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History and Curriculum Materials

Cheek, Dennis W. Resources for STS Education Science, Technology, and Society. University Park, Pa.: National Science, Technology and Society Network, 1989. *(ED323153).

Heath, P. (1990). "Integrating Science and Technology Instruction Into the Social Studies: Basic Elements," Social Education, 54(1990): 207-208.

LaRue, R. D., Jr. Science/Technology/Society: Model Lessons For Secondary Social Studies Classes. Boulder, Colo.: Social Science Education Consortium, 1988.

Lombard, Robert, ed. "Science, Technology, and Society." fesues Current in the Social Studies, 3(1994).

Marker, G. W. "Integrating science-technology-science into social studies education." Theory Into Practice, 31 (1992): 20-26.

Postman, N. Technopoly: The Surrender Of Culture To Technology. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.

Ramsey, John M., et al. "Analyzing the issues of STS." Science Teacher, 57 (1990): 52-55. *(EJ409104).

Remy, Richard C. "The Need for Science/Technology/Society in the Social Studies. Social Education, 54-(Ap-May 1990): 203-7. *(EJ412370).

Smiddie, L. "Science, Technology, and Society in the Social Studies." Social Education, 54: (1990): 209-10.

Yager, Robert E., and Pinchas Tamir. The STS Approach: Reasons, Intentions, Accomplishments and Outcomes, 1992. *(ED356945).

*Document call number for ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.



Adams, Jane. The Transformation of Rural Life: Southern Illinois, 1890-1990. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994.

Bogue, Allan G. From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the Nineteenth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.

Bogue, Margaret Beattie. Patterns from the Sod: Land Use and Tenure in the Grand Prairie, 1850-1900. Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1959.

Burlend, Rebecca. A True Picture of Emigration. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Danhof, Clarence. "Farm Making Costs and the Safety Valve." Journal of Political Economy, 49 (June 1941): 317-359.

Faragher, John Mack. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

Jettison, Katherine. Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

Neth, Mary. Preserving the Family Farm: Women, Community and the Foundations of Agribusiness, 1900-1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Rendteman, Ruth. All Anyone Ever Wanted of Me Was to Work: The Memoirs of Edith Bradley Flendleman. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996.

Riley, Glenda. The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.

Schlebecker, John T. Whereby We Thrive: A History of American Agriculture, 1607-1972. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 1972.

Curriculum Materials

Animals on the farm: Dairy Cows. (1997). Inner Vision Group, VHS tape.

Brady, P., & Munoz, W. Cows (Early reader science). School and Library Binding: Bridgestone Books, 1996.

Brookens, John A. Memories of a Central Illinois Farmer. [Taylorville, Ill.]: n.p., 1989.

Fitzsimons, Cecilia. Dairy Foods and Drinks. Parsippany, N.J.: Silver Burdett Press, 1997.

Fowler, Allan. Thanks to Cows. Chicago: Children's Book Press, 1992.

Gibbons, Gail. The Milk Makers. New York: School and Library Binding: Macmillan, 1985.

Grant, Heilman. Farm. New York: Abbeville Press, 1988.

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. "Dairying," "Milk," "Pasteurization," "Pasteur, Louis," Danbury, Conn.: Grolier Interactive Inc., 1997.

Illinois Centennial Farm Heritage Association. The History of Centennial Farms. Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1986.

Kalman, Bobbie D. Hooray for dairy farming! (Hooray for farming). New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1997.

Milner, Clyde A. The Oxford History of the American West. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Nelson, Peter. History of Agriculture in Illinois with Special Reference to Types of Farming. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1931.

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw and W. Munoz. Cattle (Understanding animals). Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books Inc., 1993.

Older, Jules. Cow. Watertown, Mass.: Chariesbridge Publishing, 1998.

Smiley, Jane. A Thousand Acres. New York: Fawcett Books, 1991.

United States Department of Agriculture. USDA Economic Research Center-Poster 11. Washington: USDA Printing Service, January 1993.

United States Department of Commerce. Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce Regional Statistics, June 1996.



Douglas, George H. All Aboard! The Railroad in American Life. New York: Paragon House, 1992.

Dunlop, Richard. Wheels West: 1590-1900. Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1977.

Flower, Raymond and Michael Wynn Jones. 100 Years on the Road: A Social History of the Car. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981.

Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle Between Road and Rail in the American Century. New York: BasicBooks, 1994.

Howard, Robert P. Illinois: A History of the Prairie State. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1972.

Nelson, Ronald E., ed. Illinois: A Geographical Survey. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996.

Sollberg, Carl. Conquest of the Skies: A History of Commercial Aviation in America. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979.

Wilkinson, Philip and Michael Pollard. Ideas that Changed the World: Transportation. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.

Curriculum Materials

Angle, Paul, ed. Prairie State: Impressions of Illinois, 1673-1967, by Travelers and Other Observers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Faragher, John Mack. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

Holt, Glen and Dominic Pacyga. Chicago: A Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1979.


Conner Prairie Website, http://www.connerprairie.orgAaming2.html

The Erie Canal websites: http//, and www.

Illinois State Museum Website:

Leonard, Stephen and Melinda F. Kwedar. The Great Migration: Transportation and Settlement In Illinois, 1800-1850. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Society/Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 1989.

Local Community Fact Book. Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1980. Chicago: Chicago Fact Book Consortium, 1980.

Raitz, Karl ed. A Guide to the National Road. 2 vols. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Ryburn-Lamonte, Terri. "Historical and Architectural Resources of Route 66 through Illinois." National Register of Historic Places nomination. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 1997.

Scott, Quinta and Susan Croce Kelly. Route 66: The Highway and Its People. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.

Seely, Bruce E. Building the American Highway System: Engineers as Policy Makers. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987.

Wallis, Michael. Route 66: The Mother Road. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.

Witzel, Michael Karl. Route 66 Remembered. Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 1996.




Aldrich, Darragh. The Story of John Deere: A Saga of American Industry. Minneapolis: McGill Lithograph Co., 1942.

Barnard, Harry. Eagle Forgotten. Secaucus, N.J: Lyie, Stuart, Inc., 1973.

Cronin, William. Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: Norton, 1991.

Douglas, George H. Rail City: Chicago, USA. San Diego: Howell-North Books, 1981.

Edgerton, Michael and Kenan Heise. Chicago, Center lor Enterprise. Windsor Publications, Chicago, 1982.

Ginger, Ray. Altgeld's America, 1890-1905: The Lincoln Ideal versus Changing Realities. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1958.

Howard Robert P. Illinois: A History of the Prairie State. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1972.

Internet - John Deere & Co. history. Ś The Discovery Channel's site. - the Illinois Labor History Society's websiteŚLesson plans and Illinois labor history articles. - Development of the Motorola Corporation.

Oblinger, Cart D. Divided Kingdom: Work, Community and the Mining Wars in the Central Illinois Coal Fields. Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1991.

Terkel, Studs. Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. New York: New Press, 1974.

Curriculum Materials

Davidson, James West and Mark Hamilton Lytle. After The Fact: The Art of Historical Detection. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1992.

Grossman, James. Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods. Piscataway, N.J.: New Century Publishers, 1981.

Hirsch, Susan E. and Robert I. Goler. A City Comes of Age: Chicago in the 1890s. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1990.

Holt, Glen and Dominic Pacyga. Chicago: A Historical Guide To The Neighborhoods. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1979.

Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics. Third Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois. Springfield: H.W. Rokker, 1884.

Janik, Philip H. with Phyillis Janik. "Looking Backward: From 'The Bush' to the Open Hearth," Chicago History, 10 (Spring, 1981), 49-56.

Kornblum, William. Blue Collar Community. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Rabban, Miriam, comp. Southeast Chicago Historical Project Bibliography. Chicago: Columbia College, 1982.

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Bantam Books, 1981. Wade, Louise Caroll. Chicago's Pride: The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

The best source of information for teachers and others on the story of South Chicago is located at the Southeast Chicago Historical Society, at the Calumet Park Field House in Chicago. Call the office of the Chicago Park District for details.



Anderson, S. R. Wielding The Double-Edged Sword: Techniques For Teaching About Technology-Related Social Issues. Paper read at 64th annual meeting at the National Council for Social Studies, Washington, D.C. ED 260950. 1984.

Bloch, P.H. "Seeking The Ideal Form: Product Design And Consumer Response." Journal of Marketing, 59 (1995): 16-29

Flatow, I. They All Laughed. New York: Harper Collins, 1992.

Giese, J. R., L. Parisi, and R. W. Bybee. Handbook Of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning. New York: Macmillan, 1991.

