Genealogy & History Resources

Click on the RED headings to access the websites!

Roachdale Newspaper – The Times News (1933-1935 available)

Indiana Memory
About Indiana Memory:
Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. It is a gateway to Indiana’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media. As a portal to the collections, Indiana Memory assists individuals to locate materials relevant to their interests and to better appreciate the connections between those materials.

Hoosier State Chronicles (Digitized newspapers)
Looking for older newspaper articles???
Hoosier State Chronicles is operated by the Indiana State Library and funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. We seek to provide free, online access to high quality digital images of Indiana’s historic newspapers by digitizing our collection, and assisting other organizations in making their collections digitally available.

Indiana History Online
This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books.

Need local help? Larry Tippin, the Putnam County Historian, has a wealth of information available on his Facebook site (HERE) and has recorded a series of videos available through You Tube with the Putnam County Museum (HERE).