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Mundelein Voices: the Women's College Experience, 1930-1991

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book, Harrington
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2000
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Preface / Carolyn Farrell -- Creating a College: The Foundation of Mundelein, 1929-1931 / Mary DeCock -- Mundelein Skyscraper: Building Space for Women / Prudence A. Moylan -- Memories of Mundelein, 1933-1937 / Jane Malkemus Goodnow -- O This Learning, What a Thing It Is! Remembering Sister Mary Leola Oliver, B.V.M. / Mercedes McCambridge -- Life Flows through the Dream / Blanche Marie Gallagher -- Tale of Two Mundeleins, 1947-1951 / Mary Alma Sullivan -- Working with the People: The Religious Studies Department, 1957-1991 / Carol Frances Jegen -- Class Apart: B.V.M. Sister Students at Mundelein College, 1957-1971 / Ann M. Harrington -- New Dean Sweeps Clean, or Adventures with the Academic Dean / Gloria Callaci -- Remembering 1962-1969 / Joan Frances Crowley -- Golden Age of Mundelein College: A Memoir, 1962-1969 / Norbert Hruby -- Progressive Bunch, 1969-1979: An Interview with David Orr / Elizabeth Fraterrigo -- "Damned Average Raisers": The Continuing Education Program / Marianne M. Littau -- Joy of Learning, 1987-1994 / Tomi Shimojima -- Reinventing Mundelein: Birthing the Weekend College, 1974 / Mary Griffin -- College on the Curve, 1967-1997 / Michael Fortune -- Mundelein College: Catholic Substance, Ecumenical Ethos, 1976-1991 / Stephen A. Schmidt -- Reminiscences of a Mundelein Junkie / David Block -- Moving West of Raynor, or "What's a Good Lutheran Girl Like You Doing at a Catholic Graduate School Like This?" 1985-1990 / Nancy Bartels -- Mundelein College Baccalaureate Address, June 9, 1991 / Mary Griffin -- Afterword / Mary Nowesnick.
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City of the Century: the Epic of Chicago and the Making of America

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book, Miller
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2003
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Introduction: City of dreamers and doers. -- Discovery. The priest and the explorer ; Joliet's dream. -- "Didn't expect no town" Wild Chicago ; Banishing the past. -- Ogden's Chicago. The founder ; A prairie aristocracy ; The grid and the balloon frame. -- The great Chicago exchange engine. The big junction ; The mechanical man ; Stacker of wheat and wood, packer of pork. -- Empire city of the West. Chicago against nature ; City of extremes. -- My lost city. The Great Fire ; Unapproachable in calamity. -- Introduction: Let us build ourselves a city. -- That astonishing Chicago. "Grander and statelier than ever" ; America's city. -- The Chicago machine. Empires of order and blood ; A fortress of oppression ; The Pullman idea ; Steel rails to country kitchens. -- The streetcar city. Palaces of desire ; The Loop ; City and suburb ; Sunday in Chicago. -- Stories in stone and steel. Something new under the sun ; Burnham and Root ; The major's birdcage ; Factories in the sky. -- Sullivan and civic renewal. The Auditorium ; A proud and soaring thing. -- The new Chicago. Burnham's White city ; Hutchinson's three-ring circus ; Harper's university ; The social defense of caste ; The new Chicago woman ; Cleansing the city. -- The battle for Chicago. Politics "ain't bean bag" ; Why the ward boss rules ; Haymarket ; It's Harrison again. -- 1893. The Fair ; The "Gomorrah of the West" ; Stories of the streets and of the town. -- After the Fair. If Christ came to Chicago! ; Regeneration.
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0684831384
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Originally published in hardcover in 1996. Companion edition to the American Experience presentation on PBS.

