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Posted on: January 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Join us for a Lecture on Chicago's Immigration History



How the World Arrived on Lake Michigan’s Shores 

Date: Sunday, January 29

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst

Cost: FREE to Elmhurst Heritage Foundation Members, $5 to Non-Members

Reservations Required: Online on Eventbrite

More Info: or call 630-833-1457

At least since the first Algonquian-speaking tribes arrived here, the Chicago area has attracted people whose lives were disrupted by war, famine, revolution, and economic crisis from all over the world. Join author and College of DuPage Professor of History Sam Mitrani to learn why so many came here and how these successive waves of immigrants have shaped and been shaped by this region we call home. Program takes place in the museum’s Education Center. 

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