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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...

link to catalog page MADIGAN, Global Chicago Author: Edited by Charles Madigan
Pub Date: 2004

The economic development and transformation of Chicago from industrial powerhouse to global metropolis   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, My Friend, Julia Lathrop Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: February 2004

The biography of one Jane Addams' best friends, written after Julia Lathrop’s death   learn more...

link to catalog page GANZ, Pots of Promise

Pots of Promise

Mexicans and Pottery at Hull-House, 1920-40

Author: Edited by Cheryl R. Ganz and Margaret Strobel
Pub Date: May 2004

Presenting the Mexican artisans of Hull House and the history of its kilns and pottery   learn more...

link to catalog page HAPGOOD, The Spirit of Labor Author: Hutchins Hapgood Introduction and Notes by James R. Barrett
Pub Date: August 2004

A compelling account of working-class life and politics that make up American Labor history   learn more...

link to catalog page SENGSTOCK, That Toddlin' Town

That Toddlin' Town

Chicago's White Dance Bands and Orchestras, 1900-1950

Author: Charles A. Sengstock Jr.
Pub Date: December 2004

The unknown story of the business behind the bands that became an industry   learn more...

link to catalog page RUSCH, Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser

Interviews

Author: Edited by Frederic E. Rusch and Donald Pizer
Pub Date: December 2004

Up close and personal with a vibrant iconoclast   learn more...

link to catalog page ROSENTHAL, The Ark in the Park

The Ark in the Park

The Story of Lincoln Park Zoo

Author: Mark Rosenthal, Carol Tauber, and Edward Uhlir
Pub Date: November 2003

The history of one of the oldest zoos in the US, filled with pictures and wonderful stories about the people and animals who made Lincoln Park Zoo   learn more...

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