Resources

Publications

Barnhart, Bill and Gene Schlickman. Kerner-The Conflict of Intangible Rights. Urbana and Chicago, Illinois. University of Illinois Press, 1999

Barrett, Paul . The Automobile and Urban Transit-The Formation of Public Policy in Chicago, 1900-1930. Philadelphia. Temple University, 1983

Burnham, Daniel H., Jr. and Robert Kingery. Planning the Region of Chicago. Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1956

Cook County Highways Cook County Highway Department, 1953-1966

Cronon, William. Nature’s Metropolis-Chicago and the Great West. W.W. Norton and Company. New York & London. 1991

FHWA By Day: a Look at the History of the Federal Highway Administration. Federal Highway Administration, 1996

Hill, Libby. The Chicago River. Chicago, Illinois. Lake Claremont Press, 2000

Howard, Robert P. Mostly Good and Competent Men. Springfield,IL. University of Illinois at Springfield, 1988

Illinois Highway Engineer. Illinois Association of Highway Engineers. 1949-1970

Jackson, Edwin C. Northwest Federation of Improvement Clubs-A History 1914-1947 Chicago, 1947

Johnson, Charles B. Growth of Cook County Volume 1. Chicago, Illinois. Northwestern, 1960

Karolevitz, Robert F. This Was Trucking.. New York. Bonanza Books. 1966

Kenney, David A. Political Passage-Stratton of Illinois. Carbondale,IL: Southern Illinois University, 1990

Kogan, Herman and Lloyd Wendt. Chicago-A Pictorial History. Bonanza Books. New York. 1958

Krambles, George and Art Peterson. CTA at 45-A history of the first 45 years of the Chicago Transit Authority. Oak Park, Illinois. George Krambles Transit Scholarship Fund. 1993

Mayer, Harold M. and Richard C. Wade. Chicago-Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago, Illinois. University of Chicago Press, 1969

Seely, Bruce E. Building the American Highway System. New York: Temple University Press, 1987

Taylor, Eugene S. The Outer Drive. Chicago. . 1929

Weiner, Edward. Urban Transportation Planning in the United States: An Historical Overview. Washington DC, 1997

Wrone, David R. Illinois Pulls Out of the Mud Journal of the Illinois Historical Society. Volume 50 No.1, Spring 1965

Other Resources

Proceedings of the Cook County Board 1935-1962 / Cook County Highway Department and the Chicago Law Library / Chicago Illinois

Proceedings of the Chicago City Council 1935-1962 / Cook County Highway Department and the Chicago Law Library / Chicago Illinois

Proceedings of the Chicago City Council Local Transportation Committee September 9, 1954 and January 7, 1955 / Harold Washington Library / Chicago, Illinois

Governor Adlai Stevenson - various memorandum to staff from 1950-1952 / Illinois State Archives File 242.02 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Governor Adlai Stevenson-Budget Message from 1951 / Illinois State Archives, File 242.02 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Governor Green-various memorandum from staff from 1942-1946 / Illinois State Archives File 242.02 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Governor Green -minutes of September 19, 1941 meeting between governor and representative of Chicago on West Side Superhighway / Illinois State Archives File 242.037 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Superintendent Louis Quinlan-report to board on revised Cook County superhighway plan / Illinois State Archives File 242.037 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Griffin-Hagan Illinois Highway Commission Report and attachments from 1949 / Illinois State Archives File 242.037 / Secretary of State / Springfield, Illinois

Illinois Blue Book / Illinois Secretary of State’s Office / 1907-1956

Interviews

Baker, Albert / Design engineer on the Congress Expressway and Asst. Chief Engineer of the DOH District 10 Expressway Section / Engineer of Plans for the Chicago Department of Public Works / Interviewed in Skokie, Illinois on June 19, 2003

Biciunas, Aristide / Planner/ Division Director at CATS and served as Executive Director from 1972 to 2005 / Interviewed at the CATS office on September 16, 2003

Guderley, George / Drainage and programming engineer for the Cook County Highway Department from 1940 to 1971 / Executive Director of the Illinois Tollway from 1972 to 1975 / Interviewed by phone and letter from Inverness, Illinois on June 16 and 18, 2003

Hartigan, Michael / Traffic Engineer III for Chicago and Chief Engineer of the Illinois DOH District 10 Expressway Section / Assistant District Engineer of DOH District 1 / Chief Engineer of the Illinois Tollway / Interviewed by phone from Oak Brook, Illinois on June 18, 2003

Kronst, Robert / Engineer and Assistant District Engineer of the Illinois DOH District 10 Expressway Section and District Engineer of District 9/ Interviewed by phone and letter from Paris, Illinois on March 15, 2003

March, George / Traffic engineer, District Engineer of the Illinois DOH District 10 Expressway Section and District Engineer of District 10 / Interviewed in Arlington Heights, Illinois on September 24, 2003

Marston, William / Traffic Engineer with CTA / Asst City Traffic Engineer and Deputy Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation and Deputy Commissioner of the Department of City Planning / Interviewed by phone and letter from Wenona, Illinois on June 6 and 17, 2003

Nusbaum, Roger / Chief Engineer of the District 10 Expressway Section and Deputy Chief Highway Engineer of DOH / Interviewed in Riverton, Illinois on April 7, 2003 and by letter on October 6, 2004

Schumacher, Shelly / Traffic Engineer IV for Chicago Department of Public Works / Asst. District Planning Engineer and Chief Traffic Signal Engineer of DOH District 10 / Interviewed in Glenview, Illinois on March 27, 2003

Suloway, Marshall / Utilities, Assistant and District Expressway Engineer and District Engineer of DOH District 10 / Commissioner of Chicago Department of Public Works / Interviewed in Chicago on October 28, 2003 with Bob Cresio