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Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology

Location

400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology
Date: 
October 2016
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Issue: 
#4
Abstract: 
Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This Issue focuses on documentation of a 1972 study on personal identification within law enforcement.
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English
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Library Excavations, Issue #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989

Location

400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Library Excavations #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989
Date: 
August 2016
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activated physical materials found in public libraries." Contents come from issues of "Corrections Today" found at Harold Washington Library.
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English
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A Call to Action: An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations

Location

7822 South Dobson Street
60619 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 45' 9.63" N, 87° 35' 56.832" W
US
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Book, Thurston, Linda M., "A Call to Action"
Date: 
1993
Edition: 
First edition
Abstract: 
"A Call to Action is a poignant and uncompromising analysis of the criminal/justice system which spends millions of dollars annually, and controls the lives of approximately one million inmates--of which nearly two-thirds are Black and members of other non-white groups. Of particular concern is the over-representation of Black men who traverse the criminal justice system as though it was especially designed for them."
Language: 
English
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Abstract from back cover.
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088370674

The Unbelievable Laundry Detergent Man

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Magazine, The Unbelievable Laundry Detergent Man
Date: 
March 2003
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
Comic focusing on the adventures of the superhero know as the Laundry Detergent Man in his effort to clean up a crime-ridden neighborhood.
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English
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In These Times: Violent Crime

Reversing Urban Decline: The Winthrop-Kenmore Corridor in the Edgewater and Uptown Communities of Chicago

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Book, Marciniak Ed
Date: 
1981
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
<p> From the back cover: Many large US cities flounder as they search for ways to stem the spread of poverty and blight, to rehabilitate older areas and to rebuild their inner core. &quot;Reversing Urban Decline is the second of three reports which describe the link between neighborhood revitalization and the future of the city.</p>
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eng
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0-940-798-00-X

Swagger

Catalog Number: 
n.4
Date: 
2005
Volume: 
Vol. 1, Number 2
Abstract: 
A short-lived free magazine on a variety of topics, priding itself on being &ldquo;the most brazen magazine in Chicago.&rdquo; Features on: Car horns, Bible of the Devil, cheap living, Chicago&rsquo;s love affair with skyscrapers and Donald Trump, a primer on Wal-Mart, Terry Schiavo and rights to control your own body, Ipecac Records and Chocolate Industries, the male orgasm, the logging industry, Garbage Pail Kids, television crime dramas
Language: 
eng
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Not a great copy; entire magazine still available online.
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