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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...

link to catalog page SCHMITT, Sullivanesque

Sullivanesque

Urban Architecture and Ornamentation

Author: Ronald E. Schmitt
Pub Date: October 2007

A visual and historical tour of a unique facet of modern American architecture   learn more...

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...

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