THEY BROKE THE PRAIRIE
by Earnest Elmo Calkins
University of Illinois Press, 1989
Paper: 978-0-252-06094-6
Library of Congress Classification F549.G15C3 1989
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.349

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
       First published in 1937 in honor of
      the Galesburg and Knox College Centenary, the book contains a wealth of
      lively details and amusing anecdotes. Calkins traces the progress of the
      community and the college through the arrival of the railroad, slave running,
      abolitionist confrontations, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the Civil War,
      and the postwar era.
 
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