Chicago history

Chicago: The Glamour Years (1919-1941)

Location

112 Madison Ave
10016 New York
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
book, Aylesworth
Date: 
1986
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Abstract: 
Illustrated with over 250 black-and-white and color illustrations from this fascinating period, Chicago: The Glamour Years provides a unique panorama of those turbulent decades in an American city like no other-from gangsters and gun molls to operas and opulence. It is a book that brings that wonderful era back to life for the reader.
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English
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0-8317-1254-6
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The Chicago Bungalow

Location

3047 N Lincoln Ave Suite 410
60657 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
book, Chicago Architecture Foundation
Date: 
2001
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Abstract: 
This book is a companion piece to an exhibition created by the Chicago Architecture Foundation to explore the legacy of the Chicago Bungalow. Both the book and exhibition interpret the architecture of the bungalow and its social history. It is part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation's ongoing work of celebrating and educating the public about the city's great architectural tradition.
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0-7385-1882-4
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Chicago: A Personal History of America's Most American City

Catalog Number: 
Book, Farr
Date: 
1973
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Chicago: A Personal History of America's Most American City is a conversational history of Chicago, up through the 1960's.
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0870001795
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Item Donor: 
Alice Hayes

The Land Line

Location

P.O. Box 891231
60608 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
journalTheLandLine
Date: 
January 2012
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
The Land Line is a quarterly publication based in Chicago invested in furthering print publication. It is a collaborative effort by a collection of artists, writers, activists, and musicians who contribute literary criticism, Chicago history, and various explorations of style and genre. The Land Line is committed to a collective production process, including laying out the paper by hand so that everyone can be involved. The benefit shows, film screenings, and readings they host not only fund the paper but are essential to the project of building a community around the journal.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
There were four issues in total for The Land Line. The Land Line also launched a successful Kickstarter campaign from Nov 21 2011 - Jan 15 2012. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thelandline/the-land-line
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Ultra Local Geography: Doors! Of Rogers Park!

Catalog Number: 
Zine Ultra Local Geography
Date: 
Winter 2005
Volume: 
2
Abstract: 
In the second installment of his Ultra Local Geography, Larry Shure documents the "functional beauty" of the portals to various buildings in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. An exhaustive zine-cum-architectural-guidebook, it documents and describes the features of eleven doors, including date, architect, building owner, cost, size, building materials, and even the reference information for the City of Chicago building permits. Shure provides drawings of the doors, their building facades, and street addresses/intersections.
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English
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Our Chicago, Faces and Voices of the City

Catalog Number: 
Book, Richard Younker
Date: 
1987
Edition: 
First Edition
Abstract: 
This book is a series of candid portraits accompanied by poetry and monlogues given by the subjects. The words of some have been mixed and matched with others to tell new and differnt stories that still represent the collective Chicago Younker seeks to represent.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
The author was born and raised, and educated in Chicago. He had been working as a freelance photographer for thirteen years at the time of publication. His work appeared in the magazines of the Chicao-Sun TImes and Chicago Tribune Magazines respectively.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1556520220