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The Resource Chicago portraits : biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans, June Skinner Sawyers ; foreword by Bill Kurtis

Chicago portraits : biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans, June Skinner Sawyers ; foreword by Bill Kurtis

Label
Chicago portraits : biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans
Title
Chicago portraits
Title remainder
biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans
Statement of responsibility
June Skinner Sawyers ; foreword by Bill Kurtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of biographies by writer June Skinner Sawyers that chronicle the lives of 250 people who have had a major influence on the history of Chicago
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sawyers, June Skinner
Dewey number
920.0773/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F548.25
LC item number
.S28 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Illinois
Label
Chicago portraits : biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans, June Skinner Sawyers ; foreword by Bill Kurtis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grace Abbott -- Robert S. Abbott -- Wallace C. Abbott -- Jane Addams -- George Ade -- Nelson Algren -- Saul Alinsky -- Fran Allison -- John Peter Altgeld -- Arthur Andersen -- Margaret C. Anderson -- Sherwood Anderson -- Adrian Anson -- Philip Danforth Armour -- Louis Armstrong -- Jacob Arvey -- Ira J. Bach -- Barney Balaban -- Claude A. Barnett -- Mary Bartelme -- Mathias "Paddy" Bauler -- L. Frank Baum -- John Belushi -- Jack Benny -- Bruno Bettelheim -- Frank Billings -- Jesse Binga -- Louise DeKoven Bowen -- Preston Bradley -- Myra Bradwell -- James H. Breasted -- "Big" Bill Broonzy -- William Bross -- Leo Burnett -- Daniel H. Burnham -- Edgar Rice Burroughs -- Paul Butterfield -- Frances Xavier Cabrini -- Al Capone -- Anton J. Cermak -- Leonard Chess -- Nat "King" Cole -- Charles A. Comiskey -- Fairfax M. Cone -- Jack Conroy -- Sam Cook -- Jack L. Cooper -- Paul Cornell -- Charles Correll and Freeman Gosden -- John Coughlin -- Henry Crown -- Richard J. Daley -- Arnold Damen -- Clarence Darrow -- Charles Gates Dawes -- Eugene Debs -- Floyd Dell -- Oscar De Priest -- William E. Dever -- John Dewey -- Walt Disney -- Michael Diversey -- R. R. Donnelley -- Stephen A. Douglas -- Theodore Dreiser -- Finley Peter Dunne -- Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable -- Mircea Eliade -- Elmer E. Ellsworth -- Ada and Minna Everleigh -- James T. Farrell -- Edna Ferber -- Enrico Fermi -- Eugene Field -- Marshall Field -- John Fischetti -- Morris Fishbein -- Fahey Flynn -- Bob Fosse -- Bud Freeman -- Henry Blake Fuller -- Mary Garden -- Hamlin Garland -- Dave Garroway -- Arthur J. Goldberg -- Maurice Goldblatt -- Benny Goodman -- Kenneth Sawyer Goodman -- Steve Goodman -- Harold "Red" Grange -- Walter Burley Griffin -- Samuel E. Gross -- George Halas -- Margaret Haley -- Albert Halper -- Dina Halpern -- Alice Hamliton -- Fred Hampton -- Lorraine Hansberry -- William Rainey Harper -- Sydney J. Harris -- Carter Harrison I -- Carter Harrison II -- William "Big Bill" Haywood -- Ben Hecht -- Ernest Hemingway -- Robert Herrick -- John Hertz -- Sidney Hillman -- Earl Hines -- Emil G. Hirsch -- Julius J. Hoffman -- William Holabird -- Joseph Holmes -- Henry Horner -- Gurdon S. Hubbard -- Robert Maynard Hutchins -- J. Allen Hynek -- Samuel Insull -- Mahalia Jackson -- William Le Baron Jenney -- Jack Johnson -- Jenkin Lloyd Jones -- John Jones -- Florence Kelley -- Edward J. kelly -- Michael Kenna -- Otto Kerner, Jr. -- Charles H. Kerr -- William W. Kimball -- John Kinzie -- Herman Kogan -- James L. Kraft -- Ray Kroc -- Gene Krupa -- Kenesaw Mountain Landis -- Ring Lardner -- Victor Lawson -- Meyer Levin -- Vachel Lindsey -- Mary Livermore -- Henry Demarest Lloyd -- Rudy Lozano -- Charles MacArthur -- George W. Maher -- Mary E. Marcy -- Jacques Marquette -- Vita Marzullo -- Edgar Lee Masters -- Oscar E. Mayer -- Aloysius A. Mazewski -- Cyrus H. McCormick -- Robert E. McCormick -- John T. McCutcheon -- Mary McDowell -- John McGreevy -- Joseph Medill -- Charles E. Merriam -- Ralph Metcalfe -- Mezz Mezzrow -- Albert A. Michelson -- Ludwig Mies van de Rohe -- Vincente Minnelli -- Harriet Monroe -- Dwight L. Moody -- Joy Morton -- Archibald J. Motley, Jr. -- Williad Motley -- Elijah Muhammad -- James Mulligan -- George Mundelein -- Paul Muni -- Bronko Nagurski -- Agnes Nestor -- William Butler Ogden -- Joe "King" Oliver -- Francis O'Neill -- James O'Reilly -- Ruth Page -- William S. Paley -- Bertha Honore Palmer -- Potter Palmer -- Francis W. Parker -- Albert and Lucy Parsons -- James C. Petrillo -- Irna Phillips -- Allan Pinkerton -- George Pullman -- James Quigley -- Leslee Reis -- Ben Reitman -- Hyman G. Rickover -- Knute Rockne -- Carl R. Rogers -- George F. Root -- John Wellborn Root -- Julius Rosenwald -- Barney Ross -- Arthur Rubloff -- Carl Sandburg -- Abe Saperstein -- Richard W. Sears -- Ike Sewall -- Howard Van Doren Shaw -- John G. Shedd -- Philip Sheridan -- John M. Smyth -- Albert G. Spalding -- Amos Alonzo Stagg -- Ellen Gates Starr -- Melville E. Stone -- Wilbur F. Storey -- Louis Sullivan -- Billy Sunday -- Gustavus F. Swift -- David Swing -- Lorado Taft -- Graham Taylor -- Terence Teahan -- Frazier Thomas -- Theodore Thomas -- Mary Harris Thompson -- William Hale Thompson -- Burr Tillstrom -- Michael Todd -- Thrstein B. Veblen -- Charles H. Wacker -- Charles Walgreen -- Aaron Montgomery Ward -- Harold Washington -- Muddy Waters -- Johnny Weissmuller -- Ida B. Wells -- William A. Wieboldt -- Frances E. Willard -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Sonny Boy Williamson I -- Howlin' Wolf -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- John S. Wright -- Richard Wright -- William Wrigley, Jr. -- Charles Tyson Yerkes -- Arthur Young -- Ella Flagg Young -- Florenz Ziegfeld
Control code
ocm24066734
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780829407013
Lccn
91024741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o24066734
  • (OCoLC)24066734
Label
Chicago portraits : biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans, June Skinner Sawyers ; foreword by Bill Kurtis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grace Abbott -- Robert S. Abbott -- Wallace C. Abbott -- Jane Addams -- George Ade -- Nelson Algren -- Saul Alinsky -- Fran Allison -- John Peter Altgeld -- Arthur Andersen -- Margaret C. Anderson -- Sherwood Anderson -- Adrian Anson -- Philip Danforth Armour -- Louis Armstrong -- Jacob Arvey -- Ira J. Bach -- Barney Balaban -- Claude A. Barnett -- Mary Bartelme -- Mathias "Paddy" Bauler -- L. Frank Baum -- John Belushi -- Jack Benny -- Bruno Bettelheim -- Frank Billings -- Jesse Binga -- Louise DeKoven Bowen -- Preston Bradley -- Myra Bradwell -- James H. Breasted -- "Big" Bill Broonzy -- William Bross -- Leo Burnett -- Daniel H. Burnham -- Edgar Rice Burroughs -- Paul Butterfield -- Frances Xavier Cabrini -- Al Capone -- Anton J. Cermak -- Leonard Chess -- Nat "King" Cole -- Charles A. Comiskey -- Fairfax M. Cone -- Jack Conroy -- Sam Cook -- Jack L. Cooper -- Paul Cornell -- Charles Correll and Freeman Gosden -- John Coughlin -- Henry Crown -- Richard J. Daley -- Arnold Damen -- Clarence Darrow -- Charles Gates Dawes -- Eugene Debs -- Floyd Dell -- Oscar De Priest -- William E. Dever -- John Dewey -- Walt Disney -- Michael Diversey -- R. R. Donnelley -- Stephen A. Douglas -- Theodore Dreiser -- Finley Peter