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Illinois



link to catalog page BOLOTIN, Chicago's Grand Midway

Chicago's Grand Midway

A Walk around the World at the Columbian Exposition

Author: Norman Bolotin with Christine Laing
Pub Date: June 2017

It happened at the World's Fair--roam the magnificent Midway and see for yourself   learn more...
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link to catalog page HERNDON, Herndon's Lincoln Author: William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: August 2016

The foundational Lincoln biography, with essential updates and a wealth of added material   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Women, Work, and Worship in Lincoln's Country Author: Edited by Anne M. Heinz and John P. Heinz
Pub Date: March 2016

The intimate and the epic in the lives of four prairie women   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Corrupt Illinois

Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Author: Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson
Pub Date: February 2015

Kindling a fire to clear the tangled undergrowth of Illinois politics   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Memories from the Farm of My Youth

Author: Alan Guebert with Mary Grace Foxwell
Pub Date: May 2015

The good life at fifty cents an hour on a southern Illinois dairy farm   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case

Mary Lincoln's Insanity Case

A Documentary History

Author: Jason Emerson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

A comprehensive look at Mary Lincoln's mental state   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Negro in Illinois

The Negro in Illinois

The WPA Papers

Author: Edited by Brian Dolinar
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2015

An extraordinary document of the African American experience   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Fixing Illinois

Fixing Illinois

Politics and Policy in the Prairie State

Author: James D. Nowlan and J. Thomas Johnson
Pub Date: May 2014

A blueprint for solving the state's problems, just in time for the 2014 elections   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Black Power on Campus

Black Power on Campus

The University of Illinois, 1965-75

Author: Joy Ann Williamson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: August 2013

A compelling case study of a black student movement at a predominantly white campus   learn more...
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link to catalog page REMBIS, Defining Deviance

Defining Deviance

Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960

Author: Michael A. Rembis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

A historical study of the treatment of troubled girls, often perceived as threats to the American race   learn more...
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