Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Allen County and Gary public libraries scrapbook
Collection — Folder SP122
Scope and Contents This collection includes loose pages of a scrapbook containing photographs and postcards of library buildings and book deposits for the Allen County Public Library and the Gary Public Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 1930 in Gary, as well as Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. There are also a few interior views. Many of the building images are accompanied by a handwritten figure denoting the cost of the building at the time of construction.
Dates: circa 1904-1930
Gary, Indiana Y.M.C.A. information card
Collection — Folder S2535
Scope and Contents This collection contains an information card for the Y.M.C.A. located in Gary, Indiana during the 20th century. One side of the card details informationa about the building, its location, hours of operation, etc. The reverse side shows distances from the Gary Y.M.C.A. to other locations in the region via the Dunes Highway.
Dates: 20th century
Gary Public Library oral histories
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of interviews and audio recordings from the Gary Public Library about the early days of Gary, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1970. Eight of the folders contain items that were part of a series titled "Gary Public Library presents Living Voices of the Pinoeers," many of which were broadcast on the radio for the Gary "Golden Jubliee" in 1956. There is also a recording from a Lion Club of Gary banquet in honor of Al Greene.
Dates: 1955-1970, undated
George W. Sosnowski collection
Collection — Folder S2352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to Geoge W. Sosnowski of Gary, Indiana from January to March 1932 by U.S. Senators Henrik Shipstead, James E. Watson, Robert Bulkley, J. Hamilton Lewis, Arthur R. Robinson, Royce S. Copeland, and James J. Davis and Congressmen Louis T. McFadden, John N. Garner, and John E. Rankin in response to the plan Sosnowski sent them for domestic prosperity and improvement of economic and banking conditions through the establishment of a banking...
Indiana public library building photographs
Collection — Folder SP123
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs affixed to green board, which may have been part of a photograph album depicting interior and exterior views of multiple public library branches in Indiana from Gary, Vincennes, and Allen County, ranging from circa 1919 to circa 1928. Some handwritten notations on the backs of the photographs indicate the cost of the building.
Dates: circa 1919-circa 1928
Indiana scenes photographic slides
Collection — Folder SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Lake County, Indiana collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed correspondence from Solon Robinson and others in Indiana ranging from 1836 to 1919 regarding county organization and government and military service; typed commissioners minutes and court records and other government documents in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1837 to 1936 regarding county government and official business; typed and autographed histories of Lake County and communities from 1836 to 1955 and undated; typed records of businesses,...
Orpha Maud Peters letter
Collection — Folder S1725
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Orpha Maud Peters in Gary, Indiana on 1945/05/06 regarding Harold Brigham's speech.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Orpha Maud Peters letter
Powell A. Moore photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP142
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from historian Powell A. Moore in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1883 to 1946 and undated, regarding the cities of Gary and Hammond and other places in Lake County, as well as local industries, such as meat packing and oil refining.
Dates: 1883-1946, undated
Richard B. Sealock collection
Collection — Folder S2461
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Richard Sealock's typewritten notes taken directly from Steel City's Culture: An Interpretation of the History of Gary, Indiana, a comprehensive report written by William Dale Fisher in 1941 while a senior student at Yale University. Sealock compiled the highlights from Fisher's report in circa 1948 from a copy in the Gary Public Library collection. The author of the report was most likely former United States diplomat William...
Dates: 1941, circa 1948