Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

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Index
Abbott, Robert, 108, 110, 111
Addams, Jane, 8, 9, 66, 69, 70, 86, 129, 139; childhood and, 26; folk culture and, 68; playground movement and, 25
AFL (American Federation of Labor), 117, 126, 129
African Americans, 41, 43, 73, 84, 87–88, 89–113, 128–29, 131, 133, 141, 149; affluent, 100, 101, 109; appropriation of green space, 103–4; early history in Chicago, 90–91; great migration, 91–93; identity, 105–12; leisure and, 93–94; 1919 race riot, 98; pastoral nostalgia, 106, 176 (n. 35); recreational hinterland, 99–101; segregation in parks, 94–99, 102
Agriculture, 12, 13, 93
Alinsky, Saul, 141, 150
Allinson, Thomas W., 1–2, 22
Aloysius Parish, 50
Alschuler, Samuel, mediation by, 133
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 117, 126, 129
American Garden, 28
American Sokol, 50
Amundsen Park, 60
Amusements, 8, 30, 34, 86, 115; commercialized, 4, 93, 124, 132
Anarchists, 114, 120, 123, 125, 134, 147; labor system and, 117; strikes and, 118
Ancient United Knights and Daughters of Africa, 111
Andersen, Hans Christian, 61
Anderson, Benedict, 39
Anti-Semitism, 73
Appalachian Trail Club, 1
Arabs, 43
Arbuckle, Fatty, 64
Arcade Park, 126
Armenians, 133
Armin, Emil, 48
Armour Square Park, 94, 95, 96, 102, 103
Arnold, Franz, 58
Art Institute, 107
Assimilation, 84–85, 88, 105
Associated Negro Press, 100
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 107
Athenian Hall, 76
Athletic Island, 127
Attwell, Ernest T., 109
Audubon, John James, 49
Back of the Yards, 43, 133, 135, 141, 149; immigrants in, 41; sewage system and, 142
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC), 91, 140, 141, 142, 144, 150
Baldwin, Davarian, 108
Barnett, F. L., 100
Beaches, 50, 95, 96, 137; black, 101; excursions to, 136; segregated, 98, 102; white, 99
Becher, Henry Ward, 44
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 61
Benton Harbor, 102
Berutes Grove, 135
Bethany Beach, 50
Beutner Playground, 94, 96
Beverly Hills, 18, 20
Binga Bank, 112
Black Belt, 64, 91, 93, 94, 96, 103, 104
Black Cross Flying Corps, 106

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