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Chicago Photographers, 1847 Through 1900: As Listed in Chicago City Directories By Chicago Historical Society
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Chicago Photographers, 1847 Through 1900: A listing of photographers in Chicago from 1847-1900
Ragdale Historic Structure Report By Johnson Lasky Architects
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Historic Structure Report for Ragdale House - 1897 summer home of prominent Chicago architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Fully illustrated, this report documents the initial construction, subsequent... More > alterations and current state of the property and recommends an appropriate method of historic preservation treatment based on physical research and an interpretation of the historic context.< Less
Ragdale Historic Structure Report By Johnson Lasky Architects
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Historic Structure Report for Ragdale House - 1897 summer home of prominent Chicago architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Fully illustrated, this report documents the initial construction, subsequent... More > alterations and current state of the property and recommends an appropriate method of historic preservation treatment based on physical research and an interpretation of the historic context.< Less
Amplifying Arts: Establishing Sustainable Community Partnerships on Chicago's South Side By Chicago Policy Research Team
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Amplifying Arts outlines ways the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the Washington Park Arts Incubator (WPAI), and the DuSable Museum of African American History can amplify artistic and... More > cultural activity through creative place-making efforts based on the South Side of Chicago. Historically, the South Side has been a major center of black culture in the United States. In recent decades, however, the artistic and cultural life of the South Side community has suffered from the effects of economic, demographic, and cultural shifts. Recently, local organizations and institutions, including the University of Chicago, have tried to reverse this trend.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (SECOND EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you're planning to take the train between Chicago, Galesburg (Illinois), and La Plata (Missouri), then this is the book for you. This 252-page rail route guide serves as a milepost by milepost... More > guide to the historical and natural sites out your window. Did you know that the site of the deadliest mining disaster in the Midwest can be seen from the train? Or how about the reconstructed Mormon Temple at Nauvoo, Illinois that marked the start of a historic trek to the Great Salt Lake Valley? In addition to text, there are hundreds of pictures of the landmarks you will be looking for too. A portion of the sales from each book is donated to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation, a non-profit railroad history group based in La Plata, Missouri.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (Second Edition) By Robert Tabern
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If you ever ride the train between Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities...then this is the book that you need! The second edition of "Outside the Rails" features 300 pages of useful... More > information describing the different sites that passengers see while aboard Amtrak's "Hiawatha Service" and "Empire Builder" trains. Ever look out your window and wonder what something is? Chances are it is in this book! The author spent more than 5 years researching historic buildings, natural, and geological sites along the 417 mile route from Chicago to St. Paul. This route guide is also popular with passengers who are participating in a "Friends of the 261" charter trip. So, stop wondering "What is that?"...and be in the know with "Outside the Rails".< Less
Lakeside By Dave Hartmann
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Set in post World War II 1946 on Chicago's South Side, the novel follows Sandy, a girl in her late twenties, beginning when she 'accidentally' meets Jonathon, the image of a close friend who drowned... More > four years previously. But Jonathon follows a sinister agenda of his own. He wants to meet Sandy's roommate, Maggie, and break up the long-standing romance between Maggie and Pete. Pete's stories of working for the Illinois Central railroad provide interesting interludes as the action evolves.< Less
Lakeside By Dave Hartmann
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Set in post World War II 1946 on Chicago's South Side, the novel follows Sandy, a girl in her late twenties, beginning when she 'accidentally' meets Jonathon, the image of a close friend who drowned... More > four years previously. But Jonathon follows a sinister agenda of his own. He wants to meet Sandy's roommate, Maggie, and break up the long-standing romance between Maggie and Pete. Pete's stories of working for the Illinois Central railroad provide interesting interludes as the action evolves.< Less
Boeing - A History By peter dancey
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This is an up-to-date revised Boeing Plane-makers of Distinction published by this author on Lulu ebooks in 2010. This book includes all the historical details as well as all the latest information... More > such as the F/A-22 Raptor, Dreamliner, and XB-45 UCAV. The complete history of Boeing from Seattle to Chicago and their response to the EADS Airbus challenge world-wide< Less
A Grandma's Story By ardell wieczorek
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A nostalgic look back at a lifetime lived in a simpler time. This biography presents an anthology about growing up during World War II, a historical outline about some of America's true heroes,... More > and, finally, how to cope with and enjoy growing older.< Less