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Chicago's greatest year, 1893 the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis / Joseph Gustaitis.

E-book E-book (2013.)
Description: xii, 346 p. : ill.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013.

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  • ISBN: 9780809332496 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 0809332485 (paperback : alkaline paper)
  • ISBN: 9780809332489 (paperback : alkaline paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The White City and the Gray City -- Three Museums and a Library -- Sears, Roebuck & Co. -- Frances Willard's Bicycle -- Open Heart Surgery -- A Church for Father Tolton -- The Illinois Institute of Technology -- The Birth of Urban Literature -- The West Side Grounds -- The Chicago Hot Dog -- Wrigley's Gum -- The Chicago School of Architecture -- Reforming Chicago -- Epidemics and Clean Water -- Epilogue: Chicago's Next Great Year.
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Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013.
Citation: Gustaitis, Joseph Alan. "Chicago's greatest year, 1893 the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis." Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013.
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