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Indianapolis : a city of immigrants

Author: M Teresa Baer
Publisher: Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today Indianapolis is a city more diverse and culturally rich than ever before. Baer tells the story of people from around the world who chose Indiana's capital for their home, from the Delaware Indians who lived in the area until they moved west in 1818, to refugees from war-town countries such as Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baer, M. Teresa, 1956-
Indianapolis
(DLC) 2012003214
(OCoLC)774147903
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Teresa Baer
ISBN: 9780871953599 0871953595
OCLC Number: 884577600
Description: 1 online resource (65 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: The first Hoosiers: Native Americans and Europeans --
Indianapolis beginnings: American settlers from the British Isles --
Indiana's capital grows: Germans call Indianapolis home --
The northern city of Indianapolis: an African American saga --
Indianapolis as refuge: eastern and southern Europeans flock to the city --
The circle city thaws: Asians migrate slowly but steadily to Indianapolis --
New faces in Indianapolis: Middle Easterners and Asian Indians at the crossroads --
Indianapolis welcomes its southern neighbors: Hispanics become Hoosiers --
Conclusion: the Indianapolis mosaic.
Responsibility: M. Teresa Baer.

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Today Indianapolis is a city more diverse and culturally rich than ever before. Baer tells the story of people from around the world who chose Indiana's capital for their home, from the Delaware Indians who lived in the area until they moved west in 1818, to refugees from war-town countries such as Vietnam.

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