COLLECTIONS INDEX

The Whiting-Robertsdale Historical Society has a robust archive of items from the community. Whether it be photos, items/objects or articles on subjects pertaining to the community, you can find that information below. 


GENERAL INDEX

People

Learn more about the people that have built the Whiting-Robertsdale community.

places

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Events

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MEMORIES

Over the years, the WR Historical Society has collected memories of the residents of the community. 

Objects

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FEATURED

Check out the latest history article about the Whiting-Robertsdale community. A new story is published every week.


A-Z INDEX

View the A-Z index of our digital archives below. 

Amicus Club
Benjamin Franklin School History Bercik, Mary
Berry Lake Boardwalk Park
Central State Bank Building
Christmas a Century Ago Cinematic Whiting City Hall Clark High School Clark High School - Part Two Clark High School - Part Three
Community Center
Davidson, Henry
Downtown Whiting: A Door-to-Door Look
Early Whiting History
Elections: 1968 - Bobby Kennedy
Environment: Before Industrial Era
Famous Visitors: Jefferson Davis, Winston Churchill’s Father, Grover Cleveland, Jack Johnson, Wyatt Earp
Flu Epidemic of 1918
Fourth of July Fourth of July Parade
Gambling: Roby Horse Racing
Gansinger's Jeweler Gruener’s Grove Hoosier Theater
Horse Racing
Immaculate Conception Church
Ingraham, Bert
Lincoln, Abraham Murad, Ferid Nardis New York Avenue Memories
Odlivak, Al Origin of the Oilers Origins of Spring Training
Owls Club
Pierogi Fest® Phil Smidt’s
Railroads Arrive in Whiting
Refinery: “Christmas Star”
Roby Horse Racing
Snowstorms: The Blizzard of ‘67 Soltwedel, George
Sports: Ice Skating
Sports: Pedestrianism Sports: Whiting High School Football History St. Michael’s
St. Valentine’s Day History
Street Names
Tallest Building Telephone Comes to Whiting Vesely, Bernard J.
Vogel’s Restaurant
Water Gardens
Weather: The Blizzard of ‘67
What’s New in Whiting, 1929
Whiting: A Small City With A Bright Future
Whiting, Before There Was a Whiting
Whiting: How It Got Its Name
Whiting Park
Whiting Park: Lagoon
Whiting, Herbert “Pop” Whiting’s Halloween Parade
Whiting’s Skyscraper
Wolf Lake: Abe Lincoln Swam Here Wooden, John
World War One: Letters from Soldiers
World War One: Owls Club
World War One: Whiting Celebrates the End of the War
World War One: Whiting’s Foreign Born

World War One: Whiting’s Homefront World War One: Whiting Starts Paying the Price of War
119th Street: A Door-to-Door Look
1950s Trivia Test