We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Memories Along the South Shore II: The 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.
- General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
- Photos taken from 1940 through 1969.
- Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
- Photos taken in Northwest Indiana.
- One submission form per photo.
- Limit 10 photos per family. Call 360-723-5802 to set up an appointment if you’re a private collector with a sizable collection.
Download Submission Form
Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.
Saturday, April 30, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Stagecoach Inn Museum
127 N. Main Street, Hebron
Monday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Portage Community Historical Society
5250 US Highway 6, Portage
Tuesday, May 3, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Merrillville History Museum
13 W. 73rd Avenue, Merrillville
Tuesday, May 3, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Westchester Township History Museum
700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton
Wednesday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Calumet Regional Archives, Anderson Library
3400 Broadway, Gary
Wednesday, May 4, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Porter County Museum
153 S. Franklin Street, Valparaiso
Thursday, May 5, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Kaske House
1154 Ridge Road, Munster
Thursday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Dyer Historical Society & Museum
1 Town Square, Dyer
Friday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Whiting Public Library
1735 Oliver Street, Whiting
Friday, May 6, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hammond Public Library
564 State Street, Hammond
Saturday, May 7, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Michigan City Public Library
100 East 4th Street, Michigan City
Saturday, May 7, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
La Porte County Historical Society Museum
2405 Indiana Avenue # 1, La Porte
We hope to see you there!
Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.