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Title An Illinois Christmas anthology / edited by Stephen E. Engels, Theresa Rice Engels.

Publication Info. St. Cloud, Minn. : Partridge Press, [1991]
1991

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Annawan-Alba PL Stacks - AAPG-8  394.2 ANI    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  810.8773 IL    AVAILABLE
 Grant Park PL Adult Non-Fiction - GPBB-2  808 ENG    AVAILABLE
 Marseilles PL Illinois Collection - MABB-3  808.8 ENG    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  394.268 ILL    AVAILABLE
 Mount Morris PL Stacks - MMLY-14  818 Ill    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  810.8 ILL    AVAILABLE
 Pearl City PL Adult Non-Fiction - PCLY-13  808 ENG    AVAILABLE
 Putnam County SD 535 - HS Adult Non-Fiction - PCHG-8  808.8033 ILL    AVAILABLE
 Walnut PL Stacks - WALG-8  810.8773 ENG    AVAILABLE

Description 122 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Contents Chapter 1 : Keeping Christmas : Dear delightful Christmas -- Turkey, plum pudding, and mince pie -- The first Christmas tree / Gustave Koerner -- Early Chicago customs / Fernando Jones -- Skating and metropolitan airs-- December / Thomas Gregg -- With Grant's army in Virginia / Charles A. Humphreys -- On the tented field -- To Fanny McCullough / A. Lincon -- Lincoln's star / Everett M. Dirksen -- Eve of a new era / Ulysses S. Grant -- Prospect for peace, 1917 / William Jennings Bryan -- Penny letters -- Christmas past at Dooley's bar / Finley Peter Dunne -- Christmas at Hull House / Hilda Sutt Polacheck -- Christmas in Bavarian heaven / Carl B. Roden -- A Swedish celebration / Gloria Johada -- The Christmas tree shop / Harry Hansen -- It's good to be black / Ruby Berkley Goodwin.
Chapter 2 : From Main Street to State Street : My brother Adlai and me / Elizabeth Stevenson Ives -- Memories, Dreams and the poor / Floyd Dell -- Peoria to Chicago -- To the F. Scott Fitzgeralds / The Ring Lardners -- You know me Al / Ring Lardner -- About myself / Theodore Dreiser -- One Christmas eve / Langston Hughes -- God rest ye merry / MacKinlan Kantor -- Old Saint (Hic!) / Mike Royko -- Tradition and Maud Martha / Gwendolyn Brooks.
Chapter 3 : Celebrating the feast : The mythic Illinois-- James Marquette, Louis Hennepin -- Le Reveiollon -- Feast at Fort Dearborn / Ruth De Young -- Turkey, feasts, and winter -- Sleighing -- Where Santa shops -- Gathering nuts / Albert Britt -- Books and a flexible flyer / Erwin Thompson -- Christmas in Grafton / Ida Pavado Dunsing -- Christmas eve / Marcia Lee Masters -- New Year's visiting -- Mr. Payson's satirical Christmas / George Ade -- The snow fall / Archibald MacLeish -- Christmas on the roof of the world / Ernest Hemingway.
Chapter four : Celebrating the Nativity : Christmas eve / Eugene Field -- Always the young stranger / Carl Sandburg -- Star silver / Carl Sandburg -- Christ 1956 / Rev. Frank Hobart Millett -- Lonigan at Midnight mass / James T. Farrell -- Three million sang carols, 1924 -- Christmas carol / Sara Teasdale -- A Bomenian Christmas in Chicago / Clara Ingram Judson -- Getting ready for Christmas / Rowena Bennett -- They traveled from Afar / Harold Blake Walker -- Star of my heart / Vachel Lindsay -- Babushka / Katherine Gibson.
Chapter five : Christmas recipes.
Chapter six : Stories and poems to read aloud. Christmas in the Lincoln White House / Julia Taft Bayne -- Christmas at Hull House / Hilda Sutt Polacheck -- It's good to be black / Ruby Berkley Goodwin -- Christmas eve / Eugene Field -- Christmas carol / Sara Teasdale -- A Bohemian Christmas in Chicago / Clara Ingram Judson -- Getting ready for Christmas / Rowena Bennett -- Babushka / Katherine Gibson.
Subject Christmas stories, American -- Illinois.
Christmas.
Anthologies.
Christmas stories.
Christmas -- Illinois.
Illinois -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Engels, Stephen E.
Engels, Theresa Rice.
Stephen E. Engels.
ISBN 0962108529 paperback $10.95

 
    
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