Further Reading

Chicago History

Bigott, Joseph C. From Cottage to Bungalow: Houses and the Working Class in Metropolitan Chicago, 1869–1929. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Hirsch, Arnold R. Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940–1960. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Holli, Melvin G., and Peter d'A. Jones, eds. Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait. 4th ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Mayer, Harold M., and Richard C. Wade. Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.

Seligman, Amanda I. Block by Block: Neighborhoods and Public Policy on Chicago's West Side. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.


Wartime and Postwar History: Chicago and the Nation

Brooks, Charlotte. "In the Twilight Zone between Black and White: Japanese American Resettlement and Community in Chicago, 1942–1945." Journal of American History, 86 (March 2000), 1655–1687.

Duis, Perry, and Scott La France. We've Got a Job to Do: Chicagoans and World War II. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1992.

Erenberg, Lewis A., and Susan E. Hirsch, eds. The War in American Culture: Society and Consciousness during World War II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Funigiello, Philip J. The Challenge to Urban Liberalism: Federal-City Relations during World War II. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1978.

Lipsitz, George. Rainbow at Midnight: Labor and Culture in the 1940s. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

Plotkin, Wendy. "'Hemmed In': The Struggle against Racial Restrictive Covenants and Deed Restrictions in Post–World War II Chicago." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, 94 (Spring 2001), 39–69.

Sugrue, Thomas J. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996.