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Dennis M. Schlagheck

Born: 1959 in Chicago, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: I am a lifelong Chicagoan, fourth generation born and raised. My book, 'Images of America: Hawthorne Works,' co-authored with Catherine Lantz, tells the story of the huge Western Electric manufacturing complex that stood in Cicero, Illinois from 1905 to 1986.

Biography: Graduate of Roosevelt University (BA History with Honors 1997) and Dominican University (MLIS 2009). A former Special Eduaction assistant and teacher, I am now a Reference Librarian at Morton College in Cicero. The library also operates the Hawthorne Works Museum.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

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