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CRA051 -- East Chicago Collection
  
Calumet Regional Archives

Inventory

5.25 Linear Feet
April 1995
Revised September 1996
Revised November 1997
Revised February 1998
Revised October 1998
Revised May 1999
Revised November 1999
Revised April 2000
Revised January 2001
Revised November 2001
Revised June 2002
Revised October 2004
Revised February 2007
August 2008; November 2000; October 2009

Box File Description
1 1 Booklet, East Chicago-Indiana Harbor, Twin Cities of Indiana: Political...Historical...Industrial, 1913
2-3 Magazine, East Chicago, Indiana, East Chicago Chamber of Commerce, 1925-1927
4 Report, Planning for the Future of East Chicago, Indiana, 1926
5 Brochure, East Chicago, ca. 1958
6 City Directory, East Chicago, 1958
7 Directory of Resources, East Chicago, 1961-1964, 1991
8 Program, East Chicago Diamond Jubilee Historic Record, 1968
9 Community Analysis of East Chicago, ca. 1980, 1992
10 Calendar, East Chicago Centennial, 1993


Series: East Chicago Government
Box File Description
1 11 General Plan for East Chicago, 1959
12 Zoning Ordinance, East Chicago, 1960
13 Financial Report, City of East Chicago, 1963
14 Budget, City of East Chicago, 1965
15 Final Report, Tax Committee, East Chicago Chamber of Commerce, 1966
16 Yearbook, East Chicago, Indiana Harbor, and Whiting Police Dept., 1915
17-18 Annual Reports, East Chicago Fire Dept., 1956, 1958, 1960-1962, 1969, 1971
19 Program, History of East Chicago Fire Dept., 1989
20 Program, East Chicago Human Rights Commission, 1991
21 Annual Report, Department of Public Sanitation, City of East Chicago, 1956
22 Annual Report, Fair Employment Practice Commission, East Chicago, 1960
  23 Engineering Report, Water Supply, Storage, Distribution and Treatment Facilities, East Chicago Water Works, 1960
24 Report, Cost Allocation, East Chicago Water Pollution Abatement Project, 1968
25 Report, Neighborhood Youth Corps, East Chicago, 1966
26 Annual Reports, East Chicago Public Library, 1959, 1961-1963
27 Publications, East Chicago Public Library, 1989 --
28 Annual Reports, East Chicago Redevelopment Commission, 1959-1963
29 Brochure, Commercial Relocation Facts, East Chicago Redevelopment Commission, n.d.
30 Brochure, Residential Relocation Facts, East Chicago Redevelopment Commission, n.d.
31 Report, Urban Renewal Plan and Relocation Plan for Indiana Harbor Urban Renewal, Area no. 1, 1959
32 Report, Here's the Picture of Indiana Harbor's Urban Renewal Project no.1, 1959
33 Report, Preliminary Plan for Redevelopment Area, Indiana Harbor Urban Renewal Area, 1956
  34 Report, Preliminary Draft of East Chicago Report on Proposal Community Redevelopment Plan, 1954
2 1 Report, East Chicago Housing Sub-Committee on Proposed Community Redevelopment Plan, 1954
  2 Pamphlet, You Make the Difference: A Guide to Pollution Prevention in East Chicago, Indiana, East Chicago Sanitary District, Wastewater Division, n.d.
  3 Report, East Chicago Vital Statistics Summary, 1984


Series: Arts / Entertainment
Box File Description
2 4 Annual Report, Riley Cultural and Art Center, 1973
5 Program, John C. Templeton: East Chicago Steelworker and Painter, 1992
6 Booklet, Theaters of East Chicago, n.d.


