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link to catalog page WADE, Chicago's Pride

Chicago's Pride

The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Louise Carroll Wade
Pub Date: January 2003

The growth of Chicago’s stockyards and the communities that were formed around them in the mid-to-late 19th century   learn more...

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

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 1: Preparing to Lead, 1860-81

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Barbara Bair, and Maree de Angury
Pub Date: December 2003

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link to catalog page ADE, Stories of Chicago Author: George Ade
Pub Date: June 2003

Revealing stories about the social life of Chicago in the 1890s with illustrations from renouned illustrator John T. McCutcheon.   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Women at The Hague

Women at The Hague

The International Congress of Women and Its Results

Author: Jane Addams, Emily G. Balch, and Alice Hamilton
Pub Date: October 2003

Examination of women’s involvement and influence during the World War I pacifist movement resulting from the 1915 Hague International Congress of Women.   learn more...

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 BOWEN, Growing Up with a City Author: Louise de Koven Bowen
Pub Date: December 2002

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link to catalog page BRUNS, Preacher

Preacher

Billy Sunday and Big-Time American Evangelism

Author: Roger A. Bruns
Pub Date: March 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 QUAIFE, Chicago and the Old Northwest, 1673-1835 Author: Milo Milton Quaife
Pub Date: May 2001

This grand study surveys the emergence of Chicago from the swamps of southern Lake Michigan to the expulsion of the last Indian settlements. Pioneering historian Quaife, the first to document Chicago’s founding by a black man, traces Chicago from an outpost on the frontier to being the crossroads of American commerce.   learn more...

link to catalog page LEWIS, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Arnold Lewis
Pub Date: February 2001

For the first time in sixty years, Chicago and the development of Chicago’s Loop at a crucial and formative stage, is examined in light of its appearance, pace, and economic drive in a shattering encounter between Old-World assumptions and New-World realities.   learn more...

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