A Newberry Library and Chicago Historical Society Exhibit: October 1, 2004, to January 15, 2005


Primary Sources:

Online Images of Outspoken Exhibit Items

Photographs of Selected Chicago Protests from 2004

Example for citing images found on our website: Speech of John Hossack, Convicted of Violation of the Fugitive Slave Law: Before Judge Drummond, of the U.S. District Court of Chicago. The Newberry Library. Image, http://www.newberry.org/outspoken.html (accessed July 5, 2005).

Website Resources:

For Further Reading:

Frank Ormon Beck, Hobohemia, R.R. Smith, 1956.

Timuel D. Black, Bridges of Memory: Chicago's First Wave of Black Migration, Northwestern University Press, 2003

James R. Barrett, Work and Community in the Jungle: Chicago's Packing-House Workers, 1894-1922, University of Illinois Press, 1990

Roger A. Bruns, The Damndest Radical: The Life and World of Ben Reitman, Chicago's Celebrated Social Reformer, Hobo King, and Whorehouse Physician, University of Illinois Press, 2001

Lizabeth Cohen, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939, Cambridge University Press, 1991

Jack Conroy, The Disinherited , University of Missouri Press, 1991 [1933]

George Chauncey, Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940,Basic Books, 1995 [1994]

Melvyn Dubofsky, We Shall Be All: A History of the Industrial Workers of the World, University of Illinois Press, 1972 (2000)

Sara Evans, Tidal Wave : How Women Changed America at Century's End, Free Press, 2003

Maureen A. Flanagan, Seeing with Their Hearts: Chicago Women and the Vision of the Good City, 1871-1933, Princeton University Press, 2002

Nathan Godfried, WCFL: Chicago's Voice of Labor, 1926-78, University of Illinois Press, 1997

James R. Green,Taking History to Heart: The Power of the Past in Building Social Movements, University of Massachusetts Press, 2000

William J. Grimshaw, Bitter Fruit: Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-1991, University of Chicago Press, 1992

James R. Grossman, Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration, University of Chicago Press, 1989

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

Arnold R. Hirsch, Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960, The University of Chicago Press, 1998

Susan Eleanor Hirsch, After the Strike: A Century of Labor Struggle at Pullman, University of Illinois Press, 2003

David K. Johnson, The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government, University of Chicago, 2004

Joyce L. Kornbluh, Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology, Charles H. Kerr, 1998

Nan Levinson, Outspoken: Free Speech Stories, University of California Press, 2003

Almont Lindsey, The Pullman Strike: the Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval, University of Chicago Press, 1942

Mary Maclane, The Story of Mary Maclane, Riverbend Publishing, 2002

Michael McGerr, A Fierce Discontent: The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870-1920, Free Press, 2003

Henry E. McGuckin, Memoirs of a Wobbly,Charles H. Kerr, 1987

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

James R. Ralph, Jr., Northern Protest: Martin Luther King, Jr., Chicago, and the Civil Rights Movement, Harvard University Press, 1993

Barbara Ransby, Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision, University of North Carolina Press, 2003

Franklin Rosemont, Revolution in the Service of the Marvelous, Charles H. Kerr, 2004

Franklin Rosemont, From Bughouse Square to the Beat Generation: Selected Ravings of Slim Brundage Founder and Janitor of the College of Complexes, Charles H. Kerr, 1997

Franklin Rosemont, The Rise and Fall of the Dil Pickle: Jazz-Age Chicago’s Wildest and Most Outrageously Creative Hobohemian Nightspot, Charles H. Kerr, 2004

Allen Ruff, "We Called Each Other Comrade": Charles H. Kerr & Company, Radical Publishers, University of Illinois Press, 1997

Nick Salvatore, Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist, University of Illinois Press, 1984

Richard Schneirov, The Pullman Strike and the Crisis of the 1890s: Essays on Labor and Politics, University of Illinois Press, 1999

Richard Schneirov, Labor and Urban Politics: Class Conflict and the Origins of Modern Liberalism in Chicago, 1864-97, University of Illinois Press, 1998

Dick W. Simpson, Rogues, Rebels, and Rubberstamps: The Story of Chicago City Council from the Civil War to the Third Millennium, Westview Press, 2001

Carl Smith, Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman, University of Chicago Press, 1995

Daphne Spain, How Women Saved the City, University of Minnesota Press, 2002

Christine Stansell, American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century, Owl Books, 2001

Arthur Weinberg, Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom, University of Chicago Press, 1989

Douglas Wixson, Worker-Writer in America: Jack Conroy and the Tradition of Midwestern Literary Radicalism, 1898-1990, University of Illinois Press, 1994

 This exhibit has been organized by the Newberry Library's Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family and Community History and the Chicago Historical Society. It has been made possible with major funding provided in part by The Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Generous support also provided by The Chicago Reader and Dr. and Mrs. Tapas K. Das Gupta.
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