Indiana Room

  • 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.

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

Monroe County Index

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

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

Indiana Bedrock

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

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

At War and At Home

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

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

The Smithville News

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

  • Monroe County Community Collections
  • 1930 Yearbook
  • 1957 Plat Map
  • 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).

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

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