Series: Business / Industry
Box File Description
2 7 Anniversary Book, "50 Years in Steel: The Story of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company", 1950
8 Program, LTV Steel's Indiana Harbor Works, 1991
9 Newsletters, East Chicago Chamber of Commerce, 1959-1961, 1972
10 Industrial Directory, East Chicago, 1961, 1972, 1983, n.d.
11-12 Annual Reports, United States Gypsum Company, 1970-1980
13 Annual Reports, Lykes-Youngstown Corporation, 1974-1976
14 Newsletter, Trimark, Cities Service Oil Company, May-June 1970
15 Newsletter, The Refinery News, (ECI Refinery), 1976-1981
16-17 Typescript, "Six Years of Collective Bargaining: Cities Service Oil Company, East Chicago, Indiana," by E.H.Roy, Superintendent, March 1, 1940
18 Book, A Great Name in Oil: Sinclair Through Fifty Years, 1966
19 Brochure, Indiana Harbor National Bank, Liberty Bonds, ca. 1918
20 Salesman's packet, Calumet Iron & Supply Co., n.d., with photographs, (8), no id., n.d.
20a Pamphlet, Resorts Casino East Chcago, n.d.


Series: Churches
Box File Description
2 21 Anniversary Booklet, Golden Jubilee, Church of St. Basil the Great, 1973
22 Typescript, History of St. Mary Parish, n.d.
23 Constitution and By-Laws/Annual Report, First Congregational Church, 1954, 1961-1962
24 Handbook/Annual Report/Bulletin, United Church of Christ (Congregational), 1964-1965, 1967, 1984
25 Newsletter, St. Joseph's Carmelite Home for Girls, 1988-1989
26 Anniversary Booklet, Central Baptist Church, 1979
27 Program, East Chicago's Spiritual Heritage, 1991


Series: Community Organizations
Box File Description
2 28 Publications, East Chicago Historical Society, 1966-1974
29 Newsletters/Articles, United Citizens Organization, 1987-
30 Reports, United Citizens Organization Jobs Through Recycling Project, 1984-1987
31 Organizational Materials, Calumet Project for Industrial Jobs, 1986
32 Pamphlet, Katherine House: 75 Years of Serving East Chicago, ca. 1994
33 Program, East Chicago Exchange Club, 1991


Series: Education
Box File Description
2 34 Yearbook, Lotus, 1916 (yearbook filing cabinet)
35-38 Yearbook, Anvil, East Chicago High School, (1918-1924)(yearbook filing cabinet)
  39-42 Yearbook, Anvil, Washington High School, 1927-1928, 1942 (yearbook filing cabinet); 1961(yearbook bookcase)
43 Yearbook, The Cardinal, 1996 (yearbook bookcase)
3 1 Report, Building and City Survey, East Chicago Public Schools, 1956
2 Yearbook, St. Mary School, 1976
3 List, Senior Awards, Washington High School, 1947
4 Booklet, The Riders and Review, 1937-1967 (Roosevelt High School)
5 Program, Viva la Hispanidad Committee, Tenth Anniversary Dinner Dance, East Chicago Central High School, 1996
6 Program, East Chicago Education, 1990
7 Booklet, East Chicago Washington High School Alumni Association Directory, 2004
8 Newsletter, "The Anvil", Washington High School Alumni Association, (2004- )


Series: Ethnic Groups
Box File Description
3 9 Anniversary Booklet, Croation Chorus, "Sloga", 1982
10 Program, Inauguration Dance, Latin American Veterans Club, 1946
11 News articles, Ethnicity in East Chicago, 1986
12 Programs, Ethnic Groups in East Chicago Exhibits, 1989
13 Report, Mexican Repatriation, 1932
14 Script," The Portrayal of Historical Black Achievements of East Chicago, Indiana," 1982
15 Various, "The Portrayal of Historical Black Achievements of East Chicago, Indiana," 1982
16 Dedication/Anniversary Booklet, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church Hall, 1971
17 Program, 36th Annual Serbian National Federation Basketball Tournament, 1975
18 Program, 12th Annual Serbian Orthodox Church Association Festival, 1977
19 Report, Ethnic Minorities in the East Chicago Community, by Simon Miller, ca. 1959
20 Booklet, Recuerdos La Fiesta Mexicana, 1944
21 Program, Puerto Rican Parade and Festival, 1992
22 Anniversary Booklet, Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church of St. George, 1961
23 Program, 1st Hispanic Unity Ball, 1990
24 Ledger, Polish Legion of American Veterans, Post no. 36, 1939-1945


Series: Politics
Box File Description
3 25 Program, The History of Politics in East Chicago, 1989
26 Cookbook, "Bob's Cooks' Tours of East Chicago", (Robert Pastrick), 1971
27 Booklet, Mayors of East Chicago, n.d.
28 Print-out, City of East Chicago website, January 30, 2006


