Photographs of Allen County, Indiana

Who Am I? Photo Identification Project on Facebook

Who Am I Photo Project on Facebook
Back to top

Historic Photo Contributions

Photo
Contributor
Sue Allen
Brown, John and Margaret Mills - 50th Wedding Anniversary
Sue Allen
Jeanette Sherbondy
Sue Allen
Jeanette Sherbondy
Jeanette Sherbondy
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Meyer, Adele K. - Confirmation 1908
Sue Allen
Meyer, Adele K. - Graduation
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Meyer, Charles - Family 1903
Sue Allen
Meyer, Charles - Family 1925
Sue Allen
Meyer, Clara L. - Confirmation 1910
Sue Allen
Meyer, Clara L. - Graduation
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Meyer, Magdalena - Confirmation 1906
Sue Allen
Meyer, Magdalena - Graduation
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Meyer, Oscar - Confirmation 1919
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Jeanette Sherbondy
Judy Bos-Parsons in Colorado
Jeanette Sherbondy
Jeanette Sherbondy
Jeanette Sherbondy
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Trebra, Otto Johann - Confirmation 1901
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Trebra, Robert Henrich - Confirmation 1903
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Sue Allen
Back to top

Fort Wayne and Allen County Photos

  1. 1942 Log Cabins in Allen County, Indiana 31 photos on The Genealogy Center web site.
  2. 1960s Photos of Fort Wayne by Richard Stamats from a January 18, 2013 Comment on Great Memories and History of Fort Wayne, Indiana on Facebook.
  3. Allen County Community Album has over 70 collections of area photographs at the Allen County Public Library
  4. Allen Co IN Old Photos submitted by researchers on FamilyOldPhotos.com Free Old Photo Archive.
  5. FOUND: Photo of BAKER Family of Fort Wayne (1880's) a young couple with 3 children posted June 18, 2013 on Indiana Genealogical Society blog.
  6. "Click trip through city changes" by Emma Downs published October 30, 2011 in The Journal Gazette newspaper mentions their extensive photograph collection.
  7. Christopher Crawford: Photography Portfolios - 1994 to the present includes Fort Wayne area photos.
  8. The Fort Wayne 1x Project - on tumblr systematically documents the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  9. Fort Wayne IN Old Photos submitted by researchers on FamilyOldPhotos.com Free Old Photo Archive.
  10. Fort Wayne IN Trolley Coaches - Indiana Service Corporation (ISC) - Fort Wayne Transit (FWT) on TrolleyBuses.net
  11. History Center Digital Collections at IPFW - Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne on mastodon Digital Object Network.
  12. IPFW University Archives Gallery collection represents a small portion of the history of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) on mastodon Digital Object Network includes several image galleries including the History Center Digital Collections.
  13. The Indiana Album has over 200 images tagged with Fort Wayne
  14. Indiana School for Feeble-Minded Youth photo album on Vintage Fort Wayne closed group on Facebookhas lots of other photo albums.
  15. John Gevers professional site: http://www.johngevers.com/ and flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/newmediabrew/ has excellent detailed photographs of Fort Wayne.
  16. Journal Gazette's Throwback Thursdays archive photos posted on Twitter
  17. Penny Postcards from Indiana for Allen County and Fort Wayne on USGenWeb Archives. CardCow.com has 14 pages (264 cards) January 2013 of Fort Wayne, Indiana post cards and Summit City News Agency postcards of local scenes. Most contain addresses with postage.
  18. Postcards From Fort Wayne by kristinafh on flickr, also has other Albums with some more local photos
  19. Vintage Aerial has over 1554 rolls of film with flight maps for Allen County with 36 images each roll taken since the 1960s.
  20. Visit Fort Wayne Media Galleries  current photos will open your eyes to whats possible in Fort Wayne or Instagram gallery.
  21. You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebookphotos, postcards and newspaper clippings posted February 3, 2017, 15 more February 3, 2017, 15 more February 3, 2017, 15 more February 3, 2017, street scene February 4, 2017, 20+ bridges February 4, 2017, 40+ February 4, 2017, 25+ February 4, 2017, many comments on a large 1930s photo of downtown Fort Wayne Printing, Edison/General Electric Lamp and other old buidings February 7, 2017,

