References and Further Reading

Adelman, William. Touring Pullman, a Study in Company Paternalism: A Walking Guide to the Pullman Community in Chicago, Illinois (Chicago: Illinois Labor History Society, 1972).

_______. Haymarket Revisited: a Tour Guide of Labor History Sites and Ethnic Neighborhoods Connected with the Haymarket Affair (Chicago: Illinois Labor History Society, 1976).

_______. Pilsen and the West Side: a Tour Guide to Ethnic Neighborhoods, Architecture, Restaurants, Wall Murals, and Labor History with Special Emphasis on Events Connected with the Great Upheaval of 1877 (Chicago: Illinois Labor History Society, Ralph Helstein Fund for Education in Labor History, 1983).

AHR Forum. "Civil Rights Struggles in Chicago," The American Historical Review, Vol. 102, No. 2. (Apr., 1997), p. 310.

Alkalimat, Abdul. Black Power in Chicago: Harold Washington and the Crisis of the Black Middle Class: Mass Protest (21st Century Books and Publications, 1987).

Anderson, Elijah. Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990).

Anderson, Jervis. A. Philip Randolph: A Biographical Portrait (New York: Harcourt, Brace, Javanovich, 1972).

Arnesen, Eric, Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality (Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press, 2001).

Barrett, James R., Work and Community in the Jungle: Chicago's Packinghouse Workers, 1894-1922.
(Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987).

Bates, Beth Tompkins, Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945
(Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001).

__________. "A New Crowd Challenges the Old Guard in the NAACP, 1933-1941," The American Historical Review, Vol. 102, No. 2. (Apr., 1997), pp. 340-377.

Bigott, Joseph C. From Cottage to Bungalow: Houses and the Working Class in Metropolitan Chicago, 1869-1929 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001).

Black, Timuel. Bridges of Memory: Chicago's First Wave of Black Migration (Evanston: Northwestern University Press; May 2003)

Bone, Robert A. Down Home: Origins of the Afro-American Short Story (New York: Columbia University Press, repr. 1988).

__________. "Richard Wright and the Chicago Renaissance," Calalloo 28 (Summer 1986), 446-468.

Bontemps, Arna and Jack Conroy. They Seek a City (Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, and Co., 1945).

___________. Anyplace But Here (New York: Hill and Wang, 1966).

Chateauvert, Melinda. Marching Together: Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
(Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1997).

Cohen, Lizbeth, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1990).

Condit, Carl. Chicago, 1930-1970 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974).

Crowe, Chris. Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case (New York: Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2003),

Drake, St. Clair and Horace Cayton, Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City
(New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1945).

Duis, Perry. Challenging Chicago: Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998).

Duis, Perry, and Scott LaFrance. We've Got a Job to Do: Chicagoans and World War II
(Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1992).

Fuerst, J. S. When Public Housing was Paradise: Building Community in Chicago (Praeger Publishers, 2003).

Gitlin, Todd and Nanci Hollander. Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago (New York: Harper & Row, 1971)

Grossman, James R. Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners and the Great Migration
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991).  

Grossman, James R., Anne Durkin, Keating, and Janice L. Reiff, eds.; Michael P. Conzen, cartographic ed.
The Encyclopedia of Chicago (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).  

Gude, Olivia, and Jeff Huebner. Urban Art Chicago: A Guide to Community Murals, Mosaics, and Sculptures (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000).

Halpern, Rick, Down on the Killing Floor: Black and White Workers in Chicago’s Packinghouses, 1904-54 (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997).

Halpern, Rick and Roger Horowitz. Meatpackers: An Oral History of Black Packinghouse Workers and Their Struggle for Equality (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1996).

Hirsch, Arnold R., Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983).

Holli, Melvin, and Peter d'A. Jones. Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait (Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1995, 4th ed.).

Holt, Glen E., and Dominic A. Pacyga. Chicago, a Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods: the Loop and South Side (Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1979).

Horowitz, Roger, “Negro and White, Unite and Fight!”: A Social History of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1930-90 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997).

Huebner, Jeff. Murals: The Great Walls of Joliet (Urbana: University of Illinois Press for the Friends of Community Public Art, 2001).

Jablonski, Thomas J., Pride in the Jungle: Community and Everday Life in Back of the Yards Chicago.
(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993).

Keating, Ann Durkin. Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis
(Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002).

Knupfer, Anne Meis. Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African American Women's Clubs in Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago (New York: New York University Press, 1996).