Series: Sports
Box File Description
3 29 Program, City of Champions: Sports History in East Chicago, 1989
30 Pamphlet, Baseball in East Chicago, n.d.
31 Program, Awards Banquet, Indiana Harbor Little League, 1971
32 Yearbook, American Amateur Baseball Congress Regional Tournament, 1972


Series: Various
Box File Description
3 33 Report, Joint Statement to U.S. Army Engineers, Hearing on Tri-City Port, 1963
34 Final Report, East Chicago Real Property Inventory and Occupancy Survey, 1935
35 Reports, Census of Housing, East Chicago, 1950-1960
4 1-3 Manuscript, East Chicago and the Depression, John Letica, n.d.
4 Program, From Finance to Philanthropy: The Life of Colonel Walter J. Riley, 1989
5 Booklets, Twin City Tale: Stories from East Chicago's Century of People, n.d.
6 Booklet, East Chicago Veterans, n.d.
7 Booklet, The Titanic's East Chicago Connection, n.d.
8 Pamphlet, Dillinger Strikes in East Chicago, n.d.
9 Pamphlet, Gobble Day (annexation wars), n.d.
10 Pamphlet, East Chicago's Women, n.d.
11 Program, The Lakefront: Eight Decades of Development, 1990
12 Statistics, Activities, Twin City Recreation Center, Guthrie Street, n.d.
13 Statistics, Visiting Nurses, East Chicago, n.d.
14 Comic Book, "The Incredible Street Freaks", by Jim Ventura, 1991
15 Report, Biological Opinion Regarding the Effects of the Indiana Harbor and Canal Maintenance Dredging and Disposal Project on the Peregrine Falcon, 1996


Series: Papers / Articles
Box File Description
4 16 Thesis ,"The Role of Our Lady of Guadelupe Parish in the Adjustment of The Mexican Community to Life in the Indiana Harbor Area," Sister Mary Helen Rogers, 1952
17 Study, Mexican-Americans in a Midwest Metropolis: a Study of East Chicago by Julian Samora and Richard A. Lamanna. Advance Report 8, Mexican-American Study Project, UCLA, 1967
18 Paper, Mexican Independence Day: East Chicago, Indiana, 1990
19 Paper, "Una Colonia de Obreros: East Chicago, Indiana," Ciro Sepulveda, 1976
20 Paper, "Exile and Union in Indiana Harbor: Los Obreros Catholics "San Jose" and El Amigo del Hogar, 1925-1930," Spencer Leitman, n.d.
21 "The Latin Times-The Midwest's Most Popular Latin Weekly", 1983
22 "Mexican Repatriation in East Chicago, Indiana," 1974
23 Article, "Research Note-Una Colonia de Obreros: East Chicago, Indiana" by Ciro Sepulveda, AZTLAN, v.7, no.2, 1978(?)
24 Article, "Reaffirmation of Identity: a Latino Case in East Chicago," by Philip Brandt George, Indiana Folklore, v.10, 1977 (2)
25 Newsarticle,"South of the Border Market Thrives in North Lake County," The Times, Nov. 13, 1989
26 Article,"Mexicanos in Indiana Harbor during the 1920's: Prosperity and Depression," Francisco Rosales, Revista Chicano-Riquena, vol.4, Otono 1976
27 Newsarticle, "Owners Remember Hotel's Better Days," (Mohawk Hotel), The Times, April 30, 1989
28 Newsarticle, Mayor Talks About Job, Loyalty, Elections, The Times, May 1, 1994
29 Newsarticle, "Poet Inspired By Hispanic Heritage," The Times, December 17, 1989
30 Newsarticle, "The Last City Machine in America," U.S. News and World Report, Aug. 21, 1989
31 Newsarticle, "Sleeping Political Giant is Waking Up," Post-Tribune, June 10, 1991
32 Article, "This Town Lost the Election," 1942
32a Newsarticle, "28 in Row for '28 Senators", The Times, March 18, 1958
33 Extract, "Autumn Leaves," Robert Louis Meyer, 1985 (inc. The Steel and Pedro)
34 Newsarticles, "Immigrant Doubles Earnings Here," The Times, December 10, 1989
35 Newsarticle, Holy Trinity Croation Catholic Church, 50th Anniversary, The Times, May 19, 1967
36 Newsarticle, "Musty Vault Yields Historic Lore of Forgotten Twin City," Post-Tribune, Nov. 6, 1966
` 37 Newsarticle, "East Chicago Candy Lady Marks 90th Birthday With Many Memories," Post-Tribune, Jan. 19, 1978
38 Booklets, Twin City Tales, n.d.
39 Newsarticle, "Move Nears for Residents of Brickyard," The Times, August 27, 1995
40 Newsarticle, "The King of Steeltown", The Times, September 22, 2003
41 Newsarticle, "It's Not a Secret" (Betsy Palmer), The Times, July 11, 2004


