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link to catalog page HODDESON, No Boundaries

No Boundaries

University of Illinois Vignettes

Author: Edited by Lillian Hoddeson
Pub Date: May 2004

The making of an outstanding University - biographies of legendary contributions by the University of Illinois faculty.   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 CARROLL, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football Author: John M. Carroll
Pub Date: Cloth: 1999; Paper: 2004

To understand the forces that helped create the modern superstar athlete, begin with Red Grange   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 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...

link to catalog page SINCLAIR, The Brass Check

The Brass Check

A Study of American Journalism

Author: Upton Sinclair
Pub Date: December 2003

Upton Sinclair wrote 92 books---but is called a two-book author. The first was The Jungle----The Brass Check is the second.   learn more...

link to catalog page MOORE, Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power Author: Leonard N. Moore
Pub Date: August 2003

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link to catalog page WADE, Chicago's Pride

Chicago's Pride

The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Louise Carroll Wade
Pub Date: January 2003

The growth of Chicago’s stockyards and the communities that were formed around them in the mid-to-late 19th century   learn more...

link to catalog page PECKHAM, Indiana


A History

Author: Howard H. Peckham
Pub Date: August 2003

A comprehensive history of Indiana   learn more...

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