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Irving Cutler

Born: 1923 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Irving H. Cutler

Connection to Illinois: Cutler lives in Chicago. He graduated from Herzl Junior College in Chicago, University of Chicago and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Biography: Cutler is author of several books and numerous articles, including two award-winning books about Chicago. He is professor emeritus of urban geography at Chicago State University. He is a founding member of the Chicago Jewish Historical Society and also has served as president of the Geographic Society of Chicago. Cutler has written extensively on Chicago and is well known for his tours by boat and bus and for his illustrated lectures on various aspects of Chicago.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Irving Cutler on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Chicago's Jewish West Side
ISBN: 9780738560151 OCLC: 424558741

Arcadia Pub., Charleston, SC : ©2009.

For nearly half a century, the greater Lawndale area was the vibrant, spirited center of Jewish life in Chicago. It contained almost 40 percent of the city's entire Jewish population with over 70 synagogues and numerous active Jewish organizations and institutions. This book will bring back memories for those who lived there and retell the story of Jewish life on the West Side for those who did not.

Chicago, metropolis of the mid-continent
ISBN: 0809327015 OCLC: 62281586

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : 2006.

Jewish Chicago :
ISBN: 0738501301 OCLC: 44672527

Arcadia, Chicago : ©2000.

Captures the evolution of the Jewish people of Chicago, from their immigrant beginnings in the 1840s to their present-day communities. It is a story of the cultural, religious, economic, and everyday life of Chicago's Jews.

The Jews of Chicago :
ISBN: 9780252076442 OCLC: 246892779

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 2009.

  Urban communities
ISBN: 0675019044 OCLC: 10742203

Charles E. Merrill, Columbus, Ohio : ©1978.

  Urban communities
ISBN: 0675019265 OCLC: 9419166

Charles E. Merrill, Columbus, Ohio : 1982.