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Chicago : growth of a metropolis

Author: Harold M Mayer; Richard C Wade; Glen E Holt; Gerald F Pyle
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, [©1969]
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Pictorial history of Chicago, emphasizing the physical conditions of life in the city, and discussing how the city expanded and why it looks the way it does.
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Genre/Form: Bildband
History
Pictorial works
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Mayer, Harold M. (Harold Melvin), 1916-
Chicago: growth of a metropolis.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1969]
(OCoLC)556148356
Online version:
Mayer, Harold M. (Harold Melvin), 1916-
Chicago: growth of a metropolis.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1969]
(OCoLC)607831524
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold M Mayer; Richard C Wade; Glen E Holt; Gerald F Pyle
ISBN: 0226512738 9780226512730 0226512746 9780226512747
OCLC Number: 73416
Description: ix, 510 pages, [4] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits, plans, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prairie seaport, 1830-51 --
Railroad capital, 1851-71 --
The second city, 1871-93 --
The white city and the gray, 1893-1917 --
War and prosperity, 1917-45 --
Revival and crisis, 1945-69.
Responsibility: Harold M. Mayer and Richard C. Wade ; with the assistance of Glen E. Holt ; cartography by Gerald F. Pyle.
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Pictorial history of Chicago, emphasizing the physical conditions of life in the city, and discussing how the city expanded and why it looks the way it does.

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