Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edward Russo  

Pen Name: Edward J. Russo


Audience: Adult;


-- Edward Russo on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Russo lived in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Russo was the Springfield city historian for many years.

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Illinois State Fair :
ISBN: 0943963877. OCLC Number: 50306202

G. Bradley Pub.,. .

Oak Ridge Cemetery
ISBN: 9780738577234. OCLC Number: 474900232

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Springfield's historic Oak Ridge Cemetery is accounted second only to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., as the most visited cemetery in the United States. The burial place of Abraham Lincoln, Oak Ridge's dramatically landscaped grounds are an important contribution to American landscape architecture. A portrait of Victorian sentimentalizing of death, Oak Ridge provides a sublime backdrop for contemplating life. Unlike grim churchyards and bleak graveyards, rural cemeteries are places of great beauty for the living who continue to use them for walking, riding, and quiet reflection. But Oak Ridge's peacefulness has occasionally been disturbed, as in 1876 when gunfire rang out while secret service agents attempted to catch grave robbers who had broken into the Lincoln Tomb. -- Back cover.

Prairie of promise :
ISBN: 0897810848. OCLC Number: 9684537

Windsor Publications,. .