Tracing Italian Immigrant History to the Italian American Present

Mar 06, 2015 979

They came. They worked. They built. From those who established Little Italy villages within our cities, to the fourth-generation upholders of ethnic neighborhoods, businesses, and traditions, the Italian immigrant legacy is a cultural imprint that continues to enrich the physical and social landscapes of our nation.

What pushed so many Italians to leave their country between 1880 and 1924? What pulled these immigrants to New York City, as well as other American destinations?

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