Other
Box File Description
5 Various, Marktown, (1974- )
7   The Bulletin, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1952, 1956
    Poster, Mexican Independence Day, 1947
    Report, 15 Most Historic Structures and Districts, East Chicago, Indiana, by Paul Myers, June 2006
    Negative, (1), Haft-Green Company, ca. 1925 (GLASS)
8   Employee cards, (150), Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, ca. 1920s

 


Oversize (Auxiliary Storage)
Description
Photographs, (4), Banquets, Mark Manufacturing Company, 1919-1920
Maps, (4), East Chicago, 1934, 1940, n.d.
Map, (1), Precincts, East Chicago, 1965-1966
Map, (1), Calumet and Indiana Harbors, 1957
Maps, (2), East Chicago Zoning, 1946, 1958
Maps, (3), East Chicago Blocks, 1952, n.d.
Map, (1), Southside, n.d.
Map, (1), East Calumet, n.d.
Map, (1), Northside, n.d.
Map, (1), Indiana Habor, n.d.
Map, (1), New Addition, n.d.
Newspaper, The Central Perspective, East Chicago Central High School, 1997--
Musical score, "East Chicago", words and music by Alpha Ordner Johns, n.d.


Subject Tracings
  • American Steel Foundries
  • Calumet Project for Industrial Jobs
  • Carmelite Home for Girls
  • Central Baptist Church (East Chicago)
  • Central High School (East Chicago)
  • Churches, East Chicago
  • Cities Service Oil Company
  • Community Organizations
  • Croation Chorus
  • E.C.I. Refinery
  • East Chicago, Indiana
  • East Chicago -- Politics and government
  • East Chicago Chamber of Commerce
  • East Chicago Fire Department
  • East Chicago Historical Society
  • East Chicago Police Department
  • East Chicago Public Library
  • East Chicago Redevelopment Commission
  • East Chicago Sanitary District
  • East Chicago Water Works
  • Economic Development Plans
  • Ethnic Groups
  • First Congregational Church (East Chicago)
  • First State Trust and Savings Bank
  • Folklore
  • GEM Theatre
  • German American Car Company
  • Graver Tank Works
  • Haft-Green Company
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Holy Trinity Croation Catholic Church
  • Indiana Harbor
  • Indiana Harbor Methodist Church
  • Indiana Harbor Ship Canal
  • Industry
  • Inland Iron Works
  • Inland Steel Company
  • Interstate Iron and Steel Company
  • Katherine House
  • Latin American Veterans Club
  • Mark Manufacturing Company
  • Marktown
  • Music
  • Our Lady of Guadelupe Church
  • Politicians -- East Chicago
  • Riley Cultural and Art Center
  • Roosevelt High School (East Chicago)
  • Schools, East Chicago
  • Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church of St. George
  • South Bay Hotel
  • Sports
  • St. John's Church (East Chicago)
  • St. Mary's Church (East Chicago)
  • Steel
  • Superheater Company, The
  • Tod Opera House
  • Tod Park (East Chicago)
  • Twin City Recreation Center
  • United Church of Christ (Congregational)
  • United Citizens Organization
  • United States Gypsum Company
  • Urban Renewal
  • Visiting Nurses Association
  • Ward-Dickey Steel Company
  • Washington High School (East Chicago)
  • Whiting Police Department
  • Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company