Chicago Heights: At the Crossroads of the Nation

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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.
ISBN: 9780738524702
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Illinois
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
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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