Dominic Pacyga, a professor at Columbia College
in Chicago, received his PhD in History from the University of Chicago
at Illinois. In addition to his responsibilities as lecturer at Columbia
College, he frequently lectures on topics such as Chicago history, urban
development, labor hisotry, and race relations. In addition to Chicago:
City of Neighborhoods, he has authored or co-authored Polish Immigrants
and Industrial Chicago (1991), Chicago: A Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods
(1979) with Glen Holt, and Chicago's Southeast Side (1998) with Rod Sellers.
Most recently he edited The Chicago Bungalow, a collection of essays,
with Charles Shanabruch.
Ellen Skerrett, an independent scholar who received her MA from the
University of Chicagos Committee on Social Thought, is associate
editor of the University of Illinois at Chicagos website, Urban
Experience in Chicago: Hull-House and Its Neighborhoods, 1889-1963,
She is editor of At the Crossroads: Old Saint Patricks and
the Chicago Irish (Loyola Press, 1997); co-author of Catholicism, Chicago
Style (Loyola Press, 1993); The Irish in Chicago (University of Illinois
Press, 1987); and Chicago: City of Neighborhoods (Loyola Press, 1986).
Forward reprinted with permission from Nancy B. Newman.
Images courtesy The Catholic New World, Archdiocese of Chicago reprinted
with permission from The Catholic New World, Archdiocese of Chicago.
Images courtesy the Chicago Historical Society reprinted with permission
from the Chicago Historical Society.
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from the Chicago Park District.
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from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
Images courtesy J. Ficner reprinted with permission from Joseph Ficner.
Image courtesy the Gads Hill Center reprinted with permission from the
Gads Hill Center.
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Images courtesy J. O'Malley reprinted with permission from John C. O'Malley.
This module was possible thanks to the Women's Board of the University
of Chicago and the National Endowment of the Humanities (through a grant
made to Kenwood Academy High School).
This module could not have happened without the help of Ellen Skerrett,
Dominic Pacyga, Rev. George Lane, Janice Knight, Ken Warren, and the
faculty and staff of Kenwood Academic High School.