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Chicago



link to catalog page SHABAZZ, Spatializing Blackness

Spatializing Blackness

Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Author: Rashad Shabazz
Pub Date: September 2015

The ubiquity of carceral forms within society and the consequences for black communities and black men   learn more...

link to catalog page WILLIAMS, Word Warrior

Word Warrior

Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Author: Sonja D. Williams
Pub Date: September 2015

The life of an inventive African American media writer and tireless champion of freedom, equality, and justice   learn more...

link to catalog page AIA CHICAGO, AIA Guide to Chicago Author: American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen
Pub Date: June 2014

The premier guidebook to the best of Chicago architecture   learn more...

link to catalog page GOINS, Blues All Day Long

Blues All Day Long

The Jimmy Rogers Story

Author: Wayne Everett Goins
Pub Date: September 2014

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures   learn more...

link to catalog page N___, Illegal

Illegal

Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

Author: José Ángel N.
Pub Date: February 2014

The valiant memoir of a man living the "good" life--illegally   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHAAFSMA, Jane Addams in the Classroom Author: Edited by David Schaafsma
Pub Date: October 2014

Essays bringing Jane Addams's innovative ideas on education to the teachers of today and tomorrow   learn more...

link to catalog page WELLER, Lorado Taft

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Author: Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas
Pub Date: October 2014

The story of the great sculptor's artistic zenith   learn more...

link to catalog page CORSINO, The Neighborhood Outfit

The Neighborhood Outfit

Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Author: Louis Corsino
Pub Date: December 2014

The remarkably sordid past of a Chicago suburb   learn more...

link to catalog page BAUMAN, The Pekin

The Pekin

The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black-Owned Theater

Author: Thomas Bauman
Pub Date: May 2014

A portrait of an African American cultural institution in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page JAKLE, Picturing Illinois

Picturing Illinois

Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo

Author: John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2014

Reading the messages on postcards from Illinois   learn more...

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