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Midwest Regional



link to catalog page CHA-JUA, America's First Black Town

America's First Black Town

Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915

Author: Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Pub Date: 2002

The courageous story of the first all-Black free town in the United States   learn more...
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link to catalog page KECKLEY, Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Formerly a slave, but more recently modiste, and friend to Mrs. Lincoln; or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House

Author: Elizabeth Keckley
Pub Date: January 2002

A slave, friend and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a proprietor with more than twenty employees of her own tells her tale   learn more...
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link to catalog page KEATING, Building Chicago

Building Chicago

Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis

Author: Ann Durkin Keating
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page, A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: August 2002

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link to catalog page, Peace and Bread in Time of War Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: August 2002

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link to catalog page BOLOTIN, The World's Columbian Exposition

The World's Columbian Exposition

The Chicago World's Fair of 1893

Author: Norman Bolotin and Christine Laing
Pub Date: July 2002

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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Long Road of Woman's Memory Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: November 2001

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link to catalog page WEINBERG, The Muckrakers Author: Edited by Arthur Weinberg and Lila Weinberg
Pub Date: May 2001

A challenging call to arms for today’s writers to have the courage of the muckrakers and expose abuse of power wherever they find it   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: March 2001

Addams examines the causes for the discontent of youth in the city and argues for the importance of providing direction and focus for the pent-up energies of young men and women   learn more...
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link to catalog page YOUNG, Cahokia, the Great Native American Metropolis Author: Biloine Whiting Young and Melvin L. Fowler
Pub Date: 2000

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