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Porter County Views: Dunes State Park, Part 1

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TITLE: Hotel and Post Office, Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: March 20, 1911, Dune Park, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: The Dune Park post office opened on April 24, 1907, and ceased operations on February 15, 1913, when mail service was transferred to nearby Chesterton.
 

TITLE: The Dunes, at the Big Blow-out. Dunes Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1920
PUBLISHER: H. B. Brooks Photo (#103)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: On the Beach. At Ind. Dunes State Park Pavilion.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: Defender (#363)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Sand Dunes from Big Blow-out. Dunes Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: Brooks Photo (#104)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: View toward the Lake from a Blow-out. Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1920
PUBLISHER: H. B. Brooks (#108)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Looking West, Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: 1928
PUBLISHER: P. L. Huckins
POSTMARK: August 18, 1928, Chesterton, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: SSSS
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Dunes
DATE: 1930
PUBLISHER: M. M. Mudge
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: SSSS
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: 1928
PUBLISHER: 
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: M. Fleming
REMARK: This photograph was taken looking southwest from "Devil's Slide," located just east of the present day main beach parking lot.
 

TITLE: Big Dune, Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: SSSS
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: Defender
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Big Blow-Out. Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: H. B. Brooks Photograph Post Cards (#101)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: East Near Casino, Ind. Dunes State Park
DATE: circa 1926-1935
PUBLISHER: Exhibit Supply Company
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Stewart Ridge from Camera Club. Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: 
H. B. Brooks Photograph Post Cards (#110)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Dunes from Stewart Ridge. Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: Brooks Photo (#111)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Shady Path on Stewart Ridge. Dune Park, Ind.
DATE: circa 1926-1930
PUBLISHER: 
H. B. Brooks Photograph Post Cards (#113)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Panoramic View -- Indiana Dunes State Park -- Chesterton, Indiana
DATE: 1933
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (#3A20)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Descending Mt. Tom, Indiana Sand Dunes, and Lake Michigan. Mt. Tom, near Tremont, 192 ft. high is the highest of the Dunes. Two others nearby are 160 and 170 ft.
DATE: circa 1915-1930
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4172)
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: M. Fleming

 

TITLE: Blow-out, Indiana Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan in the background. A blow-out is a place where the wind has scooped out a channel or basin in the sand masses.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4713)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Beautiful lupines carpeting the Indiana Sand Dunes. Botanists say that few places on the continent have so many varieties of flowers in so small a space.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4714)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: A mighty travelling dune, Indiana sand dunes. The shifting or traveling dunes are caused by the blowing of great masses of uncovered sand.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4715)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: In the path of a blow-out, Indiana Sand Dunes. This shows how the travelling dunes bury and destroy trees and vegetation.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4717)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Flowers of many colors in the Indiana Sand Dunes. The fixed or permanent dunes are made so by growths of timber or other plant life.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown (#4718)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Dune Flowers, Dunes State Park, Tremont, Ind. This beautiful picture of "The Dunes" in Indiana State Park, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is only one of the hundreds of picturesque scenes that will delight your eyes on your visit to "The Dunes."
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: F. W. Dra Goo, Curt Teich (#1A1575)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The fascinating sand dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan near Michigan City, Ind.
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: George Leusch, Curt Teich (#102816)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Blowout and path in the Indiana Dunes, Lake Michigan, Chesterton, Ind.
DATE: circa 1930s
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (not numbered)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The summer's end in the dunes, Dunes State Park, Tremont, Ind. The beautiful picture of "The Dunes" in Indiana State Park, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is only one of the hundreds of picturesque scenes that will delight your eyes on your visit to "The Dunes."
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: F. W. Dra Goo, Curt Teich (#1A1570)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Footprints in the sand, Dunes State Park, Tremont, Ind. The beautiful picture of "The Dunes" in Indiana State Park, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is only one of the hundreds of picturesque scenes that will delight your eyes on your visit to "The Dunes."
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: F. W. Dra Goo, Curt Teich (#1A1568)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Footprints in the sand, Indiana Dunes State Park, on the shore of Lake Michigan. Picturesque Dunes Park, half way between Gary and Michigan City, Indiana, on the shore of Lake Michigan, comprises 2,250 acres of forest and dunes, miles of interesting trails, gnarled trees resisting the ever-shifting powdery sand, plants peculiar to the tropics and moss indigenous to the arctics. Ideal facilities for picnic or vacation, refreshment pavilion, hotel accommodations, cottages, camp sites, a fine two-story bathing pavilion and concrete parking space for 1600 cars.
DATE: circa 1930s
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp (#76, #3987)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: In Dune-Land, Indiana Dunes State Park, On the Shore of Lake Michigan
DATE: 1945
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp (#77, #17162)
POSTMARK: November 16, 1945, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Sand Dunes in Indiana Dunes State Park, on the shore of Lake Michigan. The region from Gary east to Michigan City, along the southern shore of Lake Michigan, known as "The Dunes," is the wonder spot of Indiana, into which nature has crowded beauty unsurpassed, geological wonders, bird and animal life of intense interest, and a profusion of wild flowers with a charm not easily resisted. The visitor may spend years within its borders, without exhausting its possibilities of pleasure, amusement and education.
DATE: 1942
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp (#78, #12180N)
POSTMARK: May 19, 1942, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

 

TITLE: Foot steps in the Indiana Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan, Chesterton, Ind.
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (#1A1573-N)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The lone tree, Dunes State Park, Tremont, Ind. This beautiful picture of "The Dunes" in Indiana State Park, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is only one of the hundreds of picturesque scenes that will delight your eyes on your visit to "The Dunes."
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: F. W. Dra Goo, Curteich (#A1572)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Fall brings many colorful changes to the Indiana Dunes of Lake Michigan. Fences are used to slow drifting sand and snow by winter winds.
DATE: circa 1970s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#59735-B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Clouds, water and sand basking in the summer sun make Indiana Duneland a fascinating vacation spot.
DATE: circa 1970s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#98019)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Beachcombing in the spring, along the shores of Lake Michigan, is great fun.
DATE: circa 1970s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#59737-B)
POSTMARK:
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana. A small bit of desert between the fertile fields of Indiana and the shores of Lake Michigan.
DATE: circa 1970s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#76386)
POSTMARK:
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Fleecy clouds and drifting sands of Lake Michigan make ever changing, yet eternal beauty in Indiana Duneland.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#98022)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana. Cold, northerly winds whip stinging grains of sand into huge dunes along the shores of Lake Michigan. In its quieter moments, the largest of the five Great Lakes is wonderful for swimming and boating.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#59738-B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana. A cabin in the Dunes of Lake Michigan away from the skyscrapers of Chicago and the humming industries of northern Indiana.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#33570-C)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Indiana's famous sand dunes. Miles of trails through the excitingly beautiful sand dunes and the sparkling Lake Michigan shoreline make the Indiana Dunes State Park at Chesterton, Indiana, one of the state's most popular parks.
DATE: circa 1970s 
PUBLISHER: Penrod/Hiawatha Company (#P-2308), Dexter Press (#54935-D)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: View of typical sand dunes along Lake Michigan shore. Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana.
DATE: 1958
PUBLISHER: L. L. Cook Company (#278-S, #31798
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana. Guardians of the beach.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#76388)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

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