Alan Lessoff




HIS 300, Seminar, library guide

The City, 1939 documentary, posted by American Planning Association

Urban History Association links

The Metropole, UHA blog

Global Urban History Project

H-Urban Teaching Center

Urban Planning History Documents - John Reps

Society of Architectural Historians

Atlantic Citylab

Richard Florida, Creative Class

Charles Marohn, Strong Towns

Colin Gordon, Mapping Decline, U of Iowa site

Columbia University Urban Studies Program

Univ. of Houston, Center for Public History

Lewis Mumford Center, University at Albany

Historical Society of Washington, DC

Museum of the New South

Port City Futures, TU Delft, Netherlands

VEKAM - Ankara, Turkey

McLean County Museum of History

McLean County Regional Planning Commission

Town of Normal website

David Davis Mansion

Peoria Riverfront Museum

American Association for State and Local History

National Council on Public History

American Planning Association

American Alliance of Museums

U.S. Department of the Interior, historic preservation links

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska

Center for Middletown Studies, Ball State University

Community History Research and Design, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Cleveland Historical

Atlanta Studies Network

Clio project

Hagley Museum and Library

Society for the History of Technology



Chicago History Museum


Great Chicago Fire, University of Chicago

Pullman exhibit, Newberry Library

Chicago 1919: Confronting the Race Riots

Burnham Plan Centennial homepage

1909 Plan of Chicago, Newberry exhibit

1909 Plan, Chicago Architecture Center

Plan of Chicago, archive.org

Plan of Chicago pdf, livinghistoryofillinois.com

The Negro in Chicago, archive.org

The Negro in Chicago, DePaul University

Milner Library indexes - Access to America: History & Life, JSTOR, Project Muse, Oxford University Press reference books, other databases. Illinois State students may be prompted for ULID & password.

Milner Library, online journals - Illinois State students may be prompted for ULID & password.

HIS247, Gilded Age, library guide

HIS248, Early 20th-Century U.S., library guide

Huey Long, Ken Burns film, Alexander St. Press

Gilder Lehrman Institute

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

SHGAPE multimedia links

Gilded Age Plains City - T. Mahoney

What Middletown Read

The Emergence of Advertising in the U.S.

Triangle Factory Fire - Cornell University

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

Triangle Fire Trial, Famous Trials

Center for History & New Media - George Mason University

History News Network

Digital History - University of Nebraska


Organization of American Historians

American Historical Association

Prints & Photographs, Library of Congress

[Also, scroll down to the professional societies at the bottom of my professional activities page.]