Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-24 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This book attempts to discover the names of the first Polish settlers in Illinois, when they came to Illinois and their stories when possible. Some left complete stories about themselves while others only a very small amount. The time period starts in 1818, the year Illinois became a state and
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Explores the impact of immigration on American society and describes the experiences of such immigrant groups as the Hmong, the Cubans, the Poles, the Ethiopians, the Koreans, the Mashadi, and the Irish
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-19 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Describes the social structure, values, and lifestyles of Chicago ethnic groups, discusses America's cultural pluralism, and offers profiles of individuals who played an important part in Chicago's history.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
A comprehensive and engaging history of a century of Polish immigration and influence in Chicago. Every May, a sea of 250,000 people decked out in red and white head to Chicago’s Loop to celebrate the Polish Constitution Day Parade. In the city, you can tune in to not one but