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__Autumn 1998  Vol. 1, No. 1
The Limits of Professionalism:  The Response of Chicago Schoolteachers to Cuts in Education Expenditures, 1929-1933, John F. Lyons
Palms for the Prairie:  George Wittbold, Nineteenth-Century Chicago Florist and Nurseryman, Clifford Attick Kiracofe Jr.
Springfield's General Strike of 1917, Kenton Gatyas

__Winter 1998  Vol. 1, No. 2
' The main rendezvous for men of the press':  The Life and Death of the Chicago Press Club, 1880-1987, Richard Digby-Junger; 'William Herndon, Memory, and Lincoln Biography', Rodney O. Davis; McKinley in 1896:  The Run for the Presidency in Illinois, D. Aaron Chandler

__Spring 1999  Vol. 2, No. 1
A 'many headed monster':  The 1903 Lynching of David Wyatt, Dennis B. Downey
“Rectifying . . . the hampering causes of delinquency”:  The Chicago Home for Girls, 1900-1935, Anne Meis Knupfer
Bring the Sea to Us:  The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and the Industrialization of the Midwest, 1885-1929, Lorien Foote

__Summer 1999  Vol. 2, No. 2
To the Distant Illinois Country:  The Stirling Expedition to Fort de Chartres, 1765, Bradley T. Gericke
Collegiate Culture, Chicago Style:  Student Life at DePaul University, 1920-1940, John L. Rury
The Establishment of Starved Rock State Park, William Steinbacher-Kemp

__Autumn 1999  Vol. 2, No. 3
Julius Rosenwald and the Founding of the Museum of Science and Industry, Peter M. Ascoli
“He is my President”:  Everett Dirksen, John Kennedy, and the Politics of Consensus, Byron C. Hulsey
“The most degraded of their sex, if not of humanity”:  Female Prisoners at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet, 1859-1900, L. Mara Dodge

__Winter 1999  Vol. 2, No. 4
“You cannot kill off the party”:  The Macon County Democrats in the Civil War Era, Robert D. Sampson
Conflicting War Sentiments on the Decatur Methodist Circuit:  The Civil War Church Trial of Reverend Arthur Bradshaw, Bryon C. Andreasen
“Coming to Us Dead”:  A Civil War Casualty and His Estate, Kenneth W. Noe

__Spring 2000  Vol. 3, No. 1
Albert Taylor Bledsoe:  The Political Creed of an Illinois Whig, 1840-1848, Terry A. Barnhart
“Illinois & her Politicians”:  The Observations of Hezekiah Morse Wead, Delegate to the 1847 Illinois Constitutional Convention, Thomas F. Schwartz
“I’m no ordinary criminal”:  Julius ‘Dolly’ Weisberg, Grant Pick

__Summer 2000  Vol. 3, No. 2
Child Welfare and Black Female Agency in Springfield:  Eva Monroe and the Lincoln Colored Home, Wanda A. Hendricks
The Grasp of Safety:  Picturing Progress in the Early Nuclear Industry, Timothy J. Garvey
Chicago Atomic Scientists and United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1950, Sean LaBat

__Autumn 2000  Vol. 3, No. 3
“Heaps of History”:  Toluca and the Historic Longwall Mining District, David Robertson
Fire on the Prairies:  The 1895 Spring Valley Race Riot, Felix L. Armfield
“We will fight for our flag”:  The Civil War Letters of Thomas Barnett, Ninth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Daniel W. Stowell

__Winter 2000  Vol. 3, No. 4
The Quest for a College and Research Laboratory of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois, 1906-1921, Winton U. Solberg
The American Legion in Illinois and the Sectional Divide, 1919-1936, Thomas B. Littlewood
Barbed Wire:  A Story of the West, the East, and American Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship, Joseph M. McFadden
     
__Spring 2001  Vol. 4, No. 1
Peter J. Weber:  A German Architect in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago, Matthew Jefferies
Bishop Hill: An 1854 Description by Charles Wilson, translated by John E. Norton, introduction by Mark L. Johnson
The Last Hours of Lincoln:  The Haynie Diary, Mark A. Plummer

