We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Memories Along the South Shore III: More Than 125 Years of History in Photographs book project. If you have photographs that meet the guidelines below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.
Photos will be scanned on-site and given right back to you.
- Photos taken in Northwest Indiana.
- Photos taken during the 1800s-today.
- Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
- One submission form per photo.
- Limit 10 photos per family. Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions. No appointment necessary.
- If you're a private collector, call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.
Download Submission Form
Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form or pick one up from The Times office. Please fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.
Saturday, June 10: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Portage Community Historical Society
5250 U.S. Hwy 6, Countryside Park, Portage, IN 46368
Saturday, June 10: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Porter County Museum
153 S. Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Monday, June 12: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lake Station Historical Society Museum
2400 Central Avenue, Lake Station, IN 46405
Tuesday, June 13: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Westchester Township History Museum
700 West Porter Avenue, Chesterton, IN, 46304
Wednesday, June 14: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dyer Historical Society
1 Town Square, Dyer, IN 46311
Wednesday, June 14: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Munster Historical Society
1154 Ridge Road, Munster IN 46321
Thursday, June 15: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Merrillville History Museum - Ross Township Historical Society
13 West 73rd Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410
Thursday, June 15: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Whiting Public Library
1735 Oliver Street, Whiting, IN 46394
Saturday, June 17: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hammond Public Library
564 State Street, Hammond, IN 46320
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.