Mexican Community and the Environment in South Chicago

Lecture Description

Focusing on the sections of the industrial Far Southeast Side reserved for the newest immigrant laborers before World War II, this talk discusses the physical and cultural environment that surrounded Mexican settlement in the area through 1940 and how Mexicans shaped their surrounding sights, sounds, and smells, to make these sections distinctly Mexican.

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Environment and Natural Resources Latino Latina

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Michael Innis-Jiménez

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