__Summer 2001  Vol. 4, No. 2
Illinois Technical School for Colored Girls:  A Catholic Institution on Chicago's South Side, 1911-1953, Suellen Hoy
Some Corrections and Emendations to Cecil K. Bryd's A Bibliography of Illinois Imprints, 1814-58, Terrence Tanner
Chicago-Style Environmental Politics:  Origins of the Deep Tunnel Project, Timothy B. Neary

__Autumn 2001  Vol. 4, No. 3
The Chicago Heritage Committee and the New Preservation, Theodore W. Hild
Educating the Masses:  The Normal-School Movement and the Origins of Eastern Illinois University, 1895-1899, Terry A. Barnhart
A Bibliography of Dissertations Related to Illinois History, 1996-2000, William B. Tubbs

__Winter 2001  Vol. 4, No. 4
Public Enemies:  Origins of Chicago's Personalized Anticrime Campaigns, Bill Barnhart
Rock Island Prison, 1863-1865:  Andersonville of the North Dispelled, Neil Dahlstrom
"Mt. Pulaski's Horror," 1882:  Murder and the Rural Underclass, Beverly A. Smith

__Spring 2002  Vol. 5, No. 1
Henry Clay and the Political Courtship of the Old Whigs of Illinois, Dan Monroe
“Sick, sore and sorry”: The Stone’s Prairie Riot of 1860, Iris A. Nelson and Walter S. Waggoner
The John F. Temple Photograph Collection: Scenes of Everyday Life Make It Special, Evelyn R. Taylor

__Summer 2002  Vol. 5, No. 2
A Place in the Parade: Citizenship, Manhood, and African American Men in the Illinois National Guard, 1870–1917, Eleanor L. Hannah
Jean Baptiste Ducoigne, the Kaskaskias, and the Limits of Thomas Jefferson’s Friendship, Robert M. Owens
Conventions and Sentiments of Civil War Correspondence in the Minto Letters, Jill Rebman Martin

__Autumn 2002  Vol. 5, No. 3
Red Illini: Dorothy Day, Samson Raphaelson, and Rayna Simons at the University of Illinois, 1914-1916, Robert D. Sampson
Seeing the Fair the FDA Way: The 1933 Century of Progress Exposition, Gwen Kay
Accounts of Conditions at Bishop Hill, 1847-1850, Mark L. Johnson

__Winter 2002  Vol. 5, No. 4
“The untaught melody of grateful hearts”: Southern Appalachian Folk Hymnody in Illinois, 1800-1850, Peter Ellertsen
“Breeding up the human herd”: Gender, Power, and the Creation of the Country’s First Eugenic Commitment Law, Michael A. Rembis
Trembling for the Nation: Illinois Women and the Election of 1860, Erika Rozinek

__Spring 2003  Vol. 6, No. 1
E. H. N. Patterson: “Ready for any emergency”: Tales of an Oquawka, Illinois, Newspaper Family, Robert E. Hartley
Rosewell Field’s “Lights and Shadows,” 1905, Lewis O. Saum

__Summer 2003  Vol. 6, No. 2
Establishing a Statewide Police Force in Illinois: Progressive Reform in a Political Context, Beverly A. Smith, David N. Falcone, and Jason E. Fuller
Commerce as the First Great Ambassador: Chicago Welcomes Mexican Dignitaries in 1899, David A. Joens
“My stay on Earth, is growing very short”: Mary Todd Lincoln’s Letters to Willis Danforth and Elizabeth Swing, Thomas F. Schwartz

__Autumn 2003  Vol. 6, No. 3
“Vivifying men, and . . . condensing events”: The Panoramic Vision of Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Morgan J. McFarland
“First in importance”: The Illinois Woman’s Committee during World War I, Virginia R. Boynton
“My whole ambition has ever been to do something smart”: Frances Wood Shimer, Cinderella Gregory, and the 1853 Founding of Shimer College, Doris Malkmus
A Mystery Solved: Arthur Lumley’s Sketch of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas F. Schwartz

__Winter 2003  Vol. 6, No. 4
Understanding Emancipation: Lincoln’s Proclamation and the End of Slavery, Allen C. Guelzo
“He acted well his part”: Hamlet Ferguson and Southern Illinois, Gillum Ferguson
Ulysses S. Grant and the “Indian Problem,” Scott L. Stabler

__Spring 2004  Vol. 7, No. 1
From Strangers to Neighbors: The Children of Abraham in Quincy, Illinois, David A. Frolick
The Hennepin Canal: Freight Regulation by Competition, Donald W. Griffin

