Encyclopedia o f Chicago
Interpretive Digital Essay : Globalization: Chicago and the World
Globalization: Chicago and the World
Essay: Introduction
Essay: Chicago in the Middle Ground
Map: Chicago's World¬óWithin a Day's Travel
Essay: Global Chicago
Colonial Trans-Atlantic Networks
A Cosmopolitan Frontier
Global Capitalism and Chicago Real Estate
Built Environment in a Mercantile Metropolis
Networks of Rails
World's Columbian Exposition of 1893
Turn-of-the-Century Industrialization and International Markets
The Chicago Region and Its Global Models
An Upstart Behemoth
Mailing To the World
The World in Chicago
Chicago's Twentieth-Century Cultural Exports
"The Whole World Is Watching"
Corporate Headquarters and Industrial Relics
Map: Changing Origins of Metropolitan Chicago's Foreign-Born Population
International Golden Gloves Program, 1938
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Just months before German forces marched into the Sudetenland in an act that precipitated the outbreak of World War II, eight amateur boxers from Germany, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Finland, and Ireland arrived in Chicago to compete in the seventh International Golden Gloves competition. European fighters from each weight class fought their American counterparts in a series of bouts before a sold-out crowd at the Chicago Stadium. The U.S. team, which won five of the eight matches, included weight-class champions from among 23,000 participants in the Chicagoland Golden Gloves tournament.