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link to catalog page LEWIS, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Arnold Lewis
Pub Date: February 2001

For the first time in sixty years, Chicago and the development of Chicago’s Loop at a crucial and formative stage, is examined in light of its appearance, pace, and economic drive in a shattering encounter between Old-World assumptions and New-World realities.   learn more...

link to catalog page SHUMAN, Favorite Dishes

Favorite Dishes

A Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book

Author: Compiled by Carrie V. Shuman
Pub Date: January 2001

Favorite Dishes affords an unusual and interesting look into the way the early women’s movement used conventional means to manipulate their way into a man’s world, and provides insight into how food, women, and American attitudes were changing at the end of a century.   learn more...

link to catalog page JENSEN, Illinois

Illinois

A History

Author: Richard J. Jensen
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page PLUMMER, Lincoln's Rail-Splitter

Lincoln's Rail-Splitter

Governor Richard J. Oglesby

Author: Mark A. Plummer
Pub Date: June 2001

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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Long Road of Woman's Memory Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: November 2001

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link to catalog page HUEBNER, Murals

Murals

The Great Walls of Joliet

Author: Jeff Huebner
Pub Date: April 2001

A vividly illustrated celebration of the public murals commissioned by the city of Joliet, Illinois.   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: March 2001

Addams examines the causes for the discontent of youth in the city and argues for the importance of providing direction and focus for the pent-up energies of young men and women   learn more...

link to catalog page MCPHERSON,

"We Cannot Escape History"

Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

Author: Edited by James M. McPherson
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page EMERSON, Cahokia and the Hinterlands

Cahokia and the Hinterlands

Middle Mississippian Cultures of the Midwest

Author: Edited by Thomas E. Emerson and R. Barry Lewis
Pub Date: November 2000

One of the essential volumes that attempt to explore and explain this largest of all Native American Archeological sites   learn more...

link to catalog page YOUNG, Cahokia, the Great Native American Metropolis Author: Biloine Whiting Young and Melvin L. Fowler
Pub Date: 2000

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