Chicago Surface Lines: an Illustrated History

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book, Lind
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1979
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3rd
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Comprehensive history of the electric street railways that provided transportation for most Chicagoans for over fifty years. At one point in the 1930s, the Chicago Surface Lines was the world's largest street railway, carrying more daily passengers than all the nation's railroads and airlines combined. It also had a large fleet of buses and trolley coaches. This book provides a detailed look at every aspect of the CSL, including descriptions of each class of cars and each route. Covers MOW equipment, car barns, paint schemes, corporate rivals, and employee training. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With maps, equipment rosters, timetables, and schematic diagrams. End papers show system maps.
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0934732000
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Chicago Confidential

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book, Lait
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1950
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Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city. Of vital importance to every Chicagoan, it will also have enormous interest to every American. From swanky Lake Shore Drive to the squalid nests of perversion, Lait and Mortimer reveal the Chicago that's not in the guidebooks.
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Chicago Interiors: Views of a Splendid World

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book, Lowe
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1979
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Hotel life. The great row ; Magnificence in the Loop ; Northern lights -- Player with railroads. Go Pullman ; One Grand Station -- On the town. Concert halls and theatres ; Dance halls ; Movies -- Many mansions. Lake Shore palaces ; Houses of talent -- Prairie pavilions and castles in the air. Villas ; Apartments -- Two streets. State: emporiums of delight ; La Salle: halls of commerce -- Clubland -- Public spaces. Where the people rule ; Vaults of civilization ; Where the people worship -- Rooms to remember.
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John Lavalie

How to Speak Midwestern

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Book, McClelland, Edward
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2016
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How to speak Midwestern is a book about the languages and stories of people in different parts of the midwest.
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9780997774276
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Chicago

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book, Davies
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1990
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Over 80 full color photographs and accompanying text describe the sights and scenery of the city of Chicago. The art, architecture, history, leisure and business of the city is described to offer the essence of Chicago.
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0831788313
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John Lavalie

Chicago Stained Glass

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book, Frueh
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1983
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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND. Ancient origins -- Romanesque churches -- Gothic cathedrals -- Medieval glass -- Decline and destruction -- Nineteenth century revival -- New directions in stained glass -- STAINED GLASS BY CHICAGO GLASSMEN. Beginnings and growth -- The glassmen -- The glass -- Styles of glass -- Stained glass for the wealthy -- The Pullman Palace car -- Stained glass in public buildings -- The strike and standardization -- Ecclesiastical stained glass. Victorian style windows ; Munich style art glass ; Sullivan's art glass at K.A.M. Temple ; Healy & Millet and McCully & Miles ; Flanagan & Biedenweg ; Frank Lloyd Wright's designs ; Thomas A. O'Shaughnessy's windows ; Giannini & Hilgart ; Drehobl Bros. Art Glass Company -- Years of decline and the art of Edgar Miller -- Adolfas Valeska's faceted glass -- Bob White's fused glass -- New directions -- ART GLASS FROM ELSEWHERE. Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris -- John La Farge and Louis Tiffany -- La Farge glass in Chicago -- Tiffany Glass in Chicago -- Edward Peck Sperry -- Mayer and Zettler Munich windows -- Willet Stained Glass Studios -- Charles J. Connick Associates -- Conrad Schmitt Studios -- Emil Frei Associates -- Conrad Pickel Studio -- Gabriel Loire Studio -- Abraham Rattner window -- Marc Chagall at the Art Institute.
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082940435X
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John Lavalie

The Gangs of Chicago

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book, Asbury
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1986
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The story of Chicago's golden age of crime climaxes with a dramatic account of the careers of the "biggest of the Big Shots": Big Jim Colosimo, Terrible Johnny Torrio, and the elusive Al Capone. Discover how Chicago's underworld earned-- and kept-- its reputation. Asbury reveals live as it was lived in the Criminal districts of the Levee, Hell's Half-Acre, the Bad Lands, and the Black Hole. His description of Chicago infamous red light district vividly captures the wicked splendor that was Chicago.
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John Lavalie

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