Selected Recent Arrivals

Dietrich, William S., II.
Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the City’s Leading Industrialists.
Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade, 2011.
Call No. HC108 .P7 D54 2011
Biographical essays reprinted from the Pittsburgh Quarterly.

Enss, Chris.
Object: Matrimony: the Risky Business of Mail-Order Matchmaking on the Western Frontier.
Gilford, cT: Twodot, 2013.
Call No. HQ802 .E5753 2013
Stories of mail order brides, marriage brokers, mercenary matchmakers, and settlers.

Host, William R. and Brooke Ahne Portmann.
Early Chicago Hotels.
Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2006.
Call No. Chicago Browsing F548.625 .H675 2006
Postcard images of early Chicago hotels, many pre-Fire.

Lynskey, Marie.
Family Trees: A Manual for their Design, Layout & Display.
Andover, UK: Phillimore, 2010
Call No. Local History Ref CS21 .L96 2010
Presents a multitude of ways to lay out a genealogy chart.

O’Neill, Francis.
Chief O’Neill’s Sketchy Recollections of an Eventful Life in Chicago.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern, 2008.
Call No. Chicago Browsing F548.9 .I6 O54 2008
Infamous police chief’s memoir of life in Chicago at the turn of the 20th century.

Schmitt, Ronald E.
Images of Midwestern Architecture: Downstate Illinois.
Urbana, IL: Ronald E. Schmitt, c2012.
Call No. NA730 .I3 S35 2012
Explores the rich architectural legacy of downstate Illinois.

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