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Planting the Prairies: John Kennicott and Horticultural Advocacy in Nineteenth-Century Illinois

Bailey, Liberty Hyde. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. New York: Macmillan, 1939.

Bardolph, Richard. Agricultural Literature and the Early Illinois Farmer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1948.

Blanke, David. Sowing the American Dream, How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000.

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.

Davis, James E. Frontier Illinois. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Ernst, Erik A. "John A. Kennicott of the Grove. Physician, Horticulturist, and Journalist in Nineteenth-Century Illinois," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 74 (1981): 109-118.

Gates, Paul W. Agriculture and the Civil War. New York: Alfred D. Knopf, 1965.

Lawrence, George H. M., ed. America's Garden Legacy, A Taste for Pleasure. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 1978.

Lyon-Jenness, Cheryl. For Shade and For Comfort: Democratizing Horticulture in the Nineteenth-Century Midwest. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2004.

Public Health: Danville Women Take a Stand, 1890-1920s

Addams, Jane. Twenty Years at Hull House. New York, 1910, reprint Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

_______. A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil. Chicago, 1912, reprint with introduction by Katherine Joslin. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.

Bordin, Ruth. Women and Temperance: The Quest for Power and Liberty, 1893-1900. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1980.

Buechler, Stephen M. The Transformation of the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Case of Illinois, 1850-1920. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1986.

Cornelius, Janet Duitsman and Martha LaFrenz Kay. "Conscience in Action: Danville Women, 1890-1920s," Manuscript.

Rawlings, Isaac D., et al. The Rise and Fall of Disease in Illinois, Vol. 2. Illinois Department of Public Health, 1927.

Rosen, Ruth. The Lost Sisterhood: Prostitution in America, 1900-1918. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.

Scott, Anne Firor. Natural Allies: Women's Associations in American History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Toon, Elizabeth. "Managing the Conduct of the Individual Life: Public Health Education and American Public Health, 1910-1940." Ph.D. Diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1998.

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill, ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering The Woman Suffrage Movement. Troutdale, Oregon: New Sage Press, 1995.

Carl Sandburg, Poet with Attitude

Niven, Penelope. Carl Sandburg: A Biography. New York: Scribner's, 1991.

Sandburg, Carl. Breathing Tokens: One Hundred and Eighteen Previously Unpublished Poems, ed. Margaret Sandburg. New York: Harcourt, 1978.

__________. The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg. Rev. and expanded edition, with an introduction by Archibald Macleish. New York: Harcourt, 1970.

__________. Harvest Poems: 1910-1960. Introduction, Mark Van Doren. New York: Harcourt, 1960.

__________. The Letters of Carl Sandburg. Ed. Herbert Mitgang. New York: Harcourt, 1968.

__________. The Sandburg Range. New York: Harcourt, 1957.

Sandburg, Helga. A Great and Glorious Romance: The Story of Carl Sandburg and Lilian Steichen. New York: Harcourt, 1978.

Sandburg, Margaret, ed. The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1987.

Paul H. Douglas, Champion of the People

Biles, Roger. Crusading Liberal: Paul H. Douglas of Illinois. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2002.

_____. "Paul H. Douglas, McCarthyism, and the Senatorial Election of

1954." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 95 (2002): 52-67.

Douglas, Paul H. In the Fullness of Time: The Memoirs of Paul H. Douglas. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1971.

Schapsmeier, Edward L. and Federick H. Schapsmeier. "Paul H. Douglas: From Pacifist to Solider-Statesman," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 67 (1974): 307-23.

Schapsmeier, Edward L. "Dirksen and Douglas of Illinois: The Pragmatist and the Professor as Contemporaries in the United States Senate," Illinois Historical Journal 83 (1990): 74-84.

Illustration credits: All illustrations are from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, unless otherwise noted.


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