Indiana Department of Natural Resources: National & State Registers - Application Process
The nomination form to be used in this assignment is the first form in the Application process or can be downloaded at this link.
Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)
Search for information on properties registered in state and national registers of historic places.
Once you have the names of people who owned and/or lived in the house you are researching, you can try to find out more about them from a variety of sources.
You should contextualize this information by consulting monographs about Goshen's history and/or Goshen's historical newspapers. The sources listed below are available at the Goshen Public Library and the Elkhart County Historical Museum.
Bicentennial Year Stories. Julie Handgen, Janice Rasley, and Steve Bowers. Goshen, Ind.: Goshen News, 1976.
Goshen: 1831-1981. Goshen, Ind.: News Printing Company, .
Goshen: The Next 10 Years, 1981-1991. Goshen, Ind.: News Printing, .
History of Elkhart County, Indiana : Together with Sketches of its Cities.... Chicago: Chas. C. Chapman, 1881.
Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties, Indiana.... Chicago : Goodspeed Brothers, 1893.
A Standard History of Elkhart County, Indiana: An Authentic Narrative of the Past..... Chicago: The American Historical Society, 1916.
A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Elkhart County, Indiana. Anthony Deahl, ed. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1905.
This is not an exhaustive list, but rather a simplified list of the major Goshen newspapers available on microfilm at the Goshen Public Library. Titles through 1940 may be found at the Elkhart County Historical Museum as well. Bring cash with you so that you can pay for copies of microfilm, if desired.
|News, Times, & Democrat||1933-1936|