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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.

 

 

  • Margaret McCalla
  • Monroe County Courthouse
  • Monroe County Timeline

Monroe County Timeline

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

See also: Library History Timeline.

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

Monroe County Index

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

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

Indiana Bedrock

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

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

At War and At Home

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

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

The Smithville News

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

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

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).

  • Monroe County Yearbook Index
  • Gothic, 1956
  • 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