Third edition of ‘Gary: A Pictorial History’ is available now


The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. proudly joins with the Art, Culture & History Committee of the Gary, Indiana Common Council in offering for sale, “Gary: A Pictorial History,” Third Edition.

This fascinating book offers a glimpse of the City of Gary’s history from its humble beginnings as a steel town in 1906 to the election in 1967, of the city’s first African-American Mayor, The Honorable Richard Gordon Hatcher.

That was followed by the election in 1982, of the State of Indiana’s first African-American U.S. Representative and author/sponsor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Law (H.R. 3706), The Honorable Katie Hall, page 211.

Also, featured in the book are early pictures of the world-famous entertainers – The Jackson Five, including a young Michael Jackson.

The recently updated third edition is now available in hardcover at a price of $20.00 each, plus shipping and handling for a total price of $24.00. This book is a keepsake and treasure for history lovers of all ages, churches, educational institutions, and organizations.

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