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Indiana Room

From Bloomingpedia

The Indiana Room is a seperate room at the Monroe County Public Library that is open to the public and contains a large amount of information on local and state history as well as geneological data. It is located on the second floor of the library in the south-west corner.

Local information available

  • Lots of books about Bloomington and the rest of the state, divided up by county.
  • Books on Genealogy.
  • Newspapers on microfiche/microfilm
  • Telephone books
  • Bloomington City directories going back to 1900.
  • Aerial photographs of Monroe County.
  • Maps going back to 1820.
  • Fire insurance maps with diagrams of buildings going back to 1883.
  • Public displays, photographs and artifacts.

Newspapers available on microfilm

This is a nearly complete list of the newspapers that are available on microfilm

  • The Bedford Daily Democrat - 1922-1924
  • The Bedford Daily Mail - 1929
  • The Bedford Daily Times - 1925-1928
  • The Bloomfield News - 1901
  • The Bloomington Courier - 1876
  • The Bloomington Daily Telephone - 1899, 1942
  • The Bloomington Evening World - 1905, 1914, 1918, 1942
  • The Bloomington Indiana World - 1896
  • The Bloomington newsletter - 1855, 1856
  • The Bloomington Post - 1840
  • The Bloomington Republican - 1862
  • The Bloomington World - 1894, 1896, 1909
  • The Columbus Herald - 1885
  • The Crawford County Democrat - 1826
  • The Ellettsville Farm - 1932
  • The Indiana Daily Student - 1934
  • The Indiana Times - 1917
  • The Indianapolis News - 1917
  • The Medora Review - 1910
  • The Mitchell Tribune - 1925, 1933, 1939
  • The National Farm - 1928
  • The New York Ledger - 1874, 1869
  • The Optimist - 1923-1924
  • Owen County Journal - 1904
  • Owen County People - 1879-1881
  • The Philadelphia Public Ledger - 1836
  • The Religious Times - 1854
  • The Republic Bicentennaial Scrapbook - July 2nd, 1976
  • The Republican Progress - 1877
  • The Seymour Republican - 1903, 1916
  • The Telephone (Bloomington) - 1878, 1931
  • The Weekly Telephone (Bloomington) - 1880

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