Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City by The Chicago Tribune,Bill Parker

By The Chicago Tribune,Bill Parker

A detailed trip throughout the twentieth century in Chicago, this paintings unearths the characters whose lives positioned an indelible stamp at the urban. a few have been well-known, like Richard J. Daley and Harold Washington, whereas others have been notorious or unacknowledged, dwelling interesting lives that contributed to shaping town whereas final nameless whilst like, corresponding to Emma Schweer, who's believed to were America’s oldest elected place of work holder; Zofia Kuklo, a shy church-going, Polish immigrant grandmother who concealed Jewish participants from the Nazis in the course of international warfare II; and James Tuach MacKenzie, the speeding and charismatic former drum significant and band supervisor of the inventory backyard Kilty Band, one of the so much admired of Chicago’s many pipe bands. In Chicago Lives readers discover the struggles of immigrants, the innovation of architects and artists, the commitment of activists and town officers, and the activities of Chicagoan’s whose feats have been by no means recorded through heritage books, till now.

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