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link to catalog page ADE, Stories of Chicago Author: George Ade
Pub Date: June 2003

Revealing stories about the social life of Chicago in the 1890s with illustrations from renouned illustrator John T. McCutcheon.   learn more...

link to catalog page FLIEGE, Tales and Trails of Illinois Author: Stu Fliege
Pub Date: December 2003

An accessible, entertaining collection of fifty-two vignettes of Illinois history   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Women at The Hague

Women at The Hague

The International Congress of Women and Its Results

Author: Jane Addams, Emily G. Balch, and Alice Hamilton
Pub Date: October 2003

Examination of women’s involvement and influence during the World War I pacifist movement resulting from the 1915 Hague International Congress of Women.   learn more...

link to catalog page CHA-JUA, America's First Black Town

America's First Black Town

Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915

Author: Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Pub Date: 2002

The courageous story of the first all-Black free town in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page KECKLEY, Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Formerly a slave, but more recently modiste, and friend to Mrs. Lincoln; or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House

Author: Elizabeth Keckley
Pub Date: January 2002

A slave, friend and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a proprietor with more than twenty employees of her own tells her tale   learn more...

link to catalog page KEATING, Building Chicago

Building Chicago

Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis

Author: Ann Durkin Keating
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page SMITH, The Fishes of Illinois Author: Philip W. Smith
Pub Date: June 2002

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link to catalog page BOWEN, Growing Up with a City Author: Louise de Koven Bowen
Pub Date: December 2002

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link to catalog page HOFFMEISTER, Mammals of Illinois Author: Donald F. Hoffmeister
Pub Date: July 2002

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link to catalog page, A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: August 2002

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