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History of the Douglas Monument at Chicago; Prefaced With a Brief Sketch of Senator Douglas' Life, Illustrations of the Monument, Etc

Leonard Wells Volk

Stephen A. Douglas was a giant of American politics in the mid-19th century, and his legacy is enshrined in a magnificent monument in Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood. This book tells the story of the monument's design, construction, and dedication, as well as providing a brief biography of Douglas himself. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, this book is a treasure for those interested in Chicago history, sculpture, or political figures of the Civil War era.

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Book Details

  • Publisher: Legare Street Press
  • Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2023
  • Pages: 148
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.32in - 0.48lb
  • EAN: 9781022754119
  • Categories: Yearbooks & AnnualsSculpture & InstallationGeneral