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|Vintage Booklets, Annuals, Yearbooks, and other Publications|
|Town of Culver||Lake Maxinkuckee||Culver Academy|
|Town of Culver|
The Culver City Herald 1898 Souvenir Edition - Chock full of vintage advertisements, articles, and photos, this book was reprinted recently by Culver's Antiquarian and Historical Society and is available for viewing in its entirety here.
Grace Historical Review, 1985 - Robert Rust's wonderful 1985 book commemorating the 100th anniversary of Grace Church in Culver is chock full of photos and detailed historical information.
Grace Down Through the Years: A Glimpse of the Life and Times of Grace United Church of Christ, Culver, Indiana, on the Occasion of the Seventy-fifth Anniversary, October, 1960 - Robert Rust was probably heavily involved in the making of this book as well, but it does contain some unique elements.
St. Mary's of the Lake Church Dedication and Formal Opening - A program book detailing the opening of the permanent St. Mary of the Lake church building, opened in 1955. The book gives some history of the church and also details the architecture and contents of the new building.
1913 Maxinkuckee Yearbook -- Most of the yearbook: faculty, students, advertisements, and more!
1919 Maxinkuckee Yearbook -- Most of the yearbook: faculty, students, advertisements, and more!
1920 Maxinkuckee Yearbook -- The entirety of the yearbook: faculty, students, advertisements, and more!
1977 Culver Elementary/Jr. High Yearbook - The complete book, a loan from Verl Shaffer.
True Detective Magazine: How Culver Captured Chicago's Marauding Gunmen - The complete article from the December, 1933 magazine, describing the robbery of the State Exchange Bank in downtown Culver.
The State Exchange Bank 1947 Souvenir Program and Photo Book - Chock full of photos of the bank and its staff.
The State Exchange Bank 1978 Souvenir Program and Photo Book - Chock full of photos of the bank and its staff.
When We Were Marmont: Images and writings from the days before Culver was Culver.
The Maxinkuckee Agricultural Fair 1895 - a rare book published when Culver was still Marmont, worth a look just for the advertisements alone, lent to the library by Culver's Antiquarian and Historical Society.
Maxinkuckee Moon: the entire sheet music printing from 1923, kindly donated to the library by Jeanne Epley!
"Chicago Girls Make Hit at Indiana Summer Resort," a strange and at times (unintentionally) humorous 1905 article from the Chicago American, describing the snubbing of Chicago's society women by Culver's and calling Culver "the Newport of Indiana." Thanks to Jim Peterson and Fred Karst for this one!
1898 Vedette, the CMA student publication, from the Culver Antiquarian and Historical Society.
Culver Academies Roll Call 1915: Excerpts from a very early yearbook from CMA, loaned generously by the Library's own Edna Taber.
Culver Academies Roll Call 1922: Excerpts from a 1922 yearbook from CMA, loaned generously by Martha Ryman.
CMA 1921-1922 Bulletin: complete '21-22 Bulletin contains details faculty information, student information, some wonderful photos, and a plethora of historical background on the Academy of the day.Thanks to Karen Coby and Mary Ann Rowe for the use of this artifact.
Legion Memorial Building 1924 Dedication Programme: features a collection of beautiful photographs of the exterior and interior of the building. The roster of the day of dedication can be seen on page 15. Thanks to Karen Coby and Mary Ann Rowe for the use of this artifact.
1932 CMA "Message Center" student handbook, including some wonderful images and advertisements, as well as a unique map of the campus area. From the Ted Schenberg collection.
The Culver Calendar - The Culver Calendar from the 1940s (probably the late 40s) includes a photo for each week of the year. Some -- though not all -- of these photos were taken by Col. Edward Payson.
Culver Summer Naval School Catalog 1911: In its entirety, full of photos and information.
Culver Summer Naval School Catalog 1918: This photo-rich publication is presented in its entirety (48 pages +!) here, as loaned to the library by Ted Schenberg.Culver Academies' Woodcraft Camp 75th Anniversary History Book by Maj. Dick Zimmerman, longtime Woodcraft (Indian Lore) instructor.
Summer School of Horsemanship Program at Culver Catalog - A 1960s book and catalog of the Summer School of Horsemanship at Culver Military Academy, full of great photos and information. Thanks to John Houghton for the donation of this book.
Woodcraft Camp Catalog, 1960s - Thanks to John Houghton for the donation of this book.
A Summer at Culver Woodcraft Camp - A promotional book and catalog advertising the benefits of Culver's summer programs, probably from the 1960s (thanks to John Houghton for the donation of this book).
Culver Summer Naval School Book and Catalog, 1960s - This catalog describing the Naval School program at Culver contains many rare photos and wonderfully detailed descriptions of the program. Thanks to John Houghton for the donation of this book.