Digital Archives

These items are located in the Local History Room at the Clinton Public Library. For Genealogy Requests please visit here.

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-NEWSPAPERS

The Clintonian (Newspaper)

Formerly “The Daily Clintonian” The Clintonian is the current newspaper being published for Vermillion County. Digital files have been provided by The Clintonian for the Library Records.

Microfilm records of “The Daily Clintonian” and “The Weekly Clintonian” prior to May 16th, 2020 are available at the Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

2020 – January February March May June July August September October November December Graduation Edition

2021 – January February March April May


-YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks for the local schools in Vermillion County, Indiana.

Clinton High School Yearbooks

Clinton High School was a public school in Clinton serving students in grades 7 through 12. It was created in 1886 and then from the consolidation in 1961 of former high schools in southern Vermillion County, Indiana, Dana High School, Hillsdale High School, St. Bernice High School, and Blanford High School. Then in 1977 Clinton was replaced by a new building and renamed South Vermilion High School. The school was located in the center of Clinton just off Main St in the 300 Block of Blackman St. Their football field and baseball field was located at Sportland Park on the south west side of Clinton.

Yearbooks have been scanned into JPEG Images or PDF Files. Click on the YEAR to view the document.

Helt Township High School Yearbooks

St. Bernice High School Yearbooks

1924 1927


-LOCAL SCHOOLS

CHS: Clinton High School

DOCUMENT: CHS: Class of 1933. Scrapbook Collection. Class reunion files. Spans many years.

DOCUMENT: CHS: Class of 1943. Scrapbook Collection. Class reunion Photos and files. Spans many years.

DOCUMENT: Clinton School Pictures 1967-2002 Reunion photos and files.


-LOCAL FAMILY HISTORIES

These family histories have been donated to the Clinton Public Library. Each document has been scanned into PDF files.

CONTO: Conto Family Tree (2013)

DOCUMENT: CONTO FAMILY TREE (click to view)

COMPILED BY: Carlene Wojciechowski

FAMILY NAME: Conto

FAMILY LOCATION: Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 

FAMILY MONARCHS: James Edward Conto (b. 1888 – d. 1966) & Teresa Marie (Boetto) Conto (b. 1899 – d. 1922)

CREATED: 2013

DONATED TO CPL: Conto Family

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: Folder

CPL CALL: None 

SCANNED: 4/25/2019

DAVIS: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills Families

DOCUMENT:  SALISBURY – DAVIS – HOOBLER – GOUTY – WILLS

COMPILED BY: Sandra Parcher – Eliner (Kerklingh) Svihla

FAMILY NAME: Salisbury, Davis, Hoobler, Gouty, Wills 

FAMILY LOCATION: England, Ireland, Canada, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1593 – 1998

FAMILY MONARCHS: William Villars (unknown) & Catherine (Hoobler) Villars (1827 – 1916)

Prichard Gouty (1766 – 1831) & Mary (Griffith) Gouty (unknown-1790)

James A. Wills (1862-1926) & Cora Bell Keller Wills (1867-1942)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills families

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929 FAM

SCANNED: 3/14/2019

DEIS: Deis / Frist Family

DOCUMENT:  A GENEALOGY OF THE FRIST FAMILY

COMPILED BY: William M. Frist, M.D. and Shirley Wilson C.G.

FAMILY NAME: Frist

FAMILY LOCATION: Germany, Netherlands, Holland, Scotland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mississippi, Tennessee, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1682 – Present

FAMILY MONARCHS: Jacob Fries (b: 1714 – d: 1801) & Anna Margaretha (Herkin) Fries (b: 1723 – d: 1770)

CREATED: 2004

DONATED TO CPL: Frist Family

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: Hard Bound Book

CPL CALL: REF: 929.209 FRI

SCANNED: 10/27/2020

ENGLE: John Engle Family

DOCUMENT:  ENGLE FAMILY HISTORY

COMPILED BY: Richard Paul Engle

FAMILY NAME: Engle

FAMILY LOCATION: Kentucky, California, Utah, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1804 – 1994

FAMILY MONARCHS: John Engle (b. 1804 – d. 1863) & Hannah (White) Engle (b. 1812 – d. 1865)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: The Engle Family

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring folder

CPL CALL: None 

SCANNED: 5/1/2019

GARBER: Martin Garber Family

DOCUMENT:  MARTIN GARBER

COMPILED BY: Loretta (Chrisman) Folsom

FAMILY NAME: Garber

FAMILY LOCATION: Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1740’s – Present

FAMILY MONARCHS: Martin Garber & Anna (Preston) Garber

CREATED: 2010

DONATED TO CPL: Garber Family

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring folder

CPL CALL: 929.2 DES 

SCANNED: 4/25/2019

GOUTY: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills Families

DOCUMENT:  SALISBURY – DAVIS – HOOBLER – GOUTY – WILLS

COMPILED BY: Sandra Parcher – Eliner (Kerklingh) Svihla

FAMILY NAME: Salisbury, Davis, Hoobler, Gouty, Wills 

FAMILY LOCATION: England, Ireland, Canada, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1593 – 1998

FAMILY MONARCHS: William Villars (unknown) & Catherine (Hoobler) Villars (1827 – 1916)

