)
1899 Directory of LaPorte County, Ind.
1902 Polk’s LaPorte Directory
1902-1903 Johnson’s Business and Professional Directory – Includes Michigan City, LaPorte, and other Indiana cities
1907 Michigan City Directory and LaPorte County Gazetteer – through FamilySearch (must have free FamilySearch account to view)
1924-25 Polk LaPorte, Indiana City Directory 1924-25 – through FamilySearch
1924-1925 Smith’s Directory of LaPorte, Indiana

Available Online through Ancestry Library (in-library use only) – 1904, 1907, 1910, 1913, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1929, 1931, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, and 1960

Books

The library holds print volumes of the following LaPorte directories. They are available for use within the library. Please ask at the Reference Desk:

  • 1862-63 LaPorte County Directory (including Michigan City)
  • 1884-86 LaPorte County Directory (including Michigan City)
  • 1902
  • 1905
  • 1913
  • 1916-1932
  • 1938-1943
  • 1947
  • 1949
  • 1952
  • 1954
  • 1956
  • 1958
  • 1960
  • 2005-Present – LaPorte Directory (including Michigan City)

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