GIANTS GONE: Men Who Made Chicago by Ernest Poole

GIANTS GONE: Men Who Made Chicago

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Reports on Chicago's pioneers, told by one who knew them, or their contemporaries, -- a roster that covers many fields of activity -- politics, arts, railroads, newspapers, business, social service, philanthropy, etc. From Hubbard, Medill, McCormick to Field, Armour, Pullman, Jane Addams, Rosenwald and Harper, -- this embodies the spirit of Chicago's tremendous growth as evidenced in the lives of men, who in the raw days, by their vision, courage and unlimited energy, created a background for its fame. Done with pride and warmth, this covers Chicago's early history in terms of human contributions, and colorful, if sometimes controversial, characters. Local appeal.

Publisher: Whittlesey House