Krebs, Phil, Stephen G. Katsinas, and J. Lee Johnson. “Illinois Community Colleges: Their History and System,” Community College Journal of Research and Practice 23:1 (1999), pp. 19-41. ;

Lyden, Jacki and Chet Jakus, Landmarks and Legends of Uptown (Chicago: 1980).

McGreevy, John T. Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter With Race in the Twentieth-Century Urban North (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996).

Miller, David C. "The American Indian Center, its History, Program, and Results," (M.S. Thesis, George Williams College, 1959).

Mjagkij, Nina. Light in the Darkness, African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946 (Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1994).

Mullen, Bill V. Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-46
(University of Illinois Press, 1999).

Needleman, Ruth. Black Freedom Fighters in Steel: The Struggle for Democratic Unionism
(Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003).

Pacyga, Dominic. Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago: Workers on the South Side, 1880-1922
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003).

Pacyga, Dominic, and Ellen Skerrett. Chicago, City of Neighborhoods: Histories & Tours
(Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1986).

Pfeffer, Paula F. A. Philip Randolph: Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana University Press, 1990).

Philpott, Thomas Lee. The Slum and the Ghetto: Immigrants, Blacks, and Reformers in Chicago, 1880-1930 (American Society and Culture) (Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1991).

Puth, Robert G. "Supreme Liberty Life Insurance: The History of a Negro Insurance Company" (Ph. D. diss., Northwestern University, 1967).

Reed, Christopher Robert. "All the World Is Here!": The Black Presence at White City (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000).

___________. The Chicago NAACP and the Rise of Black Professional Leadership, 1910-1966 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997).

Roth, Sike. Building Movement Bridges: The Coalition of Labor Union Women (Praeger Publishers, 2003).

Schneirov, Richard, and Thomas J. Suhrbur. Union Brotherhood, Union Town: The History of the Carpenters' Union of Chicago 1863-1987 (Southern Illinois University Press, 1988).

Sernett, Milton C., Bound for the Promised Land: African American Religion and the Great Migration.
(Durham: Duke University Press, 1997).

Spear, Allan H, Black Chicago: The Making of a Negro Ghetto (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967).

Strickland, Arvarh, History of the Chicago Urban League (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1966).

Travis, Dempsey J., An Autobiography of Black Chicago (Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1981).

________. Autobiography of Black Jazz (Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1983).

________. An Autobiography of Black Politics (Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1987).

________. Harold, the Peoples Mayor: The Authorized Biography of Mayor Harold Washington (Chicago: Urban Research Press, 1988).

Tuttle, Jr., William. Race Riot: Chicago in the Red Summer of 1919 (New York: Atheneum, 1970).

Ver Berkmoes. Ryan. Chicago: Let the Windy City Blow You Away
(Oakland: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd, 2001).

Weems, Robert E. Jr., Black Business in Black Metropolis: The Chicago Metropolitan Assurance Company, 1925-1985 (1996).

Wiese, Andrew. Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).

On Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc.

Beirne, Mike, "Joseph T. Ryerson closing another East Coast Location," American Metal Market,
July 7, 1995, p. 4.

Beirne, Mike, "Ryerson Eyeing New Niche?," American Metal Market, July 16, 1991, p. 5

------, "Ryerson Revamp Seen Clashing with Its Computers," American Metal Market,
November 13, 1990, p. 4.

------, "Ryerson to Quit Boston," <em>American Metal Market</em>, May 9, 1994, p. 2.

Bettner, Jill, "Who's Done Better Diversifying?" Forbes, June 4, 1984.

Burgert, Philip, "Ryerson to Continue Service Expansion," American Metal Market,
March 17, 1983, p. 1.

Fisher, Douglas Alan. The Epic of Steel, (New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963).

Hohl, Paul, "Ryerson and Tull Buoy Inland's Net," American Metal Market, January 26, 1988, p. 3.

Keefe, Lisa M., "Reassembling Ryerson," Crain's Chicago Buisness, September 3, 1990, p. 1.

Ryerson: Celebrating the First 150 Years, (Chicago: Joseph T. Ryerson & Sons, Inc., 1992).

Source: International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 15. St. James Press, 1996.

“Two Decades at Ryerson Freaking Steel,” by Richard Egeland. Monthly Review, December 20, 2005. Fictional story describing the working conditions and union drive at Ryerson.


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