Welcome to the Howard County Memory Project


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~The Howard County Memory Project website was established in 2002 and focused on local high school yearbooks.  Within this site today, you will find multiple databases and digitized items especially for genealogy and local history researchers.  We continue to add items of interest and we hope you will check back often as this site continues to grow.




Click Here to view our two new Genealogy databases: 

  • ProQuest African American Heritage is an invaluable resource for not only scholars but also researchers in black studies, linguistics, the black literary heritage, and comparative studies
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 1.5 million high-resoluction, full color historic maps.

Genealogy & Local History Services

at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library

220 N. Union St.
Kokomo, IN 46901


******* NEW HOURS ********

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED


 For more information on any of these events, please contact Amy Russell at 765.626.0838 or arussell@KHCPL.org     

  • HCGS monthly meeting, Monday, August 14 from 6pm-8pm in meeting rooms A&B. Speaker to be announced.
  • Scaling Your Brick Walls, Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6pm-8pm at KHCPL Main. This 4-week genealogy class is for the intermediate level researcher. Topics include searching criminal, court, immigration, passenger, probate, and land records. Course fee is $20. Class size limited, registration required. Register and pay fee beginning August 7th in the Genealogy & Local History Department.
  • HCGS monthly meeting, Monday, September 11 from 6pm-8pm in meeting rooms A&B. Speaker to be announced.
  • Silent Auction, October 1-31. Our Silent Auction of duplicate or susperseded genealogical and historical materials. Beginning October 1 a listing of auction items will be available online.
  • Saturday, October 7 from 10am until noon, DAR and CAR will provide information on the application process for joining these lineage societies. For more information, contact Amy Russell at 765-626-0838. To register for the event, pay the fee in GLHD beginning September 13th.