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link to catalog page DAVIS, Black Moods

Black Moods

Collected Poems

Author: Frank Marshall Davis
Pub Date: 2007

Recovering politically potent poems from the long-lost father of modern black poetry   learn more...

link to catalog page DUIS, Challenging Chicago

Challenging Chicago

Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920

Author: Perry R. Duis
Pub Date: 2007

Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page STOLTZFUS, Freedom from Advertising

Freedom from Advertising

E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment

Author: Duane C. S. Stoltzfus
Pub Date: January 2007

Scripps' revolutionary attempt to produce a newspaper without advertising   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Newer Ideals of Peace Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: February 2007

A paradigm for peace discovered in the cosmopolitan neighborhoods of poor urban immigrants   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, No Star is Lost Author: James T. Farrell, with an Introduction by Charles Fanning
Pub Date: October 2007

An epic tale of two families’ struggles with harsh urban realities   learn more...

link to catalog page PASTORELLO, A Power among Them

A Power among Them

Bessie Abramowitz Hillman and the Making of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Author: Karen Pastorello
Pub Date: March 2007

The extraordinary life of labor activist, immigrant, and feminist, Bessie Abramowitz Hillman   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHMITT, Sullivanesque

Sullivanesque

Urban Architecture and Ornamentation

Author: Ronald E. Schmitt
Pub Date: October 2007

A visual and historical tour of a unique facet of modern American architecture   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, A World I Never Made Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: April 2007

An epic tale of two families’ struggles with harsh urban realities   learn more...

link to catalog page KNUPFER, The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism Author: Anne Meis Knupfer
Pub Date: March 2006

The untold story of the prodigious activism of African American women on Chicago's south side   learn more...

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