Berman, Morton Mayer. Our First Century, 1852-1952: Temple Isaiah Israel, The United Congregations Of B'nai Sholom, Temple Israel And Isaiah Temple, 5612-5712. Chicago: Temple Isaiah Israel, 1952. Held at Northern Illinois University. Non-circulating.
Callaway, John D., Mike Nussbaum, Geoffrey Baer, and Dan Protess. Jewish Chicago, 1833 to 1948. Network Chicago/WTTW, 2003. DVD.
Cutler, Irving. Chicago's Jewish West Side. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2009.
Cutler, Irving. The Jews Of Chicago: From Shtetl To Suburb. Urbana: University Of Illinois Press, 1996.
Cutler, Irving. Jewish Chicago: A Pictorial History. Chicago: Arcadia, 2000.
Eastwood, Carolyn, and Beatrice Michaels Shapiro. Chicago's Jewish Street Peddlers. Chicago: Chicago Jewish Historical Society, 1991.
Eliassof, Herman. The Jews of Illinois: Their Religious and Civic Life, Their Charity and Industry, Their Patriotism and Loyalty to American Institutions, From Their Earliest Settlement in the State unto the Present Time. Chicago: Bloch & Newman, 1901.
Gruber, Samiel D. American Synagogues: A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community. New York: Rizzoli, 2003.
Gutstein, Morris Aaron. A Priceless Heritage: The Epic Growth Of Nineteenth Century Chicago Jewry. New York: Bloch Pub. Co., 1953.
Krucoff, Carole. Rodfei Zedek: The First Hundred Years. Chicago: Congregation Rodfei Zedek, 1976. Held at Newberry Library. Non-circulating.
Lefkovitz, Elliot. Temple Sholom: 125 Years of Living Judaism, 1867-1992. Chicago: Temple Sholom, 1994. Held at Newberry Library. Non-circulating.
Meites, Hyman L., ed. History Of The Jews Of Chicago. Chicago: Chicago Jewish Historical Society, 1990. Originally published 1924.
Packer, Robert A. Chicago's Forgotten Synagogues. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pulishing, 2007.
Packer, Robb. Doors Of Redemption: The Forgotten Synagogues Of Chicago And Other Communal Buildings. North Charleston, SC: BookSurge, 2006.
Roth, Walter. Looking Backward: True Stories From Chicago's Jewish Past. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 2002.
The Sentinel Presents 100 Years of Chicago Jewry. Sentinel Publishing, 1948.
Stolzman, Henry, and Daniel Stolzman. Synagogue Architecture in America: Faith, Spirit & Identity. Victoria, Australia: Images Publishing, 2004.
The Anshe Emet Synagogue, 1873-1973. Chicago: Anshe Emet Synagogue, 1974. Held at University of Illinois Library. Non-circulating.