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Author: Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill
Pub Date: May 2021

Exploring a new century of architecture in the Windy City   learn more...

Author: Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo
Pub Date: June 2021

From tent revivals to radio and records with a gospel music innovator   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicago Católico

Chicago Católico

Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Author: Deborah E. Kanter
Pub Date: February 2020

How churches transformed Mexican communities and an American city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: Cloth: November 2011; Paper: September 2020

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Popular Black History in Postwar America

Author: E. James West
Pub Date: February 2020

How Ebony educated African Americans about their own history   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Heart of a Woman

The Heart of a Woman

The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

Author: Rae Linda Brown Edited and with a Foreword by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.
Pub Date: June 2020

An in-depth look at the music of the groundbreaking black woman composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2018; Paper: August 2020

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

link to catalog page, The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Author: Robert E. Weems Jr.
Pub Date: March 2020

The booms and busts of the celebrated African American entrepreneur   learn more...

link to catalog page, Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Author: Edited by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed
Pub Date: April 2020

The origins and triumphs of an African American cultural vanguard   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blues Before Sunrise 2

Blues Before Sunrise 2

Interviews from the Chicago Scene

Author: Steve Cushing
Pub Date: November 2019

Face-to-face with the blues, one more time   learn more...

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