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CRA 009 -- Miller Collection Records
  
Calumet Regional Archives

CRA 009: Photographs | Postcards | Maps | Oversize

Inventory

1.25 Linear Feet
July 2002, February 2007,
March 2008


Box File Folder Description
1 1 Report, Miller, by Robert Catlin, ca. 1980
2 Various, Lake Street beach development proposal, 1999
3 Nomination Form, Miller Town Hall for National Register of Historic Places, 1976
4 Booklet, Miller: A Good Place to Be, Miller Citizen’s Corporation, ca. 1970s
5 Tax Receipt, John Westergren, March 26, 1885
6 Letter, John C. Fredericksen Manufacturing Co., 1919
7 Letter, Describing "The Cellar", 1968
8 Articles, Roberts Motel, 1972
9 Menu, Café 444, 2003
10 Flier, Miller Dunes Webb Do School of Karate and Self Defense, 2003
11 Historical Notes on Miller, n.d.
1 12 Notecards, History of Miller, n.d.
13 Newsletter, Duneland Notes, November, 1970 (Miller History)
14 Minute Book, Miller Parent-Teachers’ Association, December 6, 1922-June 11, 1942
15 Minute Book, Miller Parent-Teacher Association, September 23, 1930-June 11, 1942
16 Booklets, Chapel of the Dunes 50th Anniversary, 1951
17 Anniversary Booklet, Chapel of the Dunes, 1966
18 Diary, Arthur Blank, 1900
19 Poem, "Memories of ‘Ye Olde Town of Miller"’, by Jeannette Konley Mosier, nd.
20 Memoir, "When the Tidal Wave Took the Dance Hall Floor", 1927
21 Various, Reflections on Gay Mill, 1996?
22 Booklet, Memories of Miller,n.d.
1 23 Advertisement, Charlie King live Benefit Concert, Beach Café, n.d.
    SERIES: ARTICLES/NEWSARTICLES
  24 Article, "Some Interesting Examples of Sand Dunes," by Mary E. S. Davidson, Normal Instructor and Primary Plans, October 1917
25 Article, "The Whitechapel Men Really Knew How to Yuk It Up", Chicago Tribune Magazine, July 20, 1986
26 Newsarticle, "‘Next Stop Is Miller’s’ They Used to Say: That’s How We Got Named, n.d.
27 Newsarticle, "Progress and Pioneer Sabinske, Miller Vanguard, n.d.
28 Newsarticle, "Most Interesting Interview with Mrs. Druscilla Carr on ‘Pioneer Life in the Calumet Region 66 Years Age’ Read at Historical Meet by J.W. Lester", Gary Evening Post and Daily Tribune, March 10, 1922
29 Newsarticle, "Chapel of the Dunes Organized in 1902", The Miller Weekly, October 11, 1940
30 Newsarticle, "Miller’s Memorial to Ourstanding Educator", The Miller Weekly, October 11, 1940
31 Newsarticles, "Church Observes 75th Anniversary" (Bethel Lutheran), Gary Post-Tribune, October 29, 1949; "90th Anniversary of Bethel Lutheran", The Herald. Miller-Aetna edition. September 24, 1964; "Pioneer Miller Church Marks 90th Anniversary", Post-Tribune, September 20, 1964
32 Newsarticle, "Chapel of the Dunes to Mark 50th Anniversary", May 19, 1951
33 Newsarticle, "Father Outlines His Role as Both Baby Sitter and Homemaker in New Book", Chicago Daily Tribune, April 23, 1953
1 34 Newsarticles, Fred Carr, March 2, 1954; n.d.; October 20, 1963
35 Newsarticle, "Business as Usual for One of Gary’s Oldest Industries", Gary Post-Tribune, April 24, 1954
36 Newsarticle, "Old Bill Recalls 1st Flight’ in ‘95 in Miller, Founding of Steel City", The Gary Post-Tribune, September 18, 1954
37 Newsarticles, Blank Family, Miller Herald, October 13, 1955; September 29, 1966; n.d.
38 Newsarticle, "Miller’s Early Problems Recalled by Three Pioneering Councilmen, Stickney, Warrilow and Snowden", The Miller Herald, November 3, 1955
39 Newsarticle, "It’s No Joke! Haven Hill’s ‘For the Birds"’, Post-Tribune, November 13, 1955
40 Newsarticle, "Marquette Park Methodist Church, (1955-1956)
41 Newsarticle, "Mermaids Promenade on Sand", Post-Tribune, May 20, 1956
42 Newsarticle, "Miller Grew From Idea for Harbor", The Gary Post-Tribune, Jubilee Edition, June 3, 1956
43 Newsarticle, "Annexation of Miller Yule Gift to Gary", December 24, 1958
44 Newsarticle, "Sensational Land Deal in Miller", Gary Post-Tribune, July 22, 1962
1 45 Newsarticle, "Bank Project Razing Uncovers Early Miller History", Post-Tribune, June 14, 1964
46 Newsarticle, "Miller Cemetery: Little-Known, Century-Plus-Old Gary Landmark", Post-Tribune, December 5, 1965
47 Newsarticle, "Old Miller Home Gets Face Lift", Post-Tribune, November 21, 1966
48 Newsarticle, "Druscilla Carr: She Stood Her Ground", Post-Tribune, August 3, 1974
49 Newsarticle, "An Emergence of Economies", Times, May 11, 1997
50 Article, "On Wind's Wings: Octave Chanute and the Indiana Dunes," Traces, Spring 2003

Box Description
2 Newspapers, (2), The Miller Vanguard, August 17, 1965; August 27, 1965
Newspaper, Eastern Calumet Regionews, December 31, 1959


Location Description
Oversized on Shelf Advertising Materials, Miller Station Saloon, n.d.
  Poster, Miller Garden Club presents Va-Va-Bloom, 2007
Oversized Auxiliary Storage Map, (1), Miller and Ogden Dunes, 1956


Subject Tracings

  • Bethel Lutheran Church (Miller)
  • Blank Family
  • Carr Family
  • The Cellar
  • Chanute, Octave
  • Chapel of the Dunes
  • Churches, Miller
  • Gary Silver Jubilee
  • Grand Calumet River
  • Indiana Dunes
  • Long lake
  • Marquette, Father
  • Marquette Park
  • Marquette Park Methodist Church
  • Miller
  • Miller Citizens Corporation
  • Miller School
  • Motels, Miller
  • Recreation
  • Restaurants, Miller
  • Roberts, Herman
  • Sandmining
  • Schools, Miller
  • Westergren, William
  • Wirt School