East Chicago, Indiana (Images of America Series)

East Chicago, Indiana (Images of America Series)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467115001
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 03/14/2016
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,247,536
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Jane Ammeson was born and raised in East Chicago. She has written numerous history books, including Holiday World, Miller Beach, and Brown County, as well as A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana. Evan Ammeson has a degree in communications from Holy Cross College and works in marketing and design. He lives in St. Joseph, Michigan. The images for this book come from a variety of public and personal collections, including Calumet Regional Archives, Indiana University Northwest; the East Chicago Public Library; Andy Prieboy; Steve Shook; and the authors' family collections.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Beginnings 9

2 Steel! 19

3 Getting Around 37

4 Our Community 47

5 The Melting Pot 57

6 Marktown 73

7 Our Town 77

8 Where We Lived 93

9 How We Had Fun 105

10 Street Scenes 121

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