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link to catalog page GRANDIN, A Parisienne in Chicago

A Parisienne in Chicago

Impressions of the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Madame Léon Grandin
Pub Date: March 2010

Keen impressions of fin de siècle Chicago from a French female perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page RIESS, The Chicago Sports Reader

The Chicago Sports Reader

100 Years of Sports in the Windy City

Author: Edited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems
Pub Date: February 2009

A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history   learn more...

link to catalog page JOSLIN, Jane Addams, a Writer's Life Author: Katherine Joslin
Pub Date: January 2009

The story of the literary woman behind the public figure   learn more...

link to catalog page CUTLER, The Jews of Chicago

The Jews of Chicago

From Shtetl to Suburb

Author: Irving Cutler
Pub Date: Cloth: 1996; Paper: 2009

The fascinating, fully illustrated story of Chicago's vibrant Jewish community   learn more...

link to catalog page STORCH, Red Chicago

Red Chicago

American Communism at Its Grassroots, 1928-35

Author: Randi Storch
Pub Date: January 2009

Realities of the street-level American Communist experience during the worst years of the Depression   learn more...

link to catalog page WEBSTER, Eve's Daughter/Modern Woman

Eve's Daughter/Modern Woman

A Mural by Mary Cassatt

Author: Sally Webster
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2008

The first in-depth study of Mary Cassatt's lost mural Modern Woman   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, The Face of Time Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: July 2008

A sprawling tale of immigrant families' struggles with harsh urban realities   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, Father and Son Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: May 2008

The continuing saga of Danny O'Neill's struggles with harsh urban realities in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...

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...

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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