__Summer 2004  Vol. 7, No. 2
The Charleston Riot and Its Aftermath: Civil, Military, and Presidential Responses, Peter J. Barry
Negotiating Chicago’s Public Culture: Guardian Angel Mission and Settlement House, 1898-1920, Deborah Ann Skok
Cholera, Counterfeiters, and the California Gold Rush: Passenger Travel on the Illinois & Michigan Canal, 1848-1852, Ronald S. Vasile

__Autumn 2004  Vol. 7, No. 3
The Spirit of the Place: Origins of the Movement to Reconstruct Lincoln’s New Salem, Richard S. Taylor and Mark L. Johnson
“That our youth may have strength in spirit, mind, and body”: The Conception and Construction of Illinois Memorial Stadium, Matthew Lindaman

__Winter 2004  Vol. 7, No. 4
A Fragile Illusion: The Reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem, Richard S. Taylor and Mark L. Johnson
Edgar Lee Masters’s Peculiar Biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Vachel Lindsay, Roland R. Cross
Visions of Progress: Mattoon Free Street Fairs, 1897–1903, Andrew Stupperich

__Spring 2005  Vol. 8, No. 1
Paul Simon, Crusading Editor from Troy, Illinois, Robert E. Hartley
Agitating for Woman’s Rights in Illinois, Wendy Hamand Venet
Memoir and Photographs Provide Late-Nineteenth-Century Views of the Southern Illinois Penitentiary at Chester, Mary Michals and Thomas F. Schwartz

__Summer 2005  Vol. 8, No. 2
A. Lincoln, Debtor-Creditor Lawyer, Roger D. Billings Jr.
A Bibliography of Illinois Civil War Regimental Sources in the Collections of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Part 1, Published and Printed Sources, William B. Tubbs

__Autumn 2005  Vol. 8, No. 3
Laying the Foundation for the Control of Industrial Pollution, 1930-1970: Two Canals, a Refinery, and Clarence W. Klassen, Hugh S. Gorman
A Phalanx Disintegrated: Utopian Socialism in Sangamon County, Illinois, Kelley A. Boston
An Ordinary Life in Illinois: The Diaries of Zay Wright, Trevor Jones

__Winter 2005  Vol. 8, No. 4
A “motley array”: Changing Perceptions of Chicago Taverns, 1833-1871, Adam Criblez
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Bipolar? Jennifer Bach
Gift Giving and Acting the Role of “Father” in the Illinois Country: John Wilkins’s Journal of Transactions with the Indians, 1768-1772, Jeffrey A. Spanbauer

__Spring 2006  Vol. 9, No. 1
Incident at Grape Creek: The Illinois National Guard and the Use of Deadly Force in the 1894 Pullman Strike, Robert D. Sampson
Eliza Caldwell Browning: Lincoln’s Loyal Confidante, Iris A. Nelson
“Such conduct must be put down”: The Military Arrest of Judge Charles H. Constable during the Civil War, Stephen E. Towne

__Summer 2006  Vol. 9, No. 2
James William “Phocion” Howard of the Chicago Tribune Reports the Aftermath of the Little Bighorn Disaster, Lewis O. Saum
A Bibliography of Illinois Civil War Regimental Sources in the Collections of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Part 2, Manuscript Sources, William B. Tubbs

__Autumn 2006  Vol. 9, No. 3
The Chicago Epidemic of 1885: An Urban Legend? Libby Hill
Turning Western Girls into Useful Women: The Presidency of Julia Gulliver at Rockford College, 1902-1919, Anne Meis Knupfer
The Chicago Lakefront's Last Frontier: The Turnerian Mythology of Streeterville, 1886-1961, Joshua Salzmann

__Winter 2006  Vol. 9, No. 4
An Isolationist Newspaper in an International Era: The Chicago Tribune and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1945-1960, Bernard Lemelin
Bringing Home the Bacon: How the Chicago “Black Sox” Got Back into Baseball and Gave Bragging Rights to One Illinois Town’s Team, Jacob Pomrenke
“I do not think we can keep universities open with bayonets”: The May 1970 Riots at Southern Illinois University, Jason Stacy

