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Tales of the Great Lakes : stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin.

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories of the men who built the Midwest, with descriptions and histories of the shores, the woods and lakes, rolling farmland, the rise of the great metropolises of Chicago and Minneapolis.
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Genre/Form: History
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tales of the Great Lakes.
Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, ©1986
(OCoLC)606377423
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1555211208 9781555211202
OCLC Number: 15532531
Notes: Collection of 34 illustrated articles and chapters of books originally published between 1875 and 1909.
Description: 474 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Chicago (1875) --
2. The workers of the Great Lakes (1905) --
3. The Wisconsin lakes (1890) --
4. The city of Minneapolis (1905) --
5. Jack Boyd: master riverman (1907) --
6. The last wolverine (1903) --
7. Across the Mesaba (1896) --
"De kid wot works at night" (1908) --
9. Yachting on the Great Lakes (1900) --
10. Chicago's great river harbor (1902) --
11. Chicago: before fire, after the fire, and today (1895) --
12. The "light fantastic" in the Central West (1901) --
13. Fishing and hunting in the Northwest (1890) --
14. The story of a copper mine (1907) --
15. With rod and gun in Northwestern woods and waters (1891) --
16. The Chicago Athletic Club (1898) --
17. Life at Old Mackinac (1909) --
18. A clearing-house for tramps (1908) --
Off days on Superior's North Shore (1903) --
20. The dog teams of the "Soo" (1905) --
21. On the Little Bull rapids (1906) --
22. The University of Chicago (1895) --
23. Following deer trails in Northwestern woods (1904). 24. An old-time Michigan squirrel shoot (1903) --
25. The skeleton on Round Island (1898) --
26. Treed by wolves (1909) --
27. On the Great Lakes (1898) --
28. Angling in the Middle West --
29. The making of the White City (1892) --
30. The first families of Chicago (1909) --
31. Two generations under freedom (1903) --
32. Chicago's great river harbor (1902) [identical to 10.] --
33. Senator Robert M. La Follette (1907) --
34. The water route from Chicago to the ocean (1892).

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Stories of the men who built the Midwest, with descriptions and histories of the shores, the woods and lakes, rolling farmland, the rise of the great metropolises of Chicago and Minneapolis.

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