Microfilm at JCPL-S

Here’s a partial list of items on microfilm at the Seymour Public Library.

Archaeological Report & Maps of Jackson County 1874 by E.T. Cox, state archaeologist

Census Schedules, Federal:

Population, Jackson County & a few other locations

Agriculture Census 1850-1880 Jackson & some other Indiana counties

3-D (Defective, Dependent, Delinquent) Census 1880

Manufactures Census 1850-1880 Jackson & some other Indiana counties

Mortality Schedules 1870-1880 Jackson & some other Indiana counties

Civil War: 50th Indiana Volunteer Infantry correspondence

County government records: Deeds & deed indexes, delayed birth certificates, marriage records, Miscellaneous Records A&B, naturalizations, negro register, order books, partitions, probate, wills

Directories: local city/county and telephone

Folklore of the Local Area & elsewhere in Indiana from Indiana Federal Writers’ Project papers at Indiana State University; Reel 10 has Jackson County material; county index available at Information Services Desk

Freeman Field official USAAF station history plus a collection of Freeman Field history by various authors

Geology of Jackson County in 1874 by E.T. Cox

Local History Collections, 2 volumes:

  • early histories of the area
  • Freeman Field Collection
  • John Cougar Mellencamp Collection
  • Reno Collection
  • John M Lewis’ A Look Back Into Seymour’s History & A Pictorial Look Back for Seymour
  • Star-Spangled Days township histories
  • more …

Newspapers for Brownstown, Seymour & a few other locations with scattered issues from 1849; Twingine Times Freeman Field newspaper 1943-1945

Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, burial records from 1882 through 2003

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Brownstown, Crothersville, Medora & Seymour (& other cities & towns alphabetically adjacent) from the late 1800s to mid-1900s

Vital Records WPA indexes for births, marriages, and deaths in about 66 of 92 Indiana counties from the beginning of records being kept until about 1920

World War I Draft Registration Cards for Jackson County

Yearbooks for several current & former schools in Jackson County