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link to catalog page GORN, Sports in Chicago Author: Edited by Elliott J. Gorn
Pub Date: August 2008

A wide-ranging history of Chicago sports   learn more...

link to catalog page LYONS, Teachers and Reform

Teachers and Reform

Chicago Public Education, 1929-1970

Author: John F. Lyons
Pub Date: July 2008

Measuring the impact of the Chicago Teachers Union on public education in Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page LOERZEL, Alchemy of Bones

Alchemy of Bones

Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897

Author: Robert Loerzel
Pub Date: May 2007

The sensational story behind one of the first criminal investigations to use forensic analysis   learn more...

link to catalog page DAVIS, Black Moods

Black Moods

Collected Poems

Author: Frank Marshall Davis
Pub Date: 2007

Recovering politically potent poems from the long-lost father of modern black poetry   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page STOLTZFUS, Freedom from Advertising

Freedom from Advertising

E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment

Author: Duane C. S. Stoltzfus
Pub Date: January 2007

Scripps' revolutionary attempt to produce a newspaper without advertising   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Newer Ideals of Peace Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: February 2007

A paradigm for peace discovered in the cosmopolitan neighborhoods of poor urban immigrants   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, No Star is Lost Author: James T. Farrell, with an Introduction by Charles Fanning
Pub Date: October 2007

An epic tale of two families’ struggles with harsh urban realities   learn more...

link to catalog page PASTORELLO, A Power among Them

A Power among Them

Bessie Abramowitz Hillman and the Making of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Author: Karen Pastorello
Pub Date: March 2007

The extraordinary life of labor activist, immigrant, and feminist, Bessie Abramowitz Hillman   learn more...

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