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Lake County Views: Gary - Parks

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TITLE: Father Marquette Monument, Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana
DATE: circa 1945
PUBLISHER: Fort Wayne Printing Company (#63381)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Marquette Park, Pavilion and Bath House, Gary, Ind. -- 53. This modern bathing pavilion, on the shore of Lake Michigan, contains 2000 lockers. The splendid beach is manned by a competent corps of life-guards and safety equipment. It includes flood-light towers for evening bathing and special children's beach with playground equipment. In the immediate background are the picturesque sand-dunes.
DATE: 1941
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#11860N)
POSTMARK: July 31, 1941, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pavilion, Marquette Park, Gary Indiana
DATE: circa 1930
PUBLISHER: Wayne Calendar and Novelty Company, Tichnor Brothers, Inc. (#10, #63384)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Comfort Building in Tyler Park, Gary Ind. -- 13
DATE: 1925
PUBLISHER: Daugherty, Tribe of K, E. C. Kropp Company (#22703)
POSTMARK: June 11, 1925, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lake Front Park Beach, Gary, Ind. "The Steel City" Gary's Lake Michigan bathing beach is located at the Lake Front Park, in the Dunes, east of Gary (Miller).
DATE: 1934
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K (#7083N)
POSTMARK: May 22, 1934, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Bath House, Gary Bathing Beach on Lake Michigan, Gary, Indiana
DATE: 1949
PUBLISHER: Kaplan Supply Company, Curt Teich (#9B414-N)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Recreation Hall, showing Out-Door Dance Floor, Miller Beach, Gary, Ind. -- 42 "The Steel City"
DATE: 1951
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K (#30417)
POSTMARK: July 31, 1951, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Recreation Hall, showing Out-Door Dance Floor, Miller Beach. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lagoon and Recreation Building at Miller Beach. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lagoon and Recreation Building at Miller Beach, Gary, Ind. -- 40. "The Steel City"
DATE: circa 1920
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K, E. C. Kropp Company (#30411)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jackson Street Playground, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jackson Street Playground, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1921
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#12276)
POSTMARK: December 7, 1921, Fostoria, Ohio
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pergola at Gateway Park, steel mills in distance, Gary, Ind. - 1. Gary, the youngest city of 100,000 population in America, is the largest city in the Calumet Region of northwestern Indiana, Lake County, Indiana, which county constitutes the state's First Congressional District. Gary's iron, steel, rail, sheet and tin plate, and concrete plants lead the world in size and production.
DATE: 1951
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#30290N, #1)
POSTMARK: January 6, 1951, Chicago, Illinois
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lagoon, Dunes in Background, Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 19400
PUBLISHER: The Wayne Calendar and Novelty Company, Tichnor Brothers, Inc. (#63372)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: A Typical Dunes Picture. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: The Edge of the Dunes. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Wonders of Dune Park. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Wonders of Dune Park. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Beach Drive, Dunes Park. Gary, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: Tribe of K
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#5339)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1920
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#5339)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1920
PUBLISHER: Commercial Colortype Company of Chicago
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Dickinson Photo, AZO
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Scene in Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: M. L. Photo Company (#87)
POSTMARK: July 9, 1913, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

TITLE: Jefferson Park, Gary, Ind.
DATE: 1915
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: October 2, 1915, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park Water Tower, Gary, Indiana -- 10. Gary has nine parks with extensive recreational facilities and three smaller parks making a total of 12, covering 544 acres, with a property valuation of more than $10,000,000.
DATE: 1953
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#16536)
POSTMARK: December 17, 1953, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park Water Tower. Gary, Indiana. "The Steel City"
DATE: 1949
PUBLISHER: Gary Post-Tribune, Curt Teich

POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: "Water Tower" Gary, Ind. Mch 11-10
DATE: March 11, 1910
PUBLISHER: Crose Photo Company
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Water Tower, West Side Park, Gary, Indiana
DATE: circa 1940
PUBLISHER: Wayne Calendar and Novelty Company, Tichnor Brothers (#63375)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Jefferson Park in Original State, Gary, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Crose Photo, Suhling and Koehn Company
POSTMARK: illegible
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Club House, Gary Gun Club, Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana
DATE: July 17, 1942
PUBLISHER: Wayne Calendar and Novelty Company (#63371)

POSTMARK: July 17, 1942, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Sand Dunes, Gary, Indiana
DATE: 1948
PUBLISHER: Fort Wayne Printing Company (#63388)
POSTMARK: April 5, 1948, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

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