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CRA481 -- Richard J. Meister Papers
  
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Donated by Richard J. Meister, February 2011

This collection contains the research notes and original chapters for Richard J. Meister's dissertation, A History of Gary, Indiana: 1930-1940, University of Notre Dame, 1967.


Box File Description
1 1 Notebook, Gary Post-Tribune, 1930-1940 Summary
2 Summary of daily highlights
3 Clippings, Gary Post-Tribune, 1964
4 Clippings, Gary Post-Tribune, Elections/Maps, 1964
5 Voting patterns
6 Addresses, Gary Elite, inc. Black Middle-class
7 Drafts, Black Community
8 Census data, Gary, 1930-1940
9 Maps, Gary, Indiana
  SERIES: WRITTEN NOTES FOR DISSERTATION
10 Gary between 1906 and 1930
11 People of Gary, Indiana (bio info, etc.)
12 Statistics on Gary
13 The Steel Industry
14 Banks and Finances
15 The Depression
16 The New Deal
17 Churches and Ethnic Groups
18 Social Agencies
19 Schools and Library
20 Crime in Gary
21 The Black Community
22 Black Newspapers
23 Black Economic Activity
24 Black Politics
25 The Workforce
26 Unionization
27 Politics
28 Bibliography
  SERIES: DISSERTATION CHAPTERS
29 Chapter 1--Gary, 1906-1929
30 Chapter 2--Gary, 1930--Three in One
31 Chapter 3--The Role of the Church
32 Chapter 4--The Forces of Americanization
33 Chapter 5--The Depression Years, 1930-1933
34 Chapter 6--Local Response to the Depression
35 Chapter 7--The New Deal Comes to Gary, 1933-35
36 Chapter 8--The New Deal, 1935-1940
37 Chapter 9--The Union Movement
38 Chapter 10--Politics, 1930-1934
39 Chapter 11--Politics, 1935-1940
40 Chapter 12--Gary, 1940