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Print Resources

  • Harpster, Jack. The Railroad Tycoon Who Built Chicago: A Biography of William B. Ogden. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.
  • Keating, Ann Durkin. Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  • Pegg, Betsy. Dreams, Money, and Ambition: A History of Real Estate in Chicago. Chicago: Chicago Real Estate Board, 1983.
  • Shelton, Tamara Venit. A Squatter’s Republic: Land and the Politics of Monopoly in California, 1850-1900. Berkeley: Published for the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West by University of California Press, 2013.
  • Sobel, Robert. The Money Manias: The Eras of Great Speculation in America, 1770-1970. New York: Weybright and Talley, 1974.