History

Chicago: City of Neighborhoods

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book, Pacyga
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1986
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The Loop. Walking tour of the Loop -- Near North Side. Gold Coast ; Little Hell ; Old Town ; Lincoln Park ; Near North Side tour -- Mid-North Side. Lake View ; East Lake View/New Town ; Wrigleyville ; Buena Park ; Uptown ; Mid-North tour -- Far North Side. Rogers Park ; Edgewater ; Far North Side tour -- Milwaukee Avenue corridor. West Town ; Wicker Park ; Ukrainian Village ; Humboldt Park/Logan Square ; Milwaukee Avenue corridor tour -- Near West Side. Near West Side tour -- Lower West Side. Pilsen ; Heart of Chicago ; South Lawndale ; Little Village ; Lower West Side tour -- Old South Side. Near South Side ; Douglas ; Old South Side tour -- Grand Boulevard-Washington Park. Grand Boulevard ; Washington Park ; Grand Boulevard-Washington Park tour -- South Lakefront. Hyde Park/Kenwood ; South Shore ; South Lakefront tour -- Southeast Side. South Chicago ; East Side ; South Deering ; Pullman ; Southeast Side tour -- Stock Yard district. Bridgeport ; McKinley Park ; Back of the Yards ; Canaryville ; Stock Yard district tour -- Near Southwest Side. Englewood ; Gage Park-Marquette Park ; Brighton Park ; Archer Avenue and Chinatown ; Near Southwest Side tour -- Beverley Hills-Morgan Park. Beverley Hills-Morgan Park tour.
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082940497X
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Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods

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book, Grossman
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1981
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Preface -- The world of the neighborhoods -- The Near Northwest side -- Bridgeport and Back of the Yards -- The Lower West side -- The Near North side -- New Greek Town -- Kenwood and Hyde Park -- Uptown -- South Chicago -- Devon Avenue : the Jewish community -- Pullman Village and Beverly Hills -- Morgan Park.
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0832901121
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John Lavalie

Ethnic Chicago

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book, Jones
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1981
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The ethnic odyssey / Melvin G. Holli, Peter D'A. Jones -- Cultural pluralism -- Irish Chicago: church, homeland, politics, and class: the shaping of an ethnic group, 1870-1900 / Michael F. Funchion -- The Jews of Chicago: from Shtetl to suburb / Irving Cutler -- Greek survival in Chicago: the role of ethnic education, 1890-1980 / Andrew T. Kopan -- Ukrainian Chicago: the making of a nationality group in America / Myron Bohdon Kuropas -- Suburban Italians: Chicago Heights, 1890-1975 / Dominic Candeloro.
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English
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0802818072
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John Lavalie

The Great American Fair: the World's Columbian Exposition and American Culture

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book, Badger
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1979
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Preface -- Prologue: Opening day -- Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture -- pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND -- The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution -- The growth and character of the institution -- America and the Great World's Fairs -- pt. 2. THE SETTING -- Energy and uncertainty -- The representative city -- pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR -- Genesis and growth of the idea -- Organization -- The site, the plan, and the design -- Finance and promotion -- Dedication day -- Final preparations -- The World's Congress -- The exhibits -- The midway -- pt. 4. THE CULTURE -- Achievement and influence -- A confusion of symbols -- The vision of unity -- Epilogue -- APPENDICES -- A) The World's Fairs -- B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs -- C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- D) Preliminary and final classification system -- E) The Presidential proclamation -- F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 -- G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 -- H) A financial balance sheet.
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0882296922
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John Lavalie

Chicago: City on the Make

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book, Algren
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1987
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Introduction / by Studs Terkel -- The hustlers -- Are you a Christian? -- The silver-colored yesterday -- Love is for barflies -- Bright faces opf tomorrow -- No more giants -- Nobody knows where O'Connor went -- Afterword : the people of these parts : a survey of modern mid-American letters.
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English
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0226013847
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John Lavalie

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

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book, Harrington
Date: 
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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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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English
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0934732000
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