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Chicago stories / George Ade, illustrated by John T. McCutcheon and others. Selected and edited, with an introd. by Franklin J. Meine.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228S 1963 (Text) 0000102755386 Bib Center book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228S 1963 (Text) 0000102755394 Bib Center book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228S 1963 (Text) 0000102755402 Bib Center book Available -

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  • Physical Description: xxx, 278 pages : illustrations 26 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery Co., 1963 [©1941]

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General Note: Originally published in 1941 under title: Stories of the streets and of the town.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-278).
Formatted Contents Note: A young man in upper life -- Since the Frenchman came -- The mystery of the back-roomer -- In Chicago but not of it -- Mr. Pensley has a quiet day "off" -- "Stumpy" and other interesting people -- Small shops of the city -- The intellectual awakening in Burton's Row -- Some instances of political devotion -- Old days on the canal -- With the market-gardeners -- Fair-minded discussion in Dearborn Avenue -- Little Billy as a committeeman -- At the Green Tree Inn -- The advantage of being "middle class" -- The junk-shops of Canal Street -- A breathing-place and play-ground -- Vehicles out of the ordinary -- "Hobo" Wilson and the good fairy -- How "Pink" was reformed -- After the sky-scrapers, what? -- Sidewalk merchants and their wares -- Some of the unfailing signs -- A plantation dinner at Aunt Mary's -- Mr. Benson's experience with a maniac -- Artie Blanchard -- A story from the back streets -- Sophie's Sunday afternoon -- Olof Lindstrom goes fishing -- The glory of being a coachman --Chicago high art up to date -- How "Pick" caught the "battle-row" -- Life on a river tug -- Clark Street Chinamen -- From the office window -- Where the river opens to the lake -- "Slim's" dog -- Il janitoro -- Min sargent -- Pink marsh -- "Doc" as Lothario -- The Barclay lawn party -- Handsome Cyril; or, The messenger boy with the warm feet -- Clarence Allen, the hypnotic boy journalist -- Rollo Johnson, the boy inventor -- The fable of Sister Mae -- An incident in the "pansy" -- The old spelling school -- The "lush" tries and fails -- An experiment in philanthropy -- In the roof garden -- The Hickey boy in the feathers -- A social call -- At "Larry's Lunch" -- "Gondola" Wilson's misfortune -- Effie Whittlesy.
Subject: Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.

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