About the Author

Bessie Louise Pierce (1888–1974) was professor of history at the University of Chicago until her retirement in 1954. As Others See Chicago, a collection of observations and opinions of  visitors to the city, was published in 1933. The three volumes of A History of Chicago were published between 1937 and 1957.

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