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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

Indiana

A History

Author: Howard H. Peckham
Pub Date: August 2003

A comprehensive history of Indiana   learn more...

link to catalog page HIGBIE, Indispensable Outcasts

Indispensable Outcasts

Hobo Workers and Community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930

Author: Frank Tobias Higbie
Pub Date: August 2003

A study of seasonal workers in the midwest during the Progressive Era   learn more...

link to catalog page FARNHAM, Life in Prairie Land Author: Eliza W. Farnham
Pub Date: September 2003

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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 1: Preparing to Lead, 1860-81

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Barbara Bair, and Maree de Angury
Pub Date: December 2003

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