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Bessie Louise Pierce (1888-1974) was a professor of history at the University of Chicago and author of A History of Chicago. Perry R. Duis is a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of Challenging Chicago: coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920 and The Saloon: Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chicago (Ill, ) Description and travel Sources, Chicago (Ill, ) Social life and customs Sources, Chicago (Ill, ) History Sources, Visitors, Foreign Illinois Chicago, Travelers' writings