Prichard Gouty (1766 – 1831) & Mary (Griffith) Gouty (unknown-1790)

James A. Wills (1862-1926) & Cora Bell Keller Wills (1867-1942)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills families

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929 FAM

SCANNED: 3/14/2019

HOOBLER: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills Families

DOCUMENT:  SALISBURY – DAVIS – HOOBLER – GOUTY – WILLS

COMPILED BY: Sandra Parcher – Eliner (Kerklingh) Svihla

FAMILY NAME: Salisbury, Davis, Hoobler, Gouty, Wills 

FAMILY LOCATION: England, Ireland, Canada, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1593 – 1998

FAMILY MONARCHS: William Villars (unknown) & Catherine (Hoobler) Villars (1827 – 1916)

Prichard Gouty (1766 – 1831) & Mary (Griffith) Gouty (unknown-1790)

James A. Wills (1862-1926) & Cora Bell Keller Wills (1867-1942)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills families

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929 FAM

SCANNED: 3/14/2019

MARSHALL: Caleb Marshall Family

DOCUMENT:  The Caleb Marshall Family History (Click to view)
COMPILED BY: Marshall H. Brown
FAMILY NAME: Marshall
FAMILY LOCATION: England, Alabama, Virginia, Shelby County Kentucky, Parke County, Indiana
YEARS COVERED: 1704 to 1988
FAMILY MONARCHS: Lewis Marshall (1818-1877) & Elizabeth (Miller) Marshall (1829-1900)
CREATED: January 1988
DONATED TO CPL: Marshall Family
DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.
DESCRIPTION: Papers in 3 ring binder.
CPL CALL The Caleb Marshall Family History
SCANNED: 2/20/19

SALISBURY: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills Families

DOCUMENT:  SALISBURY – DAVIS – HOOBLER – GOUTY – WILLS

COMPILED BY: Sandra Parcher – Eliner (Kerklingh) Svihla

FAMILY NAME: Salisbury, Davis, Hoobler, Gouty, Wills 

FAMILY LOCATION: England, Ireland, Canada, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1593 – 1998

FAMILY MONARCHS: William Villars (unknown) & Catherine (Hoobler) Villars (1827 – 1916)

Prichard Gouty (1766 – 1831) & Mary (Griffith) Gouty (unknown-1790)

James A. Wills (1862-1926) & Cora Bell Keller Wills (1867-1942)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills families

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929 FAM

SCANNED: 3/14/2019

TENNIS: Samuel Tennis Family

NAME:  DESCENDENTS OF SAMUEL TENNIS

COMPILED BY: Loretta (Chrisman) Folsom

FAMILY NAME: Tennis

FAMILY LOCATION: Pennsylvania, Ohio, and finally Indiana

YEARS COVERED: @1730 – Present

FAMILY MONARCHS: Samuel Tennis (@1730 – unknown) & xxxx Morgan (unknown)

CREATED: 2010

DONATED TO CPL: Tennis Family

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929.2 DES

SCANNED: 3/11/2019

WANGELIN: Dorman Jenkins Wangelin Family

DOCUMENT: “The Genealogy of Dorman Jenkins Wangelin”

Date of Birth: January 7, 1936

Date of Death: January 15, 1999

WHITE: Anna’s Aviation Adventure

DOCUMENT:  ANNA’S AVIATION ADVENTURE (Click to view)
COMPILED BY: Anna White
FAMILY NAME: White
FAMILY LOCATION: Indiana
YEARS COVERED: 1950 – Present
FAMILY MONARCHS: Anna White (b. 1950)
CREATED: 2016
DONATED TO CPL: Anna White
DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.
DESCRIPTION: booklet & 3 ring folder
CPL CALL: None 
SCANNED: 5/15/19

WILLS: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills Families

DOCUMENT:  SALISBURY – DAVIS – HOOBLER – GOUTY – WILLS

COMPILED BY: Sandra Parcher – Eliner (Kerklingh) Svihla

FAMILY NAME: Salisbury, Davis, Hoobler, Gouty, Wills 

FAMILY LOCATION: England, Ireland, Canada, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana

YEARS COVERED: 1593 – 1998

FAMILY MONARCHS: William Villars (unknown) & Catherine (Hoobler) Villars (1827 – 1916)

Prichard Gouty (1766 – 1831) & Mary (Griffith) Gouty (unknown-1790)

James A. Wills (1862-1926) & Cora Bell Keller Wills (1867-1942)

CREATED: 1997

DONATED TO CPL: Salisbury – Davis – Hoobler – Gouty – Wills families

DOCUMENT LOCATION: Clinton Public Library’s Local History Room.

DESCRIPTION: 3 ring binder

CPL CALL: 929 FAM

SCANNED: 3/14/2019



-Taylor’s Opera House (Dana, Indiana)

DOCUMENT: May Music Festival (click to view)

Location: Taylor’s Opera House, Dana, Indiana

Dates: May 13-14-15, 1909



-MAJOR EVENTS

Citizen State Bank Robbery (1930 Clinton, IN) – Daily Clintonian Newspaper clippings of the 1930 Citizen State Bank Robbery.