Goodrich, K. "The Designs of the Decade: Quantifying Design Impact over Ten Years." Design Management Journal, 5 (Spring 1994): 47-55.

Hickman, F. M., Patrick, J. J., and R. W. Bybee. Sdence-Technology-Society: A Framework for Curriculum Reform in Secondary School Science and Social Studies. Boulder, Col.: Social Science Education Consortium, 1987.

Hutchinson, P. and P. Sellwood. Design And Problem Solving. Cincinnati: Thomsom Learning Tools, 1996.

Reid, S. Invention & Discovery. London: Usborne Publishing, 1986.

Smiddie, L. Science, Technology, and Society in the Social Studies. Social Education, 54(1990): 209-10.

Staff. Reviews of S-T-S Instructional Units. S-T-S-Reponer, 4 (1988): 3-18.

Swerdlow, R.M., Technology, Industry, Entrepreneurship. Rockaway, N.J.: Packaged Educational Programs, 1993.

Thirunarayanan, M. O, ed. Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society. Vol. II: STS in action in the classroom. Tempe: Arizona State University, College of Education, 1992.

Curriculum Materials

Bonner, Thomas Neville. Medicine in Chicago, 1850-1950. Madison: The American History Research Center, Inc., 1957.

"Deadly Diseases," Popular Science, January 1996, 52-6.

Faragher, John Mack. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

Hawke, Sharryl Davis and James Davis. Seeds of Change: the Story of Cultural Exchange after 1492. New York: Addison-Wesley, 1991.

Hobhouse, Henry. Forces of Change: An Unorthodox View of History. New York: Arcade Co., 1990.


National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia: URL:

Kogan, Rick. "Will this virus be the end of mankind?," Chicago Tribune, Oct. 16, 1994.

Loewen, James. Lies My Teacher Told Me. New York: New Press, 1995.

"Outbreak of Fear," Newsweek, May 22, 1995, 48-55.

Preston, Richard. The Hot Zone. New York: Anchor Books, 1994.

Salopek, Paul. "Latest hot zone of diseases may be right out your window," Chicago Tribune, April 21, 1996.

Schryver, Grace Fay. A History of the Illinois Training School for Nurses, 1880-1929. Chicago: Illinois Training School for Nurses, 1930.

Simpson, Howard. Invisible Armies: the Impact of Disease on American History. Indianapolis: Bobs Merrill, 1980.

Zeuch, Lucius M.D. History of Medical Practice in Illinois, vol. 1. Chicago: Book

Illustration credits: Pages 50-'51, Library Congress. All other photographs are from the Illinois State Historical State Historical Library.



Melissa Beck teaches fourth grade at Oakland Elementary School in Streator. She earned a bachelor's degree from Bradley University and is working on a master's degree at Illinois State University.

Gerald A. Danzer, a specialist in teaching methods and American historiography, holds the Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University and teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Michael K. Daugherty holds the Ed.D from Oklahoma State University and teaches in the department of industrial technology at Illinois State University where he specializes in teacher education/industrial education.

Mark Faherty is a student teacher of United States history at East High School in Rockford. He holds a bachelor's degree from Illinois State University.

Kelly Griffin is studying for a bachelor's degree in history education and is student teaching at Richwoods High School in Peoria.

Mike Matejka is field representative in the Labor-Employer Cooperation Trust for the North Central Illinois Labors' District Council, editor of Livingston-McLean County Union News, and is second ward alderman in Bloomington. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Illinois State University, and is completing a master's degree in union administration at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Lawrence W. McBride holds the Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago, and he specializes in history education at Illinois State University.

Dayna Mergenthaler holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Illinois and is completing her student teaching for a bachelor's degree in history education from Illinois State University.

Monica Cousins Noraian has a master's degree from Harvard University and has taught at Stevenson High School and West Chicago High School. She is currently on the history department faculty at Illinois State University.

Stacey Pickett, who lives in Mahomet, is a social science major at Illinois State University studying for a bachelor's degree in teacher education.

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg is Associate Professor of History at Illinois State University. She earned her Ph.D. in American history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, she is researching the history of women and children in the rural communities of the Midwest.

Terri Ryburn-LaMonte is executive director of the Bureau of Tourism and Recreation Research at Illinois State University. She holds a master's degree in history from Illinois State University, where she is studying for the D.A.

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