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  • Alton trials of Winthrop S. Gilman(96 clicks)
    Alton trials of Winthrop S. Gilman, who was indicted with Enoch Long, Amos B. Roff, George H. Walworth, George H. Whitney, William Harned, John S. Noble, James Morss, Jr., Henry Tanner, Royal Weller, Reuban Gerry, and Thaddeus B. Hurlbut; for the crime of riot, committed on the night of the 7th of November, 1837, while engaged in defending a printing press, from an attack made on it at that time, by an armed mob
  • At Home in the Heartland Online(96 clicks)
    Family life in Illinois since the 1700s.
  • Bath School Disaster(113 clicks)
    On a warm Spring morning in May of 1927 the Treasurer of the Bath, Michigan Consolidated School District blew up half of the school building (intending to have destroyed all of it). Within the hour he had committed suicide (and more murders) in the middle of the village by detonating explosives in his vehicle. In all, 45 people would be dead & many more would be injured in the worst instance of school violence in U.S. history.
  • Chicago Historical Society(103 clicks)
    Great site!
  • Chicago Historical Society’s: The History Files(90 clicks)
    Get the inside story on some of Chicago's most memorable events!
  • Chicago: City of the Century(97 clicks)
    PBS American Experience
  • Colombian Exposition of 1893(90 clicks)
  • Dramas of Haymarket(87 clicks)
  • Early Illinois Women & Other Unsung Heroes, 1818-1918(93 clicks)
    "This web site attempts to capture the experiences of Illinois women during the first century of statehood. The site includes a digital archive of original material from participating libraries and links to existing Internet material."
  • Great Chicago Fire & The Web of Memory(89 clicks)
  • History of the great fires in Chicago and the West(83 clicks)
    History of the great fires in Chicago and the West... With a history of the rise and progress of Chicago, the "young giant". To which is appended a record of the great fires in the past (1871)
  • Homicide in Chiago(93 clicks)
  • Hull House And Its Neighborhhod, 1889-1963(98 clicks)
    Urban Experience in Chicago
  • Illinois Historical Digitization Project(90 clicks)
  • John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago(95 clicks)
    "From June through October 1973 and briefly during the spring of 1974, John H. White, a 28-year-old photographer with the Chicago Daily News, worked for the federal government photographing Chicago, especially the city's African American community."
  • Lincoln/Net(104 clicks)
    Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.
  • Little Road(87 clicks)
    The little road the story of the Macomb Industry & Littleton Railway by Frank G. Hicks. Published 2006 by Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill
  • Mrs. Leary's [sic] Cow(86 clicks)
    Mrs. Leary's [sic] cow a legend of Chicago by C.C. Hine. Published 1872 by Insurance monitor in New York
  • Parades, Politics, and Protest in Chicago(90 clicks)
    1860 to the present.
  • Political Debates Between Lincoln and Douglas(98 clicks)
    The seven debates in 1858 between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND THE FAILURE OF MUNICIPAL SOCIALISM IN CHICAGO,(87 clicks)
  • Rand, McNally & co.'s handbook of the World's Columbian exposition(90 clicks)
    with special descriptive articles by Mrs. Potter Palmer, the Countess of Aberdeen, Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer ... Published 1893 by Rand, McNally & company in Chicago .
  • The Haymarket Tragedy(96 clicks)
    The Hatmarket affair of 1886, a set back for working people.
  • The story of the stadium (1921)(87 clicks)
    University of Illinois
  • The traveller's directory for Illinois (1839)(94 clicks)
  • The Winters art lithographing company's(91 clicks)
    popular portfolios of the World's Columbian exposition (1891
  • Urban Experience in Chicago: Hull-House and Its Neighborhoods, 1889-1963(99 clicks)
  • Urban Revolt: Ethnic Politics in the Nineteenth-Century Chicago Labor Movement(92 clicks)
    Scholarly book by Eric L. Hirsch
  • World's Columbian Exposition (1893)(84 clicks)
    Rand, McNally & co.'s handbook of the World's Columbian exposition with special descriptive articles by Mrs. Potter Palmer, the Countess of Aberdeen, Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer ... Published 1893 by Rand, McNally & company in Chicago .
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago(97 clicks)
    The World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 / a full description of the buildings and exhibits in all departments : and a short account of previous expositions with an introduction / by Col. George R. Davis ; and an introduction to the Woman's Department by Mrs. Potter Palmer ; with special chapters by Hon. Thomas B. Bryan, ... [et al.] (1893)