CHICAGO: MEANING OF THE NAME AND LOCATION OF PRE-1800 EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS
by John F. Swenson; adapted from "Chicagoua/Chicago: The Origin, Meaning, and Etymology of a place name";
Illinois Historic Journal
84, winter 1991.
TRIBAL MIXTURES IN CHICAGO AREA INDIAN VILLAGES
by Helen H. Tanner; published in
Indians of the Chicago Area
FRENCH CHICAGO DURING THE 18TH CENTURY
by Ulrich Danckers; published in
A TRIP FROM BELLEVILLE TO CHICAGO IN 1836
by an excerpt from the
Memories of Gustave Koerner 1809-1896
JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DE SABLE · THE FOUNDER OF MODERN CHICAGO
by John F. Swenson, © 1999, all rights reserved. [This essay is currently undergoing revision based on new information and documents found since 1999.]
FRENCH PEORIA: a New Inquiry
by John F. Swenson, © 2011, all rights reserved.
LIFE IN CHICAGO SEVENTY YEARS AGO ·
September 20, 1903
Mrs. Charles A. Taylor, Daughter of Mrs. Almira Willcox of Detroit, Mich., in 1832-`33-`34
Compiled from Her Diary by Mrs. Julia Willcox Tenney
WHERE WAS THE DU SABLE FARM OF 1790
by Philip E. Vierling; published in
Chicago Portage Ledger
; Vol. 13, No. 2 May/August 2012.
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