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Robert E. Sterling

Born: Joliet, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: N/A

Biography: Dr. Robert E. Sterling was born and educated in Joliet, Illinois. The Joliet Jaycees named him the Outstanding Junior Citizen of Joliet in 1959. He graduated from Joliet Township High School where he was active in athletics, student government, and the honor society. Sterling received a B.A. degree in history from Wheaton College. He earned an M.A. degree and a Ph.D. in Civil War history, both from Northern Illinois University.

  • Certificate of Excellence, Illinois State Historic

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Robert E. Sterling on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Joliet :
ISBN: 0940286084 OCLC: 15598366

G. Bradley Pub., St. Louis, Mo. : ©1986.

  Joliet :
ISBN: 0943963605 OCLC: 43855096

G. Bradley Pub., St. Louis, Mo. : ©1997.

  Joliet :
ISBN: 0943963974 OCLC: 56726712

G. Bradley Pub., St. Louis, Mo. : ©2004.

"Joliet Then and Now is both a celebration of the past and a depiction of how the city has evolved and changed. The book's primary focus is commerical streetscapes and familiar public places" (Introduction).

  Joliet Prisons :
ISBN: 0943963923 OCLC: 51523798

G. Bradley Pub., St. Louis, Mo. : ©2003.