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Did They Jump?: Labor Organizations, Mutual-Aid Societies, and Ethnic Businesses

Louis Corsino

in The Neighborhood Outfit: Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038716
eISBN:
9780252096662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038716.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For the greater part of the last century, Chicago Heights Italians found themselves on the wrong end of the cultural, political, and economic hierarchy in the city. This position made it extremely ... More


“The right of the state to interfere is unquestioned”

Megan Birk

in Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039249
eISBN:
9780252097294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039249.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines efforts to remedy the problems with farm placements. It looks at the state boards of charity, visiting agents, and courts as examples of methods used to improve placing out. As ... More


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