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This community area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods: Canaryville, Back of the Yards, New City

Back of the Yards Community Collection. Online finding aid to manuscript collection at the Chicago Public Library.

Boardman, Deborah. Mutual Borders.
Chicago, 1994.
Call No. ZP 983 .B62992 (Special Collections 4th floor).

Gellman, Erik. “New City” in The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

Jablonsky, Thomas J. Pride in the Jungle: Community and Everyday Life in Back of the Yards.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Call No. F548.5 .J32.

Kerr, Louise A. "Chicano settlements in Chicago: A Brief History."
Journal of Ethnic Studies 1975 2(4): 22-32.
Call No.: E184.A1 J68.

Montgomery, Louise. The American Girl in the Stockyard District.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1913.
Call No.I 0896.592.

Pacyga, Dominic A., "Crisis and Community: The Back of the Yards 1921."
Chicago History Vol. 6, No. 3 (1977): 167-76.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf.)

Slayton, Robert A. Back of the Yards: the Making of a Local Democracy.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.
Call No. HN80.C5 S56 1986.