Barbara Stodola

By focusing on the individual histories of Michigan City's beach communities, author Barbara Stodola relates the economic, social, and recreational history that distinguishes these lakeshore communities. Ms. Stodola chronicles the area's past, from the time of the Potawatomi Indians to the middle of the 20th century, through a collection of almost 200 vintage photographs. Ms. Stodola is an architectural historian, educator, newspaper columnist, and resident of Michigan City.