Michigan City Public Library
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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

               
      Learn about Michigan City -- Selected Books and Materials



 

General Histories | Memoirs & Biographies | Washington Park, Lakeshore & Marina | Businesses | Churches | Schools | Sports | In War

General Histories

Then & Now: 100 Years of Trivia & Truth
by Michigan City Public Library
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 027.477291 M582T

Canada, Michigan City, Indiana: The Story of a Neighborhood
Researched and compiled by Gloria D. Arndt
Indiana Collection, Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 C16

Early History of Michigan City, Indiana
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 EA76

A Little Bit of History Series: Books One-Six
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 L721

Michigan City: The First 150 Years
Layout and design by Joe Pixler and Thom Christman; production by Jerry Weiss
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number 977.291 M582

Michigan City, Indiana
Produced for the Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M5822

Michigan City Illustrated: Historical, Descriptive and Biographical
the Evening News' Review of a Half Century's Advance
Indiana Collection, Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M5824

Michigan City, Indiana Centennial Celebration: 1833-1933
by Phil T. Sprague
Indiana Collection (in-library use only) Call Number: 977.291 M5826

Michigan City
by RoseAnna Mueller
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 M887M

History of the Trail Creek Region
by Elizabeth M. Munger
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M924H

Michigan City's First Hundred Years
by Elizabeth M. Munger
Indiana Collection, Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M924M

Michigan City, Indiana: The Life of a Town
by Gladys Bull Nicewarner
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 N514M

History of Michigan City, Indiana
by Rollo B. Oglesbee and Albert Hale
Indiana Collection, Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 OG5H 1908

Our Heritage: The Making of a Community
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 Ou7

Pictorial History of Michigan City, Indiana: 1675-1992
Edited by Elwin G. Greening
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection, Genealogy Collection
Call Number: 977.291 P589

The Portable LaPorte County
by Laurie Radke
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 P83

Michigan City Beach Communities: Sheridan, Long Beach, Duneland, Michiana Shores
by Barbara Stodola
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 ST64M


Memoirs & Biographies

Hemp: The Life and Times of Rhinehart C. Fedder
Narrated by Stewart McDonnell
Nonfiction DVDs
Call Number: 977.291 H377

Michigan City Historical Society, Inc., Biographies
Genealogy Room (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Michigan

Michigan City in 1836: Western Travel of Harriet Martineau...
by Harriet Martineau
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M366M

Never a Dull Moment: Memoirs of Youth
by Carter H. Manny
Indiana Collection (in-library use online)
977.291 M316N

Reminiscences of a Small Town Curmudgeon: or, My Home Town
by Carter Hugh Manny
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 M316R

Oral History of Carter Manny
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 929.2 OR1

From Oak Hill to the Patch: Memoirs
by Charles Wise
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 W754F


Washington Park, Lakeshore & Marina

Harbors, Michigan City, Indiana, and St. Joseph, Michigan: Letter from the Secretary of War
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 386.8 H214

Michigan City Beach Communities: Sheridan, Long Beach, Duneland, Michiana Shores
by Barbara Stodola
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 ST64M

Michigan City Lighthouse: Guardians of Lake Michigan
by Steven D. Elve
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 EL86M

Michigan City Marinas
by Jonita Davis
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 D294M

Michigan City's Washington Park
by Jonita Davis
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 D294MI

Old Lighthouse Museum News
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 977.291 OL1


Businesses

Michigan City Paper Box Company: 1904-2004
Compiled by Arlene Tarasick
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 338.761676 M582


Churches

First Congregational Church, Michigan City, Indiana, Directory
Compiled by John P. Schlarb
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City First

First United Methodist Church, Michigan City, Indiana: Sesquicentennial Edition 1832-1984
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City First

Golden Jubilee of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Michigan City, Indiana
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Golden

St. John's United Church of Christ History: Dated from Its Beginning 1856 to the Year 1968
Facts assembled and compiled by Ralph E. Schacht
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Schacht

St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception Church, 1867-1992
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City St. Mary's

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Michigan City, Indiana
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City St. Paul

The Treasures of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Michigan City, IN
Researched and compiled by Patricia Gruse Harris
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Treasures

Yearbook and Church Directory, Calvary Baptist Church, Michigan City, Indiana
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Yearbook

A Goodly Heritage, 1876-1962
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 277.7291 G619


Schools

A History of Central School, Michigan City, Indiana
by Darlene Hammon
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 379.77291 H185H

Centennial History of Catholic Education: Michigan City, Indiana 1886-1986
by Patricia Gruse Harris
Indiana Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: 371.07 H243C


Sports

Hey, We're Red Devils: The History of Red Devil Basketball, 1958-1984
by Dennis Edgington
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 796.32362 ED37H

Sports Pictorial of Elston High School and Michigan City High School
by Bill Allen, Sports history editor
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 796.042 SP67


In War

Camp Anderson, 1863-1864: Michigan City's Civil War Camp
by RoseAnna Mueller
Adult Nonfiction, Indiana Collection
Call Number: 977.291 M887M

Michigan City Residents Killed in Action, Vietnam
Genealogy Collection (in-library use only)
Call Number: Michigan City Michigan