Image from page 26 of “The story of Gary, Indiana” (1908) – Chicago Picture

Identifier: storyofgaryindia00harr
Title: The story of Gary, Indiana
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: [Harries, Howard Hamilton] [from old catalog]
Publisher: [Gary, Ind.]
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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s already entered into contemplate theemployment of 75,000 men, and that a popula-tion there of 250,000 in the near future is a con-servative estimate, but when such informationcomes from cautious men, familiar with what isgoing on, one must accept the statements withtolerance at least. ]AN 16 1909 A PROPHESY ENGINEER OFFICE, U. S. ARMY508 Federal Building Chicago, July 27, 1908. Mr. H. S. Norton, President Gary Commercial Club, Gary, Ind. Dear Sir: I desire to thank you specially for your in-vitation of last week to the <Opening of GaryHarbor, and for the pleasure which it gave meto accept and be present. The possibilities of Gary are enormous; itstarts today with the advantages which Chicagoacquired only after many years of hard struggles.If properly handled, Gary and its adjoiningtowns may in i 5 to 20 years rival, if not surpass,Chicago as a commercial and manufacturingcommunity. May it successfully arrive at thatposition. y^^y ^^^ly^ W. H. BIXBY, Colonel Engineers, U. S. Army.

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS , I II 0 014 753 378 0 COMPLIMENTS OF ^the H.II. Harries Company Real Estate — InvestmentsMortgage Bankers Security Building, Broadway and Sixth Ave.Telephone 236 GARY, INDIANA

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