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CRA460 -- Maurice Yancy Roosevelt High School Reunion Photograph Collection
  
Calumet Regional Archives

CRA460

Preliminary Inventory

2.50 Linear Feet
5 boxes
October 2008; August 2013

This collection documents various reunions of the Class of 1957, Roosevelt High School, Gary, Indiana. The photographs, albums, and other materials were gathered by Gary Native Maurice Yancy, a member of the Class of 1957.

Please note that the inventory below provides information on the documents and photographs in the collection. To view the actual files and photographs, researchers must visit the Calumet Regional Archives. Please contact Archivist Stephen McShane at 219-980-6628 or email smcshane@iun.edu to schedule an appointment to visit the Archives.


Box File Description
1 1

Photographs, (31), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, 25th Year Reunion Album, aka "The Bad Old Guy from the Good Old Days", 1982

    Photographs, (12), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, 20th Year Reunion, 1977
   

Booklet, Roosevelt at 50 Golden Jubilee Program,1980

    Newsarticle, "Teacher Ruth Taylor to Leave Gary," n.d.
  2 Photographs, (96), "Memories of Here and Now," Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, 45th Year Reunion Album, 2002
  3 Photographs, (96), Roosevelt High School Diamond Jubilee Ball, 2004
  4 Photographs, (51), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, "57@50", from Mary Louise (Nichols) Jones album, 2007
5 Photographs, (96), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, "Golden Class of 1957" Album, 2007
6 Booklet, Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, Golden Reunion Souvenir Booklet, 2007
7 Booklet, Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, Golden Reunion Companion Booklet, 2008
8 Booklet, Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, Souvenir/Gary Trivia, 2007
 
2 1 Photographs, (153), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, 30th Reunion Album, "Enjoy Our Class Acts", 1987
    Class of 1957 Black and Gold Annual Replica
    30th Reunion, "Time was Kind"
2 Photographs, (74), Roosevelt High School, Class of 1957, 40th Reunion Album, "Rooseveltian", 1997
  Class of 1957 White and Crimson Annual Replica
3 Classmate Obituaries--Henry Adams, Juanetta (Fears) Bailey, Maurice Everett, Booker Griffin, Jesse Harris, Laurice (Allen) Jones, Ed LaMarr Moore, Quinton Nunn, and Benjamin Perry
 
3 1

Obverse: Article, "The Younger Generation", Rooseveltian, 1945
Reverse: Photograph, "The Younger Generation Class of '57', Kindergarten, 1945

2

Obverse: Article, "$67,000 Loss in School Fire," Post-Tribune, October 30, 1945
Reverse: Article, "Roosevelt School is Largest," Post-Tribune Jubilee Edition, June 3, 1945

3

Obverse: Article, "25 Years of Growth and Achievement--Roosevelt Story," Post-Tribune, June 17, 1950
Reverse: continuation of "25 Years of Growth and Achievement--Roosevelt Story"

4

Obverse: continuation of "25 Years of Growth and Achievement--Roosevelt Story"-photos
Reverse: Article, "25 Years of Growth and Achievement--Roosevelt Story," Post-Tribune, June 17, 1950 (copy 2)

5

Obverse: Selected photographs, Grade School Class of '57', Rooseveltian, 1953
Reverse: Photographs, Freshman Officers, Class of '57', Rooseveltian, 1954

6

Obverse: Article, "Roosevelt Senior Gets Scholarship," Post-Tribune, May 8, 1957; Greeting Card, Club Cardinals, Holiday Season, 1956
Reverse: Roster, Roosevelt Basketball Team Holiday Tournament, 1956

7 Article, "Memorable evening with Roosevelt Class of 1950," Post-Tribune, July 4, 2000, by Professor YJean Chambers, Purdue University Calumet, and Salutatorian, Roosevelt, 1938
8 Photograph, Roosevelt Class of '57', 45th Reunion, 2002
9 Photograph, Roosevelt Class of '57', 50th Reunion, 2007
10 Booklet, A Brief History of Roosevelt High School, Gary, Indiana, presented by the 1957 Reunion Committee, 2011
  Souvenir cap, "Time is Kind 1957-1982" Roosevelt Class of '57', 25th Reunion, 1982
4 1 Souvenir program (2) from class of 1957's 55th reunion and "Brief History of Roosevelt High School, Gary, Indiana"
2 Photo album (72) photos "Roosevelt 1957-2012"
3 Photo album (83) photos from Alfred Jerome Fisher (classmate)
4 Large 55th Reunion photograph "55 Years of Life & Friendship"
5 Photo CD of "Roosevelt 1957-2012" from Alfred Fisher
6 DVD from Emmitt (Hare) Fareed AL-HAADEE of Reunion activities, 2012
7 Photo album (42) photos, "55 Years of Life and Friendship" from Jerry Smith (classmate), Roosevelt Class of 1957, 55th Reunion, 2012
5 1 Vacation photo album, (72) photos, 2 poet cards, "The Island is calling JAMAICA", February 1972
2 "WORK" Photo album, (72) photos, 3 LOOP College brochures, resume for Maurice Yancy, 1968-2001
Oversize   Photograph, (1), 40th Reunion, Roosevelt Class of 1957, 1997

Subject Tracings

  • African Americans
  • Gary (Ind.)
  • Roosevelt High School
  • Schools, Gary