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Short History of Oak Park By Jim Bowman
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This short history is an informal account based on monthly columns by Jim Bowman in the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park & River Forest (Illinois). It reports events with commentary, implied or... More > otherwise, catching the flavor of Oak Park life. Bowman grew up in Oak Park in the 30s and 40s, He and his wife have lived there since 1970 and raised their six children there. He did newspaper work in the 60s and 70s. Since 1978 he has free-lanced, producing seven books, mostly of corporate history but also about Catholic prayer and practice.< Less
Short History of Oak Park By Jim Bowman
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This short history is an informal account based on monthly columns by Jim Bowman in the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park & River Forest (Illinois). It reports events with commentary, implied or... More > otherwise, catching the flavor of Oak Park life. Bowman grew up in Oak Park in the 30s and 40s, He and his wife have lived there since 1970 and raised their six children there. He did newspaper work in the 60s and 70s. Since 1978 he has free-lanced, producing seven books, mostly of corporate history but also about Catholic prayer and practice.< Less
Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters By Jim Bowman
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Do politicians talk funny? To adapt what one of them said long ago about fooling people, some of them talk funny all of the time, all of them some of the time. This little book tells how two of... More > them and a few of their colleagues talked to constituents in Chicago-suburban Oak Park and neighboring towns and neighborhoods in the summer and fall of 2013. It’s an exercise in synecdoche, by which parts stand for the whole, in this case some politicians for the entire breed. By these few you shall know the breed, at least in Blue Illinois, where Democrats rule.< Less
Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters By Jim Bowman
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Do politicians talk funny? To adapt what one of them said long ago about fooling people, some of them talk funny all of the time, all of them some of the time. This little book tells how two of... More > them and a few of their colleagues talked to constituents in Chicago-suburban Oak Park and neighboring towns and neighborhoods in the summer and fall of 2013. It’s an exercise in synecdoche, by which parts stand for the whole, in this case some politicians for the entire breed. By these few you shall know the breed, at least in Blue Illinois, where Democrats rule.< Less
Unity Temple - Frank Lloyd Wright By Ryan Schmidt, Joshua Frank, Kevin Rohde
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This book is a reconstruction of part of Unity Temple designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Temple is currently damaged from water leaks and this analysis of the building is to document that condition... More > to be able to make corrections to the building.< Less
Jeanette Fields: A Community Life By Keith Bringe
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Jeanette Fields has been at the forefront of Chicago’s cultural life for more than 75 years. The list of organizations that Mrs. Fields nurtured, encouraged or led at their inception includes... More > the South Shore Commission, Glessner House, Chicago School of Architecture Foundation (later -Chicago Architecture Foundation), Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Oak Park Visitor’s Center, Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest, Pleasant Home Foundation and Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park. These organizations were founded on a shoestring and struggled for years. Their founders fought to keep the lights on; to keep the doors open, to gain visibility and public support. Some have grown to manage multi-million dollar budgets. Collectively these institutions contribute enormous value as catalysts for community development, tourism and education. They enhance Chicago’s reputation as an internationally respected cultural powerhouse. Jeanette’s civic legacy is simply invaluable.< Less
Panda's A to Z By Beth Siegel, Cathie Peterson
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A colorful hand drawn alphabet illustrations created by misses Peterson's third grade class at Mann Elementary in Oak Park Illinois
(involuntary) Memories By Irene Perez
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Exhibition catalogue documenting (involuntary) Memories a show by artist Irene Pérez at What It Is in Oak Park, IL. Irene Pérez received her BFA from the University of Illinois at... More > Chicago. For more information about Irene's work please visit her website http://ireneperez.net/ For more information about What It Is please visit our website http://www.wot-it-is.com< Less
Dog Vs. Hurricane By A Tail of A Supernatural Dog and A Super Hurricane
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Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School sixth grade students in Oak Park, Illinois worked together to write and publish a children’s book about Hurricane Sandy. Work was done in science, social... More > studies, and language arts classes. The purpose of the book is to raise awareness about the ongoing needs of Hurricane Sandy victims and to raise money to help children affected by Hurricane Sandy. The Sandy Storybook is a combination of fiction and non-fiction. Throughout the school year, students helped to write the story and to do research about hurricanes in order to contribute hurricane facts and information to be included in the book.< Less
Out of Time's Abyss By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950)... More > was an American writer best known for his creations of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois (he later lived for many years in the suburb of Oak Park), the fourth son of businessman and Civil War veteran Major George Tyler Burroughs (1833–1913) and his wife Mary Evaline (Zieger) Burroughs (1840–1920). His middle name is from his paternal grandmother, Mary Rice Burroughs (1802–c.1870). Burroughs was of almost entirely English ancestry, all of which had been in North America since the early colonial era. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Rice_Burroughs< Less