__Spring 2007  Vol. 10, No. 1
From an “Abolition City” to the Color Line: Galesburg, Knox College, and the Legacy of Antislavery Activism, Matthew Norman
“We should have killed them all”: The Violent Reaction of Union Soldiers to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Steven F. Ramold
The Perilous Infancy of Saline County, Gillum Ferguson

__Summer 2007  Vol. 10, No. 2
The Spy Who Came in from the Coalfield: A British Spy in Illinois, Joseph Clark
The 1847 Harbor and River Convention at Chicago and the Politics of Internal Improvement, Joel Stone
Image Makers, Picture Takers: Illinois Women Photographers, 1850-1900, Margaret Denny

__Autumn 2007  Vol. 10, No.  3
Labor’s Rebellion: Albert Parsons, Joseph Medill, and the Legacy of the Civil War in the Strike of 1877 in Chicago, John P. Lloyd
Rescuing Young Men from the “Ruin of the City”: Religion, Masculinity, and the Founding of the Chicago YMCA, 1853-1858, Justin H. Pettegrew
Not in My Backyard: Resistance to Charitable Institutions in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Chicago, Alan Bloom

__Winter 2007  Vol. 10, No.  4
The Whistle Campaign Stopped Here: Harry S. Truman and Illinois in 1948, Robert E. Hartley
Beginning the Kinsey Reports: Glenn Ramsey’s Sex Research in Peoria, 1938-1941, Donna J. Drucker
The Orange-Ballot Election: The 1964 Illinois At-Large Vote—And After, James L. McDowell

__Spring 2008  Vol. 11, No.  1
Grandeur Amidst the Ashes: The Chicago Visit of Russian Grand Duke Alexis, 1871-1872, Lee A. Farrow
The Hollow Prize of East St. Louis: How Institutional Function and Institutional Culture Limited a City’s Future, Debra H. Moore and Andrew J. Theising
Amos Green, Paris, Illinois, Peter J. Barry

__Summer 2008  Vol. 11, No.  2
Utopia’s Healing Messiah: Dr. Cyrus R. Teed of Chicago and the National Mind-Cure Movement, Irvin D. S. Winsboro and Donald K. Routh
Danville’s “Sin City” and Reform, 1900-1920, Janet Duitsman Cornelius
“God and man helped those who helped themselves”: John and Mary Jones and the Culture of African American Self-Sufficiency in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Chicago, Richard Junger

__Autumn 2008  Vol. 11, No.  3
Dave Peyton, the Chicago Defender, and Local 208, Mark K. Dolan
Anti-Abolition Violence and Freedom of Speech in Peoria, Illinois, 1843-1848, Dana E. Weiner
Image Enhancement: Three Chicago Institutions and the National Catholic Interscholastic Basketball Tournament, 1924-1941, David M. Craine

__Winter 2008 Vol. 11, No. 4
The Whole Neighborhood is Watching: Community Influence on the Events Surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Brian Mullgardt
Making Peace with Jim Crow: Religious Leaders and the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Heath W. Carter
The Origins of Chicago’s Bud Billiken Parade: Correcting Historical Misconceptions, Clovis E. Semmes

__Spring 2009 Vol. 12, No. 1
“Black Bill” and the Privileges of Whiteness in Antebellum Illinois, Stacy Pratt McDermott
Chasing an Elusive War: The Illinois Militia and the Winnebago War of 1827, Peter Shrake
“The only way to get what’s coming to us”: African American Coalition Building and Veterans’ Rights in Post-World War II Chicago, Lionel Kimble Jr.

__Summer 2009 Vol. 12, No. 2
To “rekindle embers of remembrance”: Eureka’s Recruiting Elm in Local Memory and Global Perspective, Brian M. Ingrassia
“We must become One People, united, with a singleness of purpose”: The American Indian Chicago Conference of 1961, Bradley G. Shreve
“I never wood git tired of wrighting to you”: Home and Family in the Civil War Letters of Joseph and Currency Van Nattan, Thomas Bahde


__Autumn 2009 Vol. 12, No. 3

The Lemont Quarry Strike of 1885, James R. Anderson
“Your work is truly a good one”: Illinoisans and Soldiers’ Homes during the Civil War, Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein
The Chicago Company: A Pikes Peak Gold Rush Success Story, Robert E. Hartley

