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The Resource Chicago's greatest year, 1893 : the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis, Joseph Gustaitis

Chicago's greatest year, 1893 : the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis, Joseph Gustaitis

Label
Chicago's greatest year, 1893 : the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis
Title
Chicago's greatest year, 1893
Title remainder
the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Gustaitis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1893, the 27.5 million visitors to the Chicago World's Fair feasted their eyes on the impressive architecture of the White City, lit at night by thousands of electric lights. In addition to marveling at the revolutionary exhibits, most visitors discovered something else: beyond the fair's 633 acres lay a modern metropolis that rivaled the world's greatest cities. The Columbian Exposition marked Chicago's arrival on the world stage, but even without the splendor of the fair, 1893 would still have been Chicago's greatest year. An almost endless list of achievements took plac
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gustaitis, Joseph Alan
Dewey number
977.3/1103
Index
index present
LC call number
F548.5
LC item number
.G95 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • City and town life
  • Social change
  • Civic improvement
  • Urbanization
  • Architecture
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Architecture
  • City and town life
  • Civic improvement
  • Intellectual life
  • Manners and customs
  • Social change
  • Urbanization
  • Illinois
  • Architektur
  • Sozialer Wandel
  • Städtebau
  • Chicago, Ill
Label
Chicago's greatest year, 1893 : the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis, Joseph Gustaitis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The White City and the Gray City -- Three Museums and a Library -- Sears, Roebuck & Co. -- Frances Willard's Bicycle -- Open Heart Surgery -- A Church for Father Tolton -- The Illinois Institute of Technology -- The Birth of Urban Literature -- The West Side Grounds -- The Chicago Hot Dog -- Wrigley's Gum -- The Chicago School of Architecture -- Reforming Chicago -- Epidemics and Clean Water -- Epilogue: Chicago's Next Great Year
Control code
843881951
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809332496
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40022472210
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843881951
Label
Chicago's greatest year, 1893 : the White City and the birth of a modern metropolis, Joseph Gustaitis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The White City and the Gray City -- Three Museums and a Library -- Sears, Roebuck & Co. -- Frances Willard's Bicycle -- Open Heart Surgery -- A Church for Father Tolton -- The Illinois Institute of Technology -- The Birth of Urban Literature -- The West Side Grounds -- The Chicago Hot Dog -- Wrigley's Gum -- The Chicago School of Architecture -- Reforming Chicago -- Epidemics and Clean Water -- Epilogue: Chicago's Next Great Year
Control code
843881951
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809332496
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40022472210
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843881951

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