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A Little History of a Great City

Frederic William Bond ; an informal presentation of the author's impressions of the most significant episodes in the birth, struggles and growth of the wonder city of the world, Chicago ; illustrations by Kate Bacon Bond
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Winnetka, Ill. : Book and Print Guild, c1934.
Language
English
Contents
  • "Chicago, destined to greatness since the creation of the world" (Chicago's geographical advantage)
  • "Father Marquette blazed a trail that the millions have since followed" (French appreciation for Chicago's future)
  • "There were trying days that tested the mettle of the bravest of men" (The first Fort Dearborn and the massacre)
  • "Chicago starts building on the site of its first courageous endeavors" (From the second fort to the advent of the railroads)
  • "A clapboard city that was little more than 'boxes' on stilts in mud" (View of the city in the 40's and 50's)
  • "A vital, youthful town rapidly becomes a striding giant among cities" (Chicago, from Civil War to the Great Fire)
  • "A curtain of fire drawn between an era of wood and one of steel" (The Chicago fire of 1871)
  • "The new city built on a foundation whose cornerstone read 'I will'" (From the Great Fire to the Fair of 1893)
  • "The Chicago of today, a monument to an American Century of Progress" (The city today, and A Century of Progress).
Description
137, [1] p. ; ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
On cover: Chicago, from the coming of Marquette and La Salle, 1673, to a Century of progress exposition, 1933-34.
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