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Introduction: Real Italians, New Immigrants

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory essay documents the data of Italian migration to the United States from 1945 to the present and offers organizational categories through which to better conceptualize these seventy ... More


Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Colin Fisher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619958
eISBN:
9781469619972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619958.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In early twentieth-century America, affluent city-dwellers made a habit of venturing out of doors and vacationing in resorts and national parks. Yet the rich and the privileged were not the only ones ... More


Chicago’s Immigrant Working Class and the Rise of Urban Populism, 1867–73

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

in Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines Chicago's immigrant working class and the rise of urban populism. In January 1872—three months after the Great Fire—Anton Hesing, Chicago's German political boss, organized a ... More


The Quest for Industrial Citizenship: Woman Suffrage and Immigrant Garment Workers

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the contribution of working-class immigrant women—another important but often underestimated group—to the movement. Working-class women touted the vote as a viable solution to ... More


New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Laura Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book challenges the conventional Italian immigrant narrative through a re-evaluation of the political, social, and cultural significance of Italian emigration to the United States in the second ... More


Class and Politics during the Depression of the 1870s

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

in Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at Chicago's working class during the 1873 depression, during which all major industries experienced steep declines in revenues, and perhaps a third of the nation's workers lost ... More


Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Richard C. Lindberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

Chicago in the 1920s: Clark Street was the city’s last Swedetown, a narrow corridor of weather-beaten storefronts, coal yards, and taverns running along the north side of the city and the locus of ... More


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