By Rod Sellers
This moment booklet concerning the area tells the tale of this fascinating and colourful Chicago neighborhood from a chronological strategy. It appears at vital issues of yank historical past from the point of view of this city, working-class group. Industrialization, urbanization, unionization, immigration, and Americanization have been subject matters that performed out at the Southeast part of Chicago. It examines how the neighborhood handled difficulties like melancholy, wars, pollutants, and the decline of heavy industry-especially the metal industry.
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