Digital Collections of Willard Library

Archive Galleries

Evansville Historic Photo Collection

Archived photographs of Evansville and the surrounding area document people, places, and events from the 1870s to the present. (Many available to view online.)

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Evansville Historic Postcard Collection

Search and view historical postcards with scenes of Evansville, Indiana, from the archives of Willard Library. (Postcards are available to view online.)

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Evansville Streets & Buildings

Search for information in the library’s archives about residences and commercial businesses in Evansville from the mid-1800’s.

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Archive Indexes

Church Index

A valuable alternative source for genealogical information found in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, church records, such as baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.

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Evansville High School Senior Pictures

Index of high school senior photos from mid-1950s to mid-1980s, from Koch’s Studio, Evansville, Indiana.

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Evansville Historic Newspaper Index

Index of microfilmed articles in Evansville, Indiana, newspapers from 1821 to 1860, in the library’s genealogy and local history collection.

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Evansville Radio Scripts Index

Index of individuals mentioned in Evansville, Indiana, radio news programs on WEOA and WGBF from 1941 to 1949 and 1966 to 1974.

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Ministers Index

A valuable alternative source for genealogical information found in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, church records, such as baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.

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Vanderburgh County Biographies

Index of biographical data about individuals associated with Vanderburgh County, Indiana, from mid-1850s to 1990s.

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Vanderburgh County Companies

Search by company name for news and miscellaneous information in the library’s archives about selected Vanderburgh County businesses dating back to the mid-1800s.

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Vanderburgh County Marriage Index

Vanderburgh County, Indiana, marriages from 1920 to 1979 and a form to request county records.

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