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link to catalog page BERRY, The Hayloft Gang

The Hayloft Gang

The Story of the National Barn Dance

Author: Edited by Chad Berry
Pub Date: July 2008

An astute collection of inquiries into the rich history and impact of the National Barn Dance   learn more...
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link to catalog page ARREDONDO, Mexican Chicago

Mexican Chicago

Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-39

Author: Gabriela F. Arredondo
Pub Date: April 2008

Becoming Mexican in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...
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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...
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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...
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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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link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...
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link to catalog page MADIGAN, Global Chicago Author: Edited by Charles Madigan
Pub Date: 2004

The economic development and transformation of Chicago from industrial powerhouse to global metropolis   learn more...
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link to catalog page KEATING, Building Chicago

Building Chicago

Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis

Author: Ann Durkin Keating
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page BOLOTIN, The World's Columbian Exposition

The World's Columbian Exposition

The Chicago World's Fair of 1893

Author: Norman Bolotin and Christine Laing
Pub Date: July 2002

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link to catalog page WEINBERG, The Muckrakers Author: Edited by Arthur Weinberg and Lila Weinberg
Pub Date: May 2001

A challenging call to arms for today’s writers to have the courage of the muckrakers and expose abuse of power wherever they find it   learn more...
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