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Illinois



link to catalog page ASHBY, Staley

Staley

The Fight for a New American Labor Movement

Author: Steven K. Ashby and C. J. Hawking
Pub Date: April 2009

A dramatic story of worker resistance in a pivotal labor struggle   learn more...

link to catalog page BEIER, Health Culture in the Heartland, 1880-1980 Author: Lucinda McCray Beier
Pub Date: October 2008

A century of developing health culture in McLean County, Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page ZALAZNIK, Life along the Illinois River Author: Photographs and Introduction by David Zalaznik
Pub Date: November 2008

A panoramic odyssey down the Illinois River   learn more...

link to catalog page KANFER, On Firm Ground Author: Photographs by Larry Kanfer
Pub Date: October 2008

A stunning photographic journey through the landscapes of the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page LOERZEL, Alchemy of Bones

Alchemy of Bones

Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897

Author: Robert Loerzel
Pub Date: May 2007

The sensational story behind one of the first criminal investigations to use forensic analysis   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 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 MOHR, Pottery, Politics, Art

Pottery, Politics, Art

George Ohr and the Brothers Kirkpatrick

Author: Richard D. Mohr
Pub Date: 2007

Understanding the passions fueling three of America’s most provocative potters   learn more...

link to catalog page JACKSON, Rails across the Mississippi

Rails across the Mississippi

A History of the St. Louis Bridge

Author: Robert W. Jackson
Pub Date: 2007

The story of the visionary drive that created an engineering marvel   learn more...

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