Chicago Heights Illinois: At the Crossroads of the Nation (Making of America Series)

Chicago Heights Illinois: At the Crossroads of the Nation (Making of America Series)

by Dominic Candeloro, Barbara Paul
     
 


The history of Chicago Heights mirrors the growth and struggles of the entire nation. From determined settlers to visionary industrialists, from the power of rail to the vast intercontinental highway system, this Illinois city of hard workers and dynamic ethnic groups persevered through overwhelming obstacles to claim its place at the center of the Industrial…  See more details below

Overview


The history of Chicago Heights mirrors the growth and struggles of the entire nation. From determined settlers to visionary industrialists, from the power of rail to the vast intercontinental highway system, this Illinois city of hard workers and dynamic ethnic groups persevered through overwhelming obstacles to claim its place at the center of the Industrial Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524702
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/15/2004
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author


Professor Dominic Candeloro is executive director of the American Italian Historical Association and Barbara Paul has researched and collected Chicago Heights material for over 30 years. These two historians and preservationists complement their extensive knowledge of Chicago Heights with an array of images that create a vivid portrait of this midwestern hub.

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