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TITLE: A Group of Churches, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#15093)
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: East Side United Presbyterian Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: October 4, 1911, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Holy Angels Church, Gary
DATE: circa 1908
PUBLISHER: The Crose Photo Company
POSTMARK: postally used, but no date stamp applied
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This is a view of the construction of the Holy Angels Catholic Church School, which was constructed just as the City of Gary was forming. The school opened in 1909.
 

TITLE: Holy Angel School, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1910
PUBLISHER: M. L. Photo (#43)
POSTMARK: January 29, 1910, Hammond, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Holy Angels Parish House, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: W. L. Cole Drug Company (#39-X3)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

 

TITLE: Holy Angels Catholic Church, Gary, Indiana, "The Steel City"
DATE: circa 1960
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#79937)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church is located at 932 West 7th Avenue and was constructed in 1950.

 

TITLE: First M. E. Church and Community House, Gary, Ind. This downtown Church and community center, of beautiful English Gothic architecture, was erected in 1927 at a cost approximating $1,000,000. The community building includes among other features an auditorium seating 1,000 persons, a gymnasium and a roof garden.
DATE: 1939
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#12026N, #50)
POSTMARK: May 2, 1939, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Methodist Church and Gary Hotel, Gary, Ind., "The Steel City"
DATE: 1931
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (#1A1384-N)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church, constructed in 1926, is located at the corner of Washington Street and 6th Avenue.

 

TITLE: City Methodist Church, Sixth & Washington Streets, Gary, Indiana. First Methodist Church has served the people of Gary for over fifty years, having been organized October 5, 1906. The present Gothic property includes the Sanctuary, Seaman Hall, Educational Building and a Gymnasium. The church is open every day.
DATE: circa 1955
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#206B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church, constructed in 1926, is located at the corner of Washington Street and 6th Street.

 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Kruxo, M. L. Photo Company (#54)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church, dedicated in 1909, stood at the corner of Madison Street and 6th Avenue. A fire destroyed the structure in October of 1947.
 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1909
PUBLISHER: The Crose Photo Company
POSTMARK: March 29, 1909, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church, dedicated in 1909, stood at the corner of Madison Street and 6th Avenue. A fire destroyed the structure in October of 1947. Handwriting on front of postcard states "This is completed now and is very pretty."
 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Commercial Colortype Company
POSTMARK: November 17, 19??, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This church, dedicated in 1909, stood at the corner of Madison Street and 6th Avenue. A fire destroyed the structure in October of 1947.

 

TITLE: First Congregational Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: August 17, 1911, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: German M. E. Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1916
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: October 31, 191?, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: German M. E. Church, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1915
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: November 30, 1915, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Building of Glen Park Church of Christ: Gary, Ind. in one day, March 18th, 1911. The pictures on the other side show the building of Glen Park Church of Christ in 9 hours. 40 carpenters and 25 helpers assisted. The ladies served two meals, total 300 plate. All work was given free. Church was dedicated March 25 and $600 raised in 24 minutes to clear all debt. Within the City of Gary, The Disciples of Christ have located congregations in three strategic points since June 1st, 1910.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

 

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