Dunne -- Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable -- Mircea Eliade -- Elmer E. Ellsworth -- Ada and Minna Everleigh -- James T. Farrell -- Edna Ferber -- Enrico Fermi -- Eugene Field -- Marshall Field -- John Fischetti -- Morris Fishbein -- Fahey Flynn -- Bob Fosse -- Bud Freeman -- Henry Blake Fuller -- Mary Garden -- Hamlin Garland -- Dave Garroway -- Arthur J. Goldberg -- Maurice Goldblatt -- Benny Goodman -- Kenneth Sawyer Goodman -- Steve Goodman -- Harold "Red" Grange -- Walter Burley Griffin -- Samuel E. Gross -- George Halas -- Margaret Haley -- Albert Halper -- Dina Halpern -- Alice Hamliton -- Fred Hampton -- Lorraine Hansberry -- William Rainey Harper -- Sydney J. Harris -- Carter Harrison I -- Carter Harrison II -- William "Big Bill" Haywood -- Ben Hecht -- Ernest Hemingway -- Robert Herrick -- John Hertz -- Sidney Hillman -- Earl Hines -- Emil G. Hirsch -- Julius J. Hoffman -- William Holabird -- Joseph Holmes -- Henry Horner -- Gurdon S. Hubbard -- Robert Maynard Hutchins -- J. Allen Hynek -- Samuel Insull -- Mahalia Jackson -- William Le Baron Jenney -- Jack Johnson -- Jenkin Lloyd Jones -- John Jones -- Florence Kelley -- Edward J. kelly -- Michael Kenna -- Otto Kerner, Jr. -- Charles H. Kerr -- William W. Kimball -- John Kinzie -- Herman Kogan -- James L. Kraft -- Ray Kroc -- Gene Krupa -- Kenesaw Mountain Landis -- Ring Lardner -- Victor Lawson -- Meyer Levin -- Vachel Lindsey -- Mary Livermore -- Henry Demarest Lloyd -- Rudy Lozano -- Charles MacArthur -- George W. Maher -- Mary E. Marcy -- Jacques Marquette -- Vita Marzullo -- Edgar Lee Masters -- Oscar E. Mayer -- Aloysius A. Mazewski -- Cyrus H. McCormick -- Robert E. McCormick -- John T. McCutcheon -- Mary McDowell -- John McGreevy -- Joseph Medill -- Charles E. Merriam -- Ralph Metcalfe -- Mezz Mezzrow -- Albert A. Michelson -- Ludwig Mies van de Rohe -- Vincente Minnelli -- Harriet Monroe -- Dwight L. Moody -- Joy Morton -- Archibald J. Motley, Jr. -- Williad Motley -- Elijah Muhammad -- James Mulligan -- George Mundelein -- Paul Muni -- Bronko Nagurski -- Agnes Nestor -- William Butler Ogden -- Joe "King" Oliver -- Francis O'Neill -- James O'Reilly -- Ruth Page -- William S. Paley -- Bertha Honore Palmer -- Potter Palmer -- Francis W. Parker -- Albert and Lucy Parsons -- James C. Petrillo -- Irna Phillips -- Allan Pinkerton -- George Pullman -- James Quigley -- Leslee Reis -- Ben Reitman -- Hyman G. Rickover -- Knute Rockne -- Carl R. Rogers -- George F. Root -- John Wellborn Root -- Julius Rosenwald -- Barney Ross -- Arthur Rubloff -- Carl Sandburg -- Abe Saperstein -- Richard W. Sears -- Ike Sewall -- Howard Van Doren Shaw -- John G. Shedd -- Philip Sheridan -- John M. Smyth -- Albert G. Spalding -- Amos Alonzo Stagg -- Ellen Gates Starr -- Melville E. Stone -- Wilbur F. Storey -- Louis Sullivan -- Billy Sunday -- Gustavus F. Swift -- David Swing -- Lorado Taft -- Graham Taylor -- Terence Teahan -- Frazier Thomas -- Theodore Thomas -- Mary Harris Thompson -- William Hale Thompson -- Burr Tillstrom -- Michael Todd -- Thrstein B. Veblen -- Charles H. Wacker -- Charles Walgreen -- Aaron Montgomery Ward -- Harold Washington -- Muddy Waters -- Johnny Weissmuller -- Ida B. Wells -- William A. Wieboldt -- Frances E. Willard -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Sonny Boy Williamson I -- Howlin' Wolf -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- John S. Wright -- Richard Wright -- William Wrigley, Jr. -- Charles Tyson Yerkes -- Arthur Young -- Ella Flagg Young -- Florenz Ziegfeld
Control code
ocm24066734
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780829407013
Lccn
91024741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o24066734
  • (OCoLC)24066734

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