Moments in Time, Sept. 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Sept. 12, 1919 — As the result of previously forbidden La Porte High School initiation, Wilbur Boardman is at home seriously ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Sept. 11, 1919 — Rolling Prairie witnessed the largest crowds in its history when people from all over the county gathered ... Continue Reading →

James Whitcomb Riley was a no-show in La Porte, but his name is on a school and a street here

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian A traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society entitled “Golden Age of Indiana Literature” is being featured at ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library   Sept. 10, 1919 — Two hundred employees of the Standard Steel Car Works in Hammond, protected by guards, march to work, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Sept. 9, 1919 — La Porte is to have a wholesale candy factory within 30 days on Michigan Avenue. It will employ 30-50 people. Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 7, 1919 — All records were broken on the opening day of city schools. Basements may be pressed into service to accommodate ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Sept. 6, 1919 — The girl wife of one of the slayers of the Rose Street grocery man on Christmas Eve refuses to believe ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 5

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 5, 1919 — Contractors for the Carnegie library in LaPorte are two weeks ahead of schedule. The last concrete for the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 4, 1919 — Joseph M. Kramer, of this city, is a member of a committee to conduct a campaign for funds for war sufferers, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 3, 1919 — A woman from near Chesterton on her way to attend a wedding in Otis in a buggy dies when pigs run across ... Continue Reading →