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Puerto Rican Chicago

Author: Wilfredo Cruz
Publisher: Charleston, SC : Arcadia, ©2004.
Series: Images of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in the 1920s, a handful of middle-class Puerto Rican families sent their daughters and sons to study at prestigious universities in the city. Thousands of Puerto Ricans came to Chicago in search of a better life in the 1950s and 1960s. They faced discrimination and prejudice, but persevered and the community grew to over 113,000 people.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfredo Cruz
ISBN: 0738533688 9780738533681
OCLC Number: 58996472
Description: 128 pages : chiefly illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Images of America.
Responsibility: Wilfredo Cruz.
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Beginning in the 1920s, a handful of middle-class Puerto Rican families sent their daughters and sons to study at prestigious universities in the city. Thousands of Puerto Ricans came to Chicago in search of a better life in the 1950s and 1960s. They faced discrimination and prejudice, but persevered and the community grew to over 113,000 people.

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