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Chicagos Little Village - Paperback Book

Chicago's Little Village - Paperback Book

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    product SKU: 275188



Little Village has been known by several names over the past 135 years, but its rich culture and history have never been forgotten. Situated on Chicago's southwest side, Little Village has gone from real estate promoters Millard and Deckers affluent "suburb" Lawndale to one of the largest Bohemian enclaves in the United States. This vibrant neighborhood is known today as the largest Mexican community in the state of Illinois. Little Village has almost always been a working-class immigrant neighborhood filled with hardworking men and woman who want their piece of the American dream. From residents such as the martyred world's fair mayor Anton Cermak to the typical immigrant family next door, these strong-willed people have made their mark on Chicago and the rest of the New World.

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128 pages

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