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Making Parishes Mexican: Pilsen, 1947–1970

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1950s Mexicans moved into Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, which had thirteen mostly Slavic parishes. The ensuing ethnic succession challenges the expected narrative of “white flight.” ... More


Pilsen Católico: 1970s and Beyond

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By 1970 Pilsen had emerged as Chicago’s first majority Mexican neighborhood. Most parishes had become Mexican churches with new saints, mariachi Masses, and more processions. Even American priests ... More


Epilogue

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Mexicans and other Latinos constitute 44 percent of Chicago Catholics. Facing a wave of parish closures, the archdiocese’s vitality rests heavily on Latinos. In Pilsen, once home to thirteen ... More


Recasting Race/Ethnicity: The Gentrification of Bronzeville and Pilsen

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how race and ethnicity get attached to neighborhood change by comparing and contrasting the presumed gentrification of two Chicago neighborhoods, Pilsen and Bronzeville: the ... More


From Eighteenth Street to La Dieciocho: Neighborhood Transformation in the Age of the Chicano Movement

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Pilsen, Eighteenth Street, or the “Lower West Side,” resembled much like the rest of Chicago: layered with generations of immigrants from different ethnic groups and racially segregated. During the ... More


The Limits of Nationalism: Women’s Activism and the Founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Latina women in Pilsen’s new politics and how they engaged in local activism. The most significant of these women’s groups was the Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Latina ... More


The Resurrection Project of Mexican Catholic Chicago: Spiritual Activism and Liberating Praxis

Karen Mary Davalos

in Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282760
eISBN:
9780823286263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282760.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter offers a historical ethnography of community building in Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood on that city's Near West Side. It focuses on the Resurrection Project, a community ... More


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