Selected Recent Arrivals in Genealogy and Local History

Hamrick, Charles & Virginia L. Hamrick.
Hamrick’s Loopy Lexicon.
Athens, GA: Iberian, 1990.
Call No. Local History Ref CS2389 H36 1990z
Over 54,000 modern American surnames in reverse alphabetical order.

Jakle, John A. and Keith A. Sculle.
Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo.
Urbana, IL: Illinois, 2012.
Call No. F542 .J35 2012
Illustrated history of the picture postcard in Illinois.

Lindberg, Richard C.
Gambler King of Clark Street: Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago’s Democratic Machine.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois, 2009.
Call No. F548.45 M45 L56 2009
Portrait of the Democratic kingmaker in the world of Chicago crime and politics.

Peterson, Sarah Jo.
Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 2013.
Call No. F574 .W5 P48 2013
Explores intersection of rise of suburbanization and the World War II home front.

Pifer, Richard L.
City at War: Milwaukee Labor During World War II.
Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical, 2003.
Call No. HD8085 .M53 P54 2003
Study of working men and women in an established community during World War II.

Schmitt, Ronald E.
Images of Midwestern Architecture: Northern Illinois.
Urbana, IL: Ronald E. Schitt, c2012.
Call No. NA730 .I3 S352 2012
Explores the rich architectural legacy of northern Illinois.

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