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chicago italians
Italians have been in Chicago since the 1850s. Most Chicago Italians, however, trace their ancestry to the wave of unskilled southern immigrants who came to the United States between 1880 and 1914.

chicago italians (part II)
World War II changed everything for the second generation of Italian Americans. It Americanized them with the first possibilities for a college education and the ability to buy a suburban house.


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