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Photo of Michael W. Campbell, publisher of Vintage Views.

Vintage Views - Issue 21 - Winter 2012/2013

Content this issue

  • As I Remember – Mike’s Dad (by William F. Campbell) p3
  • From the County Historian – A Walk Through History (by Judy Kanne) p5
  • Main Street Rensselaer – Welcoming our Newest Park (by Carole Beaver) p7
  • The Potawotamies (from the Rensselaer Republican) p9
Photo of a man in military uniform and a woman in a winter coat.

Vintage Views - Issue 22 - Winter 2013

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian - (by Judy Kanne) p3
  • Phil Wood, Jr. (by Russ Martin) p7
  • Jasper County Courthouse (from the Centennial Book and the Rededication Program) p11
  • The Parks of Rensselaer (by Marsha Gratner) p18
  • The Old Rensselaer Armory (by Ed Davisson) p20
Photo of two young girls with a red cross box and poster

Vintage Views - Issue 23 - Winter 2014

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian - Dean Putt, Gentleman and Poet (by Judy Kanne) p3
  • Hollis G. “Holly” Hayes (as told to Sue Caldwell) p7
  • My School Days (by Bessie Eger Grant, from the Jasper Magazine, May 17, 1976) p14
  • In Memorium (by John Groppe) p18
  • J.A. Grant & Son Motor Freight (by Ed Davisson) p21
Photo of Wright’s Furniture Store early during the fire of 1948.

Vintage Views - Issue 24 - Summer 2015

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian - Dean Putt, Gentleman and Poet (by Judy Kanne) p3
  • Rensselaer Auto Parts (by Ron Podell, from the Hoosier Heritage, Sept. 25, 1988) p5
  • Monnett School (by Rex Smith, from the Rensselaer Republican, Aug. 1, 1973) p6
  • Wright’s Furniture(by Grant Edward Davisson) p11
Faded yellowed photo of child sitting astride a live donkey with Santa.

Vintage Views - Issue 25 - Summer 2016

Content this issue

  • From the County Historian - The Rensselaer Republican's Gossiper Lefty Clark (by Judy Kanne) p3
  • Kevin Moriarty (by John D. Groppe) p7
  • Reverend Helenor M. Davisson (by Sue Caldwell) p11
  • Ramon Sayler (by Judy Kanne) p15