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Chicago



link to catalog page, Blues All Day Long

Blues All Day Long

The Jimmy Rogers Story

Author: Wayne Everett Goins
Pub Date: September 2014

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Illegal

Illegal

Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

Author: José Ángel N.
Pub Date: February 2014

The valiant memoir of a man living the "good" life--illegally   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Lorado Taft

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Author: Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas
Pub Date: October 2014

The story of the great sculptor's artistic zenith   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 Author: Christopher Robert Reed
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: March 2014

Assessing the roles of religion, politics, and class in the golden decade of black business   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Organized Crime in Chicago

Organized Crime in Chicago

Beyond the Mafia

Author: Robert M. Lombardo
Pub Date: January 2013

Explaining Chicago's mix of crime, corruption, and politics   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

A Century of Progress

Author: Cheryl R. Ganz
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: February 2012

From fan dancers to fan belts--the compelling, untold stories of Chicago's 1933 world fair   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Black Chicago Renaissance Author: Edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr.
Pub Date: July 2012

Presenting early twentieth-century Chicago as a vital centerpiece of Black thought and expression   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Haymarket Conspiracy

The Haymarket Conspiracy

Transatlantic Anarchist Networks

Author: Timothy Messer-Kruse
Pub Date: August 2012

A bold reconsideration of the roots and realities of American anarchism   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Chicanas of 18th Street

Chicanas of 18th Street

Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago

Author: Leonard G. Ramírez with Yenelli Flores, María Gamboa, Isaura González, Victoria Pérez, Magda Ramírez-Castañeda, and Cristina Vital
Pub Date: October 2011

Dynamic stories from the Chicago Chicano movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: November 2011

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...
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