Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Cromie  

Pen Name: None


Born: February 28, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan

Died: May 22, 1999 in Grayslake, Illinois

-- Robert Cromie on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection


Biographical and Professional Information



Cromie received an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Peabody Award for the Book Beat television program.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A short history of Chicago /
ISBN: 0938530283. OCLC Number: 10801000

Lexikos,. .

Chicago, a celebration /
ISBN: 0528834142. OCLC Number: 22956976

Rand McNally,. .

Dillinger :
ISBN: 0924772069. OCLC Number: 23647324

Chicago Historical Bookworks,. .

Illinois trivia /
ISBN: 1558531629. OCLC Number: 25410400

Rutledge Hill Press,. .

Questions and answers focus on the history, culture, people, and places of the state of Illinois.

The great Chicago fire
ISBN: 1558532641. OCLC Number: 29258315

Rutledge Hill Press,. .

Now in paperback, The Great Chicago Fire presents a complete narrative history of the 1871 fire that destroyed 73,000 miles of streets and 17,500 buildings, and which left 100,000 people homeless. More than 150 photographs and illustrations help tell the inspiring story of a heroic American city.

The little people /
ISBN: 0896960242. OCLC Number: 5749584

Everest House,. .

"An illustrated look at some of the world's most engaging men and women"--Jacket subtitle.