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Robert P. Ledermann

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Ledermann is a lifelong Chicago resident.

Biography: Ledermann is a nostalgia buff and Chicago historian. He worked on State Street for many years, and now enjoys researching and writing about Chicago's grand history.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Robert P. Ledermann on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Chicago's State Street Christmas parade /
ISBN: 0738532738 OCLC: 56980439

Arcadia, Charleston, SC : ©2004.

Christmas on State Street, 1940s and beyond /
ISBN: 0738519723 OCLC: 51010546

Arcadia, Charleston, SC : ©2002.

"This book vividly recreates ... a Christmas holiday trip down State Street. You will visit many of the major shops and stores that existed during the 1940's and beyond, viewing old display windows and getting reacquainted with famous Christmas characters ..."--Page 4 of cover.