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The Impact of John Deere's Plow

Aldrich, Darragh. The Story of John Deere, A Saga of American Industry. Minneapolis: McGill Lithograph, 1942. Ardrey, R. L. American Agricultural Implements: A Review of Invention and Development in the Agricultural Industry of the United States. Chicago: 1894. Wilmington: Scholarly Resources, reprint, 1973.

Arnold, Dave. Vintage John Deere. Stillwater, Minnesota: Voyageur Press, 1995.

Bell, Louise Price. Johnny Tractor and His Pals: A John Deere Storybook for Little Folks. Moline: John Deere and Co., 1988.

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Broehl Jr., Wayne G. John Deere's Company: A History of Deere and Company and its Times. New York: Doubleday and Co., 1984.

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Clark, Neil McCullough. John Deere: He Gave to the World the Steel Plow. Moline: Privately Printed, 1937.

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Octave Chanute, The Chicago Connection and the Birth of Aviation

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Chicago Public Transportation Policy. 1900-1940s

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Penicillin: Medicine's Wartime Wonder Drug and Its Production in Peoria, Illinois

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