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Chicago, the city and its people

Muriel Stanek

Chicago, the city and its people

by Muriel Stanek

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Published by Coronado Publishers in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Chicago (Ill.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMuriel Stanek.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF548.33 .S762 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1781992M
      ISBN 100157747174
      LC Control Number89175112
      OCLC/WorldCa21977513

      The Great Chicago Fire destroyed a major American city, making it one of the most destructive disasters of the 19th century. A Sunday night blaze in a barn quickly spread, and for approximately 30 hours the flames roared through Chicago, consuming hastily constructed neighborhoods of immigrant housing as well as the city's business district.   - The Great Chicago Fire, Oct. , Beginning just south and west of downtown at W. DeKoven St. (the site of Mrs. Molly O`Leary`s barn), the fire spread all the way to Fullerton Avenue Author: Blair Kamin.

      , workers rioted in Chicago. After the police fired into the crowd, the workers met and rallied in Haymarket Square to protest police brutality. A bomb exploded, killing or injuring many of the police. The Chicago workers and the man who set the bomb were immigrants, so the incident promoted anti-immigrant feelings. His book Chicago: City on the Make, most recently reprinted in , takes the same stance of pride in corruption and survival that Sandburg took. To find out what life in Chicago was like for normal people who seldom come in contact with literature, the authoritative source is Studs Turkel’s Division Street: America.

      Between the publication of his book and his move to the FHA, Babcock’s Chicago peers began to take a more sophisticated, “scientific,” approach to real estate and the evolution of the city. Chicago was incorporated as a town in , near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed. Today, the city retains its status as a major hub for industry, telecommunications and infrastructure, with O'Hare International Airport being the second busiest airport in the world in terms of traffic movements. In


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