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Postmarked September 18, 1912

Gary, Indiana is a company town founded in 1906 by the United States Steel Corporation as the home for its new plant. The city was named after the lawyer and founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation, Elbert Henry Gary. The city seal is a bucket of molten steel covering the Earth.

“Greetings From Gary, Ind.”

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