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Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture

Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill

Roger Zelazny

F. Brett Cox

Degrees of Difficulty

How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Georgia Cervin

Punks in Peoria

Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

Photographic Presidents

Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Cara A. Finnegan

Technology and the Historian

Transformations in the Digital Age

Adam Crymble

Spoon River America

Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Jason Stacy

Afro-Nostalgia

Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Badia Ahad-Legardy

Unbinding Gentility

Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Candace Bailey

The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

Grand Army of Labor

Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Matthew E. Stanley

Fighting Visibility

Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Jennifer McClearen

Exploring the Land of Lincoln

The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites

Charles Titus

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison

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Q&A with Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett, Authors of Punks in Peoria

We recently talked to co-authors Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett about their new book, Punks in Peoria: Making a Scene in the American Heartland. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? DAWSON: Though the book is not really … Continue reading

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Q&A with Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo, co-authors of Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

We recently talked to co-authors Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo about their new book, Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry. Q: Why did you decide to write this book—and how did you meet? Both of us … Continue reading

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Industrial Strength Bluegrass Event at Kenton County Public Library Tue, Jun 22 6:00 PM 2021 — Ceremony/Service
Courtney Baker at the Greenwood Historic Fund Thu, Jun 24 5:00 PM 2021 — Lecture
Movie Workers by Melanie Bell Book Launch Fri, Jul 2 12:00 AM 2021 — Ceremony/Service
Lynn Hudson at the California Historical Society Tue, Aug 10 5:30 PM 2021 — Lecture
Stephen Wade at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL Sat, Apr 23 8:00 PM 2022 — Performance
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