__Winter 2009 Vol. 12, No. 4
Al Rubio and the 1930s Student Sit-In Campaign against Jim Crow in Champaign, Illinois, Philip F. Rubio
Preserving Disorder: The Chicago Demonstrations of 1968, Henry R. Maar III
The Lincoln Funeral at Chicago: Photographic Views, Thomas F. Schwartz

__Spring 2010 Vol. 13, No. 1
William Kinney’s Agrarian Dilemma, James Simeone
The Gentleman of the House: Abraham Lincoln and Domestic Gentility, Erika Holst
Mid-Eighteenth-Century American Indian Politics and the French Fort de l’Ascension, Wendy St. Jean

__Summer 2010 Vol. 13, No. 2
Henry Ives Cobb and the Chicago Post Office “Botch”, Thomas Leslie
That “a’cursed Illinois venture”: Slavery and Revolution in Atlantic Illinois, M. Scott Heerman
The Squatters and the Polish Exiles: Frontier and Whig Definitions of Republicanism in Jacksonian Illinois, Eric Willey

__Autumn 2010 Vol. 13, No. 3
The East St. Louis Journal and Its Soldiers in the War on Crime, 1945-1965, Robert E. Hartley
The Planning and Failure of Cairo, Illinois, 1838-1840, Robert D. Russell
An Illinois Lincoln Site Rediscovered: The Ezekiel Boyden House in Urbana, Stewart H. Berlocher

__Winter 2010 Vol. 13, No. 4
Abraham Lincoln’s Contested Invitation to Gettysburg, Martin P. Johnson
“An established institution”: The Morris Public Library of Morris, Illinois, 1913-1953, Wayne A. Wiegand
The Historian and the Poet: James G. Randall, Carl Sandburg, and the Life of Abraham Lincoln, Robert G. Wick

__Spring 2011 Vol. 14, No. 1
The Poet Who Buried Lincoln’s Father: George B. Balch of Coles County, Mark B. Pohlad
Transmitters, Antennas, and Rituals: Constructing Television Communities in Illinois, 1949–1975, Phillip J. Hutchison
Boys in Blue: Images of Civil War Soldiers from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Mary Michals

__Summer 2011 Vol. 14, No. 2
Remade in Chicago: How Sigmund Zeisler and William Kunstler Crafted Identities in the Face of Cultural Constraints, Jessica R. Blake
A Bibliography of Illinois Civil War Regimental Sources in the Collections of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Part 3, Letters to Illinois Newspapers, William B. Tubbs

__Autumn 2011 Vol. 14, No. 3
Ignacy Jan Paderewski: A Pianist and His Passion for Poland Come to Chicago, Victoria Granacki
“The problems peculiar to girls”: Black Sorority Women, Vocational Guidance, and Professional Identity in Chicago, 1927-1940, Marcia Chatelain
A Touch of Class: Fred Harvey’s Operations at Chicago Union Station, Robert E. Hartley

__Winter 2011 Vol. 14, No. 4
From Asylum to Prison: The Story of the Lincoln State School, Anne E. Parsons
Validating the 1673 “Marquette Map” David Buisseret and Carl Kupfer
The Controversy over the Location of Fort Crevecoeur, 1846–1923, Ryan A. Ross

__Spring 2012 Vol. 15, No. 1
Art and Romance on the Middle Border: Hamlin Garland in Chicago, 1893–1915, Richard boudreau
“H. G.”: A Medical History of James M. Taylor of the Ninety-Sixth Illinois Infantry, Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein
Lincoln Presidential Museum Exhibit Highlights Civil War Medicine, Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein

__Summer 2012 Vol. 15, No. 2
Influences on Frank Lloyd Wright: Blanche Ostertag and Marion Mahony, Wilbert R. Hasbrouck
John Mason Peck Loses His Moral Progress: The Story of a Private Library Fire at Rock Spring, Illinois, Ryan A. Ross
A Cultural Entrepreneur in the Gilded Age: Chicago Art Dealer Mary Jane Greene, Philip R. Roycraft

__Autumn 2012 Vol. 15, No. 3
Global Villages: Immigration, Unionism, and Coal Mining in 1908 Macoupin County, David Markwell
“The heart of the Ghetto”? The Founding of the Maxwell Street Settlement House, Sarah Imhoff
Dick Mudge: A Maverick Democrat’s Fights with Bossism, Crime, and Dishonesty, Robert E. Hartley

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