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  • Chicago History Magazine, Spring 2016

Chicago History Magazine, Spring 2016, Volume 40 Number 2

SKU: 404003081965

$10.00 $9.00 Member Price

In this issue:


“An Industrial Spectacle”

Chicago’s meat-packing district showcased the marvels of mass production and helped create modern consumer culture.

Dominic A. Pacyga


“Consumer City”

From 1890 to 1930, outdoor advertisers transformed the cityscape and developed a surprisingly nuanced vision of Chicago’s potential.

Daniel J. Story


“Hope and Healing on the Battlefield”

During the nation’s bloodiest conflict, the Daughters of Charity fulfilled their mission to seek and serve those most in need.

Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.


“Chicago’s Public Servants: Making History Interviews with William M. Daley and Jesse White Jr.”

Timothy J. Gilfoyle


On the cover: Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and those who contributed to it embodied American hustle and ingenuity.