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1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes in Indiana

This fascinating book highlights the stories of a day in Indiana like no other.  On Palm Sunday..


Along the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Rail Line

Starting in 1901 as a three-mile-long trolley line in East Chicago, Indiana, the Chicago South Shore..


AM General - The First 50 Years 1971-2021

"Like the mythical Phoenix, AM General continues to be reborn from the ashes of its predecessors."&n..


Better Homes of South Bend

In 1950, a group of African American workers at the Studebaker factory in South Bend met in secret. ..


German Settlers of South Bend

The story of the first German immigrants to Northern Indiana is the story of the beginnings of South..


Hidden History of Mishawaka

Remembering the rich past of Mishawaka (the Princess City), this book tells the fascinating stories ..


Images of Modern America: Southern St. Joseph County

The changing world of the 1960's forced adaptation upon southern St. Joseph County, which was still ..


Murder in South Bend

If only a few things had gone differently, today's car companies in America would be called the big ..


Railroad Depots of Northern Indiana

Take a historic excursion across a state that is often mistaken as the home of grain and corn produc..


South Bend & Studebaker Watches

A complete history of the former watch maker with many pictures. Discusses the various watch types, ..


South Bend Defense Industries

In this book, author Patrick R. Foster provides readers with images from not only large well-known d..


South Bend Indiana

The over 200 vintage images in this book, drawn from St. Joseph County and Mishawaka as well as Sout..


Southern St. Joseph County

Explores the day-to-day life of the people who shaped over 170 years of history in southern St. Jose..


St. Joe County Interim Report

This is a detailed catalog of properties in the various Townships of St. Joseph County as of the pub..


The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana

The Lincoln Highway across Indiana explores Indiana’s unique role in Lincoln Highway history and cel..