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link to catalog page JACKSON, Scandinavians in Chicago

Scandinavians in Chicago

The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America

Author: Erika K. Jackson
Pub Date: January 2019

The story of an immigrant group considered white on arrival   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 3: Creating Hull-House and an International Presence, 1889-1900

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Maree de Angury, and Ellen Skerrett
Pub Date: January 2019

From neophyte to icon in eleven incredible years   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Public History in Chicago

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Author: Ian Rocksborough-Smith
Pub Date: May 2018

How black public historians fought for civil rights in the Windy City   learn more...

Author: Jon Cates
Pub Date: October 2018

Light and vision from the vanguard of the new media revolution   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: June 2018

The provocative new biography of the man who fought to transform a city   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

The Mexican Revolution in Chicago

Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Author: John H. Flores
Pub Date: April 2018

How a revolutionary generation shaped a landmark Mexican American community   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2018

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...

link to catalog page, Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Along the Streets of Bronzeville

Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Author: Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2017

A street-level panorama of the Black Chicago Renaissance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Author: Phoebe Wolfskill
Pub Date: September 2017

The painter's struggle at the crossroads of artistic expression and social progress   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: September 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...

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