This area holds reference materials, digital images, and databases for local and family history, including genealogy.


Local History

  • Newspapers on microfilm for Monroe County. Databases to other newspapers available.
  • Indexes to local historical events, including newspaper clipping files – visit eLibrary


Family History

  • National indexes, including passenger lists and military rosters.
  • Special topics by record type and ethnic groups.
  • Other states with migration patterns to Indiana (no Western or Pacific states).
  • Family histories, plat maps, and eLibrary


Planning a visit?  Here's what you'll want to have

  • If your visit may be improved by providing advance notice of your query details, email indianaroom [at] a few days before you plan to come in.
  • Bring cash for printing. The cost to print is 10 cents a page. There is no cost to use the scanners.
  • Bring a flash drive!

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