This image shows the W.A.C. at the Colwell's Lake Cottage. Pictured are: (back) Mrs. Bowser, Harold Bowser, Mrs. B. F. Hoy, Mrs. Idas Huonn, Mrs. Perry Sfrague, Mrs. Rothenberger. (Center) Mrs. Norah Colwell. (Front) Mrs. Edith Hidner, Mrs. Georgia...
Starke County (Ind.) ; Automobile service stations; Advertisements;
In the early 1930s, Lakeside Garage was located in Winona, Indiana. Winona was a small town located on Bass Lake's northeast corner. William Vergin was the proprieter. The lake's fire truck was housed in his garage at that time. The...
Starke County (Ind.) ; Posters; Memorabilia; Dance;
This poster advertises Ginger and His Ginger Snaps at the Crystal Gardens . At the time you could buy tickets at the Crystal Gardens and at the Blue Dog Kennels. The Blue Dog Kennels was a dance pavilion attached to the Taggart Hotel on Bass...
Starke County (Ind.) ; Lakes & ponds; Boats; Residential streets;
This is a view of the residential area on the west side of Bass Lake near 1940. As can be seen, many residents had begun to build their own docks to tie up their boats as well as develop areas to picnic right on the lake's edge.
Starke County (Ind.) ; Advertisements; Grocery stores;
E & H Reser was a grocery store located in Winona, a small town on Bass Lake's northeast corner. The store offered groceries, meat, fruit and produce. The advertisement is taken from a 1932 issue of the Bass Lake Times.
Starke County (Ind.) ; Advertisements; Dance halls; Music;
The Blue Dog was a dance hall located on Bass Lake's west side and part of the Taggart Hotel. Dorothy Bush was the Manager at the time of this ad. The advertisement is taken from a 1932 issue of the Bass Lake Times.