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Author Asbury, Herbert, 1891-1963.

Title Gem of the prairie : an informal history of the Chicago underworld / by Herbert Asbury ; introduction by Perry Duis.

Imprint DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, 1986, c1940.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.109773 As18g  1986    ---  Available
Description xxv, 377, xix p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y. ; London, [England] : Knopf, 1940.
Bibliography Includes bibliography (p. [375]-377) and index.
Subject Crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Moral conditions.
ISBN 0875805345 (pbk.)

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