Books of Area Photographs

  1. Photos of everyday life give the 'Allen County Photo Album' a real community feel a sampling from The News-Sentinel's photo book on 100 years in the Fort in honor of its 175th anniversary published November 28, 2008 in The News-Sentinel newspaper. Allen County Photo Album book arrives November 11, 2008 on The News-Sentinel newspaper. Allen County Photo Album 1852-1954 by Brian Tombaugh, Laura Weston-Elchert of The News-Sentinel newspaper A book of beautiful and historic photographs of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana, from the archives of the News-Sentinel and our readers on Google Books published in 2008. They also have an Allen County Photo Album books Facebook page.
  2. Allen County Photo Album 1955-59 by Jon Swerens was discussed in New book signing in Bluffton published December 1, 2009 on the Allen County Photo Album blog.
Back to top

Additional Photograph Information

  1. American Museum of Natural History Starts Digitizing, Makes 7,000 Photos Available to the Public by Gannon Burgett published April 29, 2014 in PetaPixel.com brings 145 years worth of its historic photography collection to the computer age.
  2. Center for Digital Scholarship at IUPUI University Library. Site includes a variety of databases including historic Indiana atlases and maps, War of 1812 Collection, and Indianapolis city directories.
  3. Collections Search Center at the Smithsonian Institution has 8.6 million cataloged records. Their YouTube video Archives has videos such as Preserve Your Treasures: How To Remove Photos from a Sticky Album uploaded October 21, 2010 and Preserve Your Treasures: How To Store Your Photographs uploaded November 17, 2010.
  4. DeadFred has over 100,000 images anyone can upload to their site. Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 74 - An Amazing Story Featuring DeadFred
  5. DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTIONS at Indiana Historical Society
  6. GenDisasters - Events That Touched Our Ancestors' Lives has old photos.
  7. Historical Photographs Digital Collections Harold B. Lee Library at BYU.com Brigham Young University.
  8. How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before published August 12, 2012 on The Sociable.
  9. Indiana a collection of electric railroad, interurban, and streetcar photography from many eras on newDavesRailPix.com - railroad and trolley photos.
  10. Indiana Album has a couple hundred Fort Wayne photosand hundreds of business photos for northeast Indiana from Johnson Brothers Sign Company Collection of South Whitley, Whitley County, Indiana and much more.
  11. Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. DPLA Search page to over 45,000 results on Indiana Memory.
  12. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog has over one million digitized images of their 14 million item collection online.
  13. Life Magazine Photo Collection on Google has photos back to the 1860s organized by decade, including the Eavey Food Market, but not general searches like Fort Wayne or Allen County.
  14. Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection at the Allen County Public Library has over 3,500 ebooks on Internet Archive
  15. Moment in a moment Fake vintage, vintage photos are in vogue by Maura Judkis of the Washington Post newspaper published October 30, 2011 in the The Journal Gazette newspaper discusses the technique of taking photographs by overlaying historic photos in the same scene and location.
  16. Penny Postcards from Indiana on USGenWeb Archives.
  17. Personal Archiving Preserving Your Digital Memories from The Library of Congress.
  18. Prints and Photographs Online Catalog at the Library of Congress also on Flickr and American Memory Photographs
  19. Tips for Photographing Gravestones on Genealogy.com
  20. U. S. History Images by Karen J. Hatzigeorgiou images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way with just a couple of exceptions.
  21. U.S. National Archives photostream on Flickr
  22. Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project preserving the past and present for the future. Focuses on the Wabash Valley region in west central Indiana and east central Illinois, includes yearbooks, maps, and court records.
  23. W.H. BASS PHOTO CO. – INDIANA RAIL TRANSPORTATION IMAGES at Indiana Historical Society.
Back to top

Page updated: January 16, 2018