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CRA063 -- Gary Historical Society Records
  
Calumet Regional Archives

Inventory

4.00 Linear Feet
September 1998
Revised January 2000
Revised January 2001



Series: Gary Historical Society Records
Box File Description
1 1 Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, Gary Historical Society, 1955, 1962
2 Correspondence, General, Gary Historical Society, 1961-1963, 1965, n.d.
3 Correspondence, Lake County Courthouse, 1970-1971
4 Financial Records, Gary Historical Society, (1940-1966)
5 Membership Information, Gary Historical Society, 1955-1962
6 Insurance Policies, Gary Historical Museum, 1959-1964
7 Guest Book, Gary Historical Museum, 1956-1958
8 News articles, Gary Historical Society, 1965, 1969


Series: Gary -- General
Box File Description
1 9 Incorporation Papers, Town of Gary, 1906
10 Incorporation Papers, Village of Tolleston, 1906
11 Price List, Gary Lots, Gary Land Company, 1906
12 Booklet, Gary: "The Magic City", Gary Land Company, Co. 1949
13 Script, "The Story of Gary, Indiana, 1906-1963," Narrated by Ted Thorne, 1963
14 Booklet, This is Gary, Gary League of Women Voters, ca. 1952
15 Lyrics, "Garyland, My Garyland," 1907
16 Booklet, Just For Fun, 1907
17 Coupons, City of Gary, 1915-1916
18 Program, Gary Silver Jubilee Pageant, 1931
1 19 Program, Gary Golden Jubilee, 1956
20 Minutes and Related Materials, Gary Golden Jubilee, 1954-1956
21 Telephone Directory, Gary Daily News, January 1908
22 Telephone Directory, Chicago Telephone Directory, Gary and Tolleston, October 1908
23 Telephone Directory, Calumet District,1956


Series: Gary Schools
Box File Description
1 24 Program, Fourth Annual Junior Play, "Daddy Long Legs," Emerson Auditorium, 1923
25 Program, Tenth Annual Senior Play, "Mice and Men," Emerson Auditorium, 1922
26 Narrative, Franklin School, n.d.
27 Newsletter, The Alumnus, November 1922
28-29 Programs, Commencement, Vocational Department, Gary Public Schools, 1929-1947
30 Booklet, Information Concerning Work-Study-Play Schools, Gary, Indiana: Circular of Information to Applicants for Teaching Positions, 1937-1938
31 Booklet, My Life Career: A Student Self-Help Manual on Guidance, 1931, 1935
32 Articles, "Bibliography of the Work-Study-Play, or Platoon, Plan," City School Leaflet No. 10, July 1923
33 Program, Dedication, James Henry Garnett Elementary School; Ivanhoe Elementary School; Jacques Marquette Elementary School, Arthur P. Melton Elementary School, John H. Vohr Elementary School, Daniel Hale Williams Elementary School, 1959
34 Reprint, "Consolidation and the Enriched Curriculum," John G. Rossman, The Nation's Schools, August 1928
1 35 Program, Emerson-South Bend Football Championship Game, 1923
36 Program, Gary High School Football Banquet, 1923


Series: Politics
Box File Description
1 37 Program, Municipal League of Indiana, Gary Commercial Club, 1913
38 Program, First Banquet, Pioneer Society of Gary, 1931
39 Membership Card, Pioneer Society of Gary, 1931
40 Campaign Card, Progressive Candidates for Judicial Offices of Lake County, 1914
41 Campaign Card, Pat L. Fitzgerald for City Judge, n.d.
42 Campaign Materials, Progressive Party, 1912-1914


Series: Various
Box File Description
1 43 Invitation, American Legion, Gary Memorial Post No. 17, First Annual Reception and Dance, 1919
44 Invitation, Masonic Social Club Reception, Gary, 1908
45 News articles, Gary Railways, 1911, n.d.
46 Inventory, Lands Owned by Local Interurban Railways: Gary and Interurban Railways; Gary Connecting Railway; Goshen, South Bend and Chicago Railroad Co.; and Valparaiso and Northern Railway Co.
47 News articles, Aluminum Scrap Drives, Second World War, 1941
48 Program, Golden Anniversary, Chopin Chorus, No.122, 1966
49 Program, First Banquet, Gary Commercial Club, 1907
50 Concert Programs, Gary Musical College, (1911-1920)
51 Program, Gary Music Festival, 1943
52 Program, The Elks Jollies of 1923, Gary Theatre, 1923
1 53 Membership Directory, Gary Chamber of Commerce, 1955
54 Calendar, 1906
55 Program, Founder's Day Banquet, 1956
56 Program, Cabaret Dinner and Formal Dance, University Club of Gary, 1914
57 Pamphlet, War Profits of the Patrioteers, The Searchlight Publishing Company (James H. McGill, President), 1920
58 Program, Tolleston "Old-Settlers" Centennial, 1951
59 Booklet, Specifications and Devices for Safety of Workmen, Illinois Steel Company, 1910
60 Various, Joseph Bailly / Bailly Homestead / Frances Howe, (1923- 1959)
61 Narrative, Lawsuits and Land Purchases, Gary, n.d.
62 News Article, First Couple to be Married in Gary, 1907
1 63 News Article, Gary High School Basketball Teams (Boy and Girls), 1919 (photograph copies)
64 News article, Coach George Veenker, 1959
65 News article, "Gary's Pioneer Music Man Dies in Michigan," Post-Tribune, May 15,1959
66 News article, "Yesterday's Beauty Queens are Attractive Mothers; Joni Ross Reigns Today," Post-Tribune May 20, 1959


Box File Description
4 Applications for Pioneer's Registration Gary's 25th Anniversary
5-6 Index Cards of Local Service Men From Second World War
8 Scrap Books, (5), Local News Clippings, 1909-1967


Oversized (shelved with collection)
Item Description
Newspaper The First Edition of the Gary Post-Tribune, 1906
News articles Joseph Bailly / Bailly Homestead, 1958, 1963-1965
Poster "Vote for Continued Republican Prosperity," 1932

Subject Tracings

  • Bailly, Joseph
  • Education
  • Gary Golden Jubilee
  • Gary Historical Society
  • Gary Railways
  • Gary Silver Jubilee
  • Politics
  • World War II