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link to catalog page FARRELL, A World I Never Made Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: April 2007

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

link to catalog page KNUPFER, The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism Author: Anne Meis Knupfer
Pub Date: March 2006

The untold story of the prodigious activism of African American women on Chicago's south side   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITEIS, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page SUOZZO, The Chicago Marathon Author: Andrew Suozzo
Pub Date: September 2006

The first book-length study of the city’s great annual contest   learn more...

link to catalog page HOY, Good Hearts

Good Hearts

Catholic Sisters in Chicago's Past

Author: Suellen Hoy
Pub Date: May 2006

The critical roles of Catholic nuns in Chicago's development   learn more...

link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page KENSCHAFT, Reinventing Marriage

Reinventing Marriage

The Love and Work of Alice Freeman Palmer and George Herbert Palmer

Author: Lori Kenschaft
Pub Date: September 2005

An intimate biography of one of the first American dual-career marriages   learn more...

link to catalog page FUERST, When Public Housing Was Paradise

When Public Housing Was Paradise

Building Community in Chicago

Author: J. S. Fuerst, with the assistance of D. Bradford Hunt
Pub Date: December 2005

True tales of public housing's possibilities from the people who lived and worked there   learn more...

link to catalog page GAROFALO, Between the Museum and the City Author: Douglas Garofalo
Pub Date: February 2004

The powerful visual story of the design and construction process of the architectural project at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art plaza   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Chicago Painting 1895 to 1945

Chicago Painting 1895 to 1945

The Bridges Collection

Author: Illinois State Museum Society
Pub Date: January 2004

Collection of works from world famous painters who resided in Chicago   learn more...

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