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History, State & Local



link to catalog page QUAIFE, Chicago and the Old Northwest, 1673-1835 Author: Milo Milton Quaife
Pub Date: May 2001

This grand study surveys the emergence of Chicago from the swamps of southern Lake Michigan to the expulsion of the last Indian settlements. Pioneering historian Quaife, the first to document Chicago’s founding by a black man, traces Chicago from an outpost on the frontier to being the crossroads of American commerce.   learn more...

link to catalog page LEWIS, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Arnold Lewis
Pub Date: February 2001

For the first time in sixty years, Chicago and the development of Chicago’s Loop at a crucial and formative stage, is examined in light of its appearance, pace, and economic drive in a shattering encounter between Old-World assumptions and New-World realities.   learn more...

link to catalog page JENSEN, Illinois

Illinois

A History

Author: Richard J. Jensen
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page PORTERFIELD, Last Cavalier

Last Cavalier

The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948

Author: Nolan Porterfield
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page HAVIGHURST, Ohio

Ohio

A History

Author: Walter Havighurst
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page PRESTON, Opera on the Road

Opera on the Road

Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1825-60

Author: Katherine K. Preston
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page DANIEL, Pickin' on Peachtree

Pickin' on Peachtree

A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia

Author: Wayne W. Daniel
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page CURRENT, Wisconsin

Wisconsin

A History

Author: Richard Nelson Current
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page FOLEY, The First Chouteaus

The First Chouteaus

River Barons of Early St. Louis

Author: William E. Foley and C. David Rice
Pub Date: August 2000

The true story of a fascinating pair of entrepenuerial brothers who built a huge trade empire along the Mississippi River   learn more...

link to catalog page YOO, Growing Up Nisei

Growing Up Nisei

Race, Generation, and Culture among Japanese Americans of California, 1924-49

Author: David K. Yoo
Pub Date: 2000

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