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Chicago: its history and its builders, a century of marvelous growth,

Author: J Seymour Currey
Publisher: Chicago, S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1912.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Currey, J. Seymour (Josiah Seymour), 1844-1928.
Chicago.
Chicago, S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1912
(OCoLC)656478972
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Seymour Currey
OCLC Number: 1851611
Notes: Author's name omitted from t.p. of v. 4-5.
Vols. 4-5 contain biographical sketches.
Description: 5 volumes plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. Period of Discovery --
French domination --
1671 --
Chicago in the Eighteenth Century --
Chicago From 1803-1812 --
Fort Dearborn Massacre --
Rebuilding of Fort Dearborn --
Early visitors and residents --
Natural features of Chicago --
Winnebago War --
Beginnings of Chicago's growth --
The Black Hawk War --
Indian Removal --
Illinois and Michigan Canal --
Growth of Chicago during the 1830's --
Era of internal improvements --
Education in Chicago --
Men of the 1830's --
River and Harbor Convention --
Religious History --
Slavery issues in Chicago --
v. 2. Douglas in Chicago --
The old University --
Lincoln in Chicago --
The Lincoln-Douglas debate --
Public Life of Stephen A. Douglas --
Events prior to Lincoln's nomination --
Republican convention of 1860 --
Civil war memories --
Chicago in war time --
Later events of the Civil War period --
Deepening the canal --
Sewerage problems --
Newspapers --
The Great Fire --
University of Illinois, 1867 --
University of Chicago --
Art Institute of Chicago --
Fire Department --
Railroad riots of 1877 --
The North Shore --
Evanston --
Northwestern University --
Evanston Public Library --
Socialism and anarchism in Chicago --
v. 3. Formative Period of the World's Fair --
Dedication and opening of the World's Fair --
Prominent features of the World's Fair --
The Exposition iin full splendor --
Noteworthy attractions of the World's Fair --
Some important results of the World's Fair --
Sanitary district --
Construction of the sanitary canal --
Water supply and tunnels --
The parks of Chicago --
First elevation of tracks in 1892, lifesaving service, etc. --
The Pullman Strike, Chicago Historical Society, etc. --
Iroquois Fire --
Music and Drama --
Schools of the present day --
The Chicago Public Library, the public square, etc. --
Bench and Bar --
Banks and Banking, mayors of Chicago, etc. --
Industrial development, street railways, etc. --
The Chicago Plan Commission formed, provisions outlined and endorsed by the Chicago Commercial Club --
v. 4. Biographies --
v. 5. Biographies.
Responsibility: by J. Seymour Currey ...

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