Download PDF by Wilfredo Cruz: Chicago Latinos at Work (Images of America)

By Wilfredo Cruz

ISBN-10: 0738577936

ISBN-13: 9780738577937

The Latino group of Chicago is a wealthy ethnic tapestry, now not a monolithic staff. Latinos have had a presence in Chicago because the early 1900s and got here looking a greater existence for themselves and their teenagers. As early as 1916, a large variety of Mexicans settled in Chicago to plant roots and safe a foothold within the city's heavy industries. Puerto Ricans first got here to the town within the past due Nineteen Forties, their migration to town peaking in the course of the Fifties and Sixties. In next a long time, different Latino teams, like Cubans, Guatemalans, and Salvadorans, arrived and known as Chicago their domestic. They too immigrated to Chicago looking paintings. because the 2000 U.S. census, there at the moment are over a million Latinos in Chicago. Latinos surely form the nature of town, together with its politics, its neighborhoods, and its economic system. Chicago Latinos at paintings places a face at the Latino employee in Chicago. It indicates a few of the jobs they've got held long ago and proceed to carry within the present.

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