Indiana University Northwest

Calumet Regional Archives Logo
News
Patron Use Rules for Manuscript Collections
Policy on Access & Use


IU Northwest Library

Contact Us
Meet our Staff
Our Calendar
Calumet Regional Archives Home
IU Northwest Home
 

Calumet Regional Archives

red line
CRA262 -- Charles J. Walker, Sr. Papers
  
Calumet Regional Archives

Inventory

0.50 Linear Feet
March 1987
Revised October 1998

Charles J. Walker, Sr. served as Gary's Building Commissioner, and later as City Traffic Engineer in the 1940s. The collection comprises a series of photographs taken during city traffic surveys. These images not only depict traffic scenes, but also include many views of Gary's downtown area, commercial districts, and residential neighborhoods in the mid-1930s and again the mid-1940's. Also, the collection contains a scrapbook and WPA project proposal providing data on traffic flow, roads, and safety.


Box File Description
1 1 Historical Information, Charles J. Walker, Sr.
2 Scrapbook, Charles J. Walker, Sr., (1943-1952)
3 Correspondence, Gary Safety Council, 1936-1937
4 Project Proposal, Traffic Survey, WPA, 1936

Subject Tracings

  • Aetna
  • American Bridge Company
  • Buildings-Commercial
  • Buildings-Residential
  • Business/Industry
  • Gary Railways
  • Gary Safety Council
  • Miller
  • Roads
  • Transportation
  • Urbanization
  • Walker, Charles J., Sr.
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)