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     

  • Genealogy for Night Owls-Friday, October 28 from 5:30pm-midnight at KHCPL Main. For required registration and fee payment, call 765-626-0839 beginning September 28th.

  • HCGS Meeting, Saturday, November 5 from 10am-noon at KCHPL Main in meeting rooms A&B. Kirk Smith will speak on Russiaville History.

  • HCGS Meeting, Saturday, December 10 from 10am-noon at KHCPL Main in meeting rooms A&B. Genealogy Show & Tell

  • HCGS Meeting, Saturday, January 7 from 10am-noon at KHCPL Main in meeting rooms A&B. Speaker to be announced.