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Tales and trails of Illinois, Stu Fliege

Label
Tales and trails of Illinois
Title
Tales and trails of Illinois
Statement of responsibility
Stu Fliege
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the stories of fifty-two significant events in the history of Illinois
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fliege, Stu
Dewey number
977.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F541.6
LC item number
.F58 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
Label
Tales and trails of Illinois, Stu Fliege
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tower Rock, ageless landmark of the Mississippi -- Salt mines in Illinois, an important early industry -- The Great Sauk Trail across northern Illinois -- Europeans come to Illinois : the Jolliet and the Marquette Expedition -- A grisly reputation : John Moredock, Indian slayer -- The Sucker State and mining Galena at Galena -- The last trails of Chief Ducoigne and his Kaskaskia -- Across Illinois with the famed birdwatcher John James Audubon -- "Black diamonds" along the Big Muddy : Illinois' first coal mine -- Waiting for the Second Coming : the Rappites Harmonie -- A "perfect society" experiment : Robert Owen's New Harmony -- The midnight ride of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard -- Stillman's run : a debacle of the Black Hawk War -- Illinois martyr to freedom of the press : Elijah Parish Lovejoy -- The singing plow that "scoured" : John Deere and Company -- A trail of tears across southern Illinois : a Cherokee tragedy -- James Semple's trackless train : the prairie car -- Shaping the state : the Illinois and Michigan Canal -- A French quest for Utopia in Illinois : the Icarians -- Up, up, and away : two kids in a runaway balloon -- An angelic hero of the Civil War : ary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke -- Fencing the west : De Kalb and its barbed wire -- James Buchanan Eads and his wonderful bridge -- Elixers in Illinois : mineral springs, baths and resorts -- Who threw the bomb? : the Haymarket Riot -- Death stalks the rails : the Chatsworth train wreck -- Quincy's pioneer in the sky : Thomas Scott Baldwin -- A shortcut to the Mississippi : the Hennepin Canal -- Illinois's most heinous murderer : Herman W. Mudgett -- Chicago's master boodlers : Michael "Hinky Dink" Kenna and "Bathhouse" John Couglin -- Of Ferris wheels and Jacksonville's Eli Bridge Company -- "General" Alexander Bradley's marches on the coalfields -- The man who electrified Illinois : Samuel Insull -- John Alexander Dowie's Utopia : Zion, Illinois -- "The most dangerous woman in America" : Mary Harris "Mother" Jones -- Chicago's new Iroquois Theatre becomes a fiery death trap -- A big lake, a small town, and William Patrick Rend -- Illinois's worst coal mine disaster : the Cherry Mine fire -- Rock River Valley, Lorado Taft and the Black Hawk statue -- Calbraith Perry Rogers and the Vin Fiz Flyer cross Illinois -- World War I hysteria : the Prager hanging -- "Butchery-- wrought in madness" : the 1922 Herrin Massacre -- The minister served arsenic : Ina's great scandal -- Nature wreaks devastation : the 1925 Tri-State Tornado -- Illinois's last hanging : the gangster Charley Birger -- The nuclear age dawns in a Chicago squash court -- Illinois's beautiful gorge : Lusk Creek Canyon -- The Sun Singer and Robert Allerton's exotic park -- Oquawka : the town that immortalized an elephant -- Monsters and creatures of the Big Muddy River -- An Illinois ecological Eden : LaRue Swamp-Pine Hills area -- The Koster site : "Amerindians" and Dr. Stuart Struever
Control code
ocm48817252
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780252070853
Lccn
2002000253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48817252
Label
Tales and trails of Illinois, Stu Fliege
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tower Rock, ageless landmark of the Mississippi -- Salt mines in Illinois, an important early industry -- The Great Sauk Trail across northern Illinois -- Europeans come to Illinois : the Jolliet and the Marquette Expedition -- A grisly reputation : John Moredock, Indian slayer -- The Sucker State and mining Galena at Galena -- The last trails of Chief Ducoigne and his Kaskaskia -- Across Illinois with the famed birdwatcher John James Audubon -- "Black diamonds" along the Big Muddy : Illinois' first coal mine -- Waiting for the Second Coming : the Rappites Harmonie -- A "perfect society" experiment : Robert Owen's New Harmony -- The midnight ride of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard -- Stillman's run : a debacle of the Black Hawk War -- Illinois martyr to freedom of the press : Elijah Parish Lovejoy -- The singing plow that "scoured" : John Deere and Company -- A trail of tears across southern Illinois : a Cherokee tragedy -- James Semple's trackless train : the prairie car -- Shaping the state : the Illinois and Michigan Canal -- A French quest for Utopia in Illinois : the Icarians -- Up, up, and away : two kids in a runaway balloon -- An angelic hero of the Civil War : ary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke -- Fencing the west : De Kalb and its barbed wire -- James Buchanan Eads and his wonderful bridge -- Elixers in Illinois : mineral springs, baths and resorts -- Who threw the bomb? : the Haymarket Riot -- Death stalks the rails : the Chatsworth train wreck -- Quincy's pioneer in the sky : Thomas Scott Baldwin -- A shortcut to the Mississippi : the Hennepin Canal -- Illinois's most heinous murderer : Herman W. Mudgett -- Chicago's master boodlers : Michael "Hinky Dink" Kenna and "Bathhouse" John Couglin -- Of Ferris wheels and Jacksonville's Eli Bridge Company -- "General" Alexander Bradley's marches on the coalfields -- The man who electrified Illinois : Samuel Insull -- John Alexander Dowie's Utopia : Zion, Illinois -- "The most dangerous woman in America" : Mary Harris "Mother" Jones -- Chicago's new Iroquois Theatre becomes a fiery death trap -- A big lake, a small town, and William Patrick Rend -- Illinois's worst coal mine disaster : the Cherry Mine fire -- Rock River Valley, Lorado Taft and the Black Hawk statue -- Calbraith Perry Rogers and the Vin Fiz Flyer cross Illinois -- World War I hysteria : the Prager hanging -- "Butchery-- wrought in madness" : the 1922 Herrin Massacre -- The minister served arsenic : Ina's great scandal -- Nature wreaks devastation : the 1925 Tri-State Tornado -- Illinois's last hanging : the gangster Charley Birger -- The nuclear age dawns in a Chicago squash court -- Illinois's beautiful gorge : Lusk Creek Canyon -- The Sun Singer and Robert Allerton's exotic park -- Oquawka : the town that immortalized an elephant -- Monsters and creatures of the Big Muddy River -- An Illinois ecological Eden : LaRue Swamp-Pine Hills area -- The Koster site : "Amerindians" and Dr. Stuart Struever
Control code
ocm48817252
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780252070853
Lccn
2002000253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48817252

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