The old Chicago neighborhood: remembering life in the 1940s
Chicago's Neighborhoods, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 207 pages
This book focuses on Chicago neighborhood life in the late 1930s and throughout the 1940s. Based on interviews with over 120 current and former Chicago residents, the book includes sections on the War years, sports and recreation, entertainment, daily life and the neighborhoods. The publication also includes guest essays by Fr. Andrew Greeley, Chicago Alderman Edward Burke, sports writers Bill Gleason and Bill Jauss, and journalists Jon Hahn and Sandy Pesmen, as well as more than 150 duotone photographs.
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Introduction by Edward M Burke
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