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October 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Schools of instruction for La Porte voters will be held at various places. This is important because any small error will ... Continue Reading →
February 3

October 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Modern language teachers in Indiana favor resumption of the teaching of German in high schools. The fact that actual hostilities ... Continue Reading →

A bit of history lives on in Douglas Miller’s home

  Douglas Miller is the proud owner of one of the four cherubs that used to adorn the front of the La Porte Theater in the early 1920s. The theater has since been razed. “There ... Continue Reading →
February 3

October 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Six were killed and 25 injured, four probably fatally, when a locomotive plows through a Pullman within 100 yards of the ... Continue Reading →
February 3

October 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Lincoln Way business men object to unsightly hitching posts and protest keeping the old posts along the main street of ... Continue Reading →
February 3

October 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Rev. G. G. Bratzel is called to be the pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church. His present charge had only 50 members, ... Continue Reading →
February 3

October 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 William McAdoo, former Secretary of the Treasury and Director of Railroads, speaks to over 2,000 voters at the Madison Theater. ... Continue Reading →
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October 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 The Princess Theatre buys Moore & Richter lumber yard on Lincoln Way and a residence at Detroit Street and Lincoln Way ... Continue Reading →

Moments in time … in photographs

  The Frank Wurster Confectionary was located at 434 Pine Lake Avenue in the approximate location of Red Carpet Liquors. It opened in1932 and closed in the 1950s. In the picture ... Continue Reading →
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October 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Roy Kober, professional at the La Porte Country Club, breaks the course record when he shoots a 70, two under par. The ... Continue Reading →