The famous, the infamous, and the unjustly forgottenaall receive their due in this biographical dictionary of the people who have made Chicago one of the worldas great cities. Here are the life storiesaprovided in short, entertaining capsulesaof Chicagoas cultural giants as well as the industrialists, architects, and politicians who literally gave shape to the city. Jane Addams, Al Capone, Willie Dixon, Harriet Monroe, Louis Sullivan, Bill Veeck, Harold Washington, and new additions Saul Bellow, Harry Caray, Del Close, Ann Landers, Walter Payton, Koko Taylor, and Studs TerkelaChicago Portraits tells you why their names are inseparable from the city they called home.He played as tight end and was selected to the first College Football All-America team in 1889. ... Concerned critics of the game recommended rule changes. ... He was the first to award varsity letters to deserving athletes and the first to use numbers on football player jerseys for the convenience of both spectators and the anbsp;...
|Author||:||June Skinner Sawyers, Rick Kogan|
|Publisher||:||Northwestern University Press - 2012-03-31|