Holli, Melvin George

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HOLLI, Melvin George

HOLLI, Melvin George. American, b. 1933. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, History, Biography. Career: Associate Professor to Professor of History, 1965-, chairman, Dept. of History, 1991-94, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1965-. Research Assistant and Curator of Manuscripts, Historical Collection, and Research and Teaching Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1961-64. Society of Midland book prize, 1982. Publications: Reform in Detroit, 1969; Detroit: Fur Trading Post to Industrial Metropolis, 1975; (ed. with P. Jones) The Ethnic Frontiers, 1977; (with P. Jones) Ethnic Chicago, 1981; (ed.) Biographical Dictionary of American Mayors 1820-1980, 1982; The Making of the Mayor, Chicago 1983, 1984; (with P.M. Green) The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition, 1987; (with P.M. Green) Bashing Chicago Traditions: Harold Washington's Last Campaign, 1989; Restoration: Chicago Elects a New Daley, 1992; Ethnic Chicago: A Multi-Cultural Portrait, 1995; The American Mayor: The Best and Worst Big City Leaders, 1999; (with P.M. Green) A View from Chicago's City Hall: Mid-Century to Millennium, 1999; The Wizard of Washington: Emil Hurja, Franklin Roosevelt and the Birth of Public Opinion Polling, 2002. Address: 1311 Ashland Ave, River Forest, IL 60305, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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