DR. GALE'S LINCOLN LIBRARY
STATE, COUNTY & CHICAGO BOOKS
MARSHALL FIELD & CO.
1893 WORLD'S FAIR LIBRARY
RESTAURANTS, FOODS & BONAFIDE RECIPES
MASSACRES, CATASTROPHES, AND DISASTERS.
1812, Jean Baptiste La Lime was Chicago's first murder victim, killed by John Kinzie.
1849, Calamity Destroyed all the Bridges over the Chicago River.
1855, Chicago Lager Beer Riots.
1867, Deadly Encounter Between Two Chicago Bridge Tenders.
1872, Chicago Bread Riot.
1893, Carter Harrison Sr., Chicago Mayor, Assassinated by Patrick Eugene Prendergast.
1917, Race Riots in East St. Louis, Illinois.
1919, the Chicago Race Riots (the "Red Summer").
1937, Memorial Day Massacre, Republic Steel Company's South Chicago, Illinois, Plant.
1946, Airport Homes Race Riots; Negroes Moving into Temporary Housing.
1951, Cicero, Illinois Race Riot.
An In-Depth Analysis of the Fort Dearborn Massacre on August 15, 1812.
Anton (Tony) Joseph Cermak, Chicago Mayor, Biography, Assassination and Theories.
Bloody Autumn at Nauvoo (Mormon Town), Illinois, in 1845.
Checkered past of Cave-In-Rock on the Ohio River in Hardin County, Illinois.
Chicago Fire and Fires in Chicago.
Chicago's Rush Street Swing Bridge was destroyed on November 3, 1863.
Elizabeth "Betsey" Reed was hung in 1845 as Illinois' First Female Serial Killer.
H.H. Holmes, an in-depth look at his murder castle and his victims.
Haymarket Square in Chicago May 4, 1886, Riot.
Helen Vorhees Brach; The Disappearance of Candy Lady, Unwrapped.
Indian Creek Illinois Massacre.
John Crenshaw's "Old Slave House" on Reverse Underground Railroad in Equality, Illinois.
John Schmidt, aka Johann Otto Hoch, is thought to have killed over 50 women.
John Wayne Gacy's History - Serial Killer. (1942-1994)
La Vantum Village Massacre of the Illiniwek by Iroquois Indians and Aftermath in 1691
Medusa-Challenger; the Chicago River Bridge Killer.
Our Lady of the Angels School fire killed 87 children and 3 nuns on December 1, 1958.
Ruby Dean Murdered Dr. Louis Quitman at the Commodore in 1917.
Sandmaster, a river dredging vessel, struck 13 Chicago River bridges on 44 occasions.
SS Eastland Disaster in Chicago on July 24, 1915. 844 Dead. Large Photo Album.
Starved Rock Massacre of 1769 - Fact or Fiction.
Susan Simmons Winans. Last Known Survivor of Chicago Fort Dearborn Massacre.
Thomas Neill Cream, M.D., Serial Killer. (1850-1892)
William Pethick Murdered a Young Mother and her 2-year-old in 1915.
Wood River, Illinois Massacre of 1814
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