Indiana Room

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Field NotesMonroe County Field Notes

Monroe County Field Notes is a virtual dig to uncover stories about 19th-century landmarks and people, from 1816–1876. It's fun and free to get involved and your research will help us diversify our community’s history! Register and start researching.

 

 

  • Monroe County Timeline
  • Margaret McCalla
  • Monroe County Courthouse

Monroe County Timeline

The authoritative and popular index of our county's historical and curiously interesting events.

  • Monroe County Index
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Bath Once a Luxury
  • Amzi Atwater

Monroe County Index

A finding aid for items held in the Indiana Room including:
Vertical File folders, microfilm and more.

  • Monroe County Public Library
  • Indiana Bedrock
  • McIlveen Portfolio
  • Matthews Family

Indiana Bedrock

Limestone industry archives related to Matthews Brothers Stone Company, an Ellettsville, IN, limestone quarry operating 1862–1978.

  • Collage Photo, 1860
  • At War and At Home
  • Dillman Diary
  • W. M. Alexander
  • Military Papers

At War and At Home

Examine what Bloomington and Monroe County were like before, during, and after the Civil War, 1855-1875.

 
  • Formal Portrait
  • Men on Railcar
  • Trisler
  • The Smithville News

The Smithville News

A Digital Collection of Smithville's History 1897-1915.

  • Monroe County Community Collections
  • 1957 Plat Map
  • 1930 Yearbook
  • Shop Notes

Monroe County Community Collections

Early Monroe County historical and cultural records and documents.

  • Monroe County Obituary Index

Monroe County Obituary Index

Covers most of the Bloomington newspapers (1824 – current month).

  • Bloomington High School Yearbook, 1941
  • Gothic, 1956
  • 1956 Yearbook
  • Monroe County Yearbook Index

Monroe County Yearbook Index

Includes names of students who attended area middle and high schools in Monroe County and who were included in their yearbook.

 

 

   

 

Local and Family History