• Community Event - History Speaks - Mexican - American Boxcar Communities in Chicago and the Midwest

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    Name: Community Event - History Speaks - Mexican - American Boxcar Communities in Chicago and the Midwest
    Date: April 8, 2018
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Sunday, April 8, 4–5 PM, Century Memorial Chapel Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students Members: $8/adult, $7/ youth (4-12) Chicago’s pivotal role as railroad capitol of the U.S. is well known. The history of Mexicans who worked for Chicago area railroads and LIVED in railroad boxcars is largely unknown. These missing pages of American History exemplifies the contributions of Mexicans to the development of Chicago and the Midwest. Dr. Antonio Delgado, program presenter, became interested in the History of Mexicans in the United States after interviewing his grandmother in 1975. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois - in Urban Planning/Public Policy Analysis, specializing in public policy as it impacts minorities in the United States
    Location:
    Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St. Naperville, IL 60540
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, April 8, 4–5 PM, Century Memorial Chapel
    Contact Information:
    Call 630-420-6010 for questions or to register. Email questions to towncrier@naperville.il.us
    Fees/Admission:
    Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students Members: $8/adult, $7/ youth (4-12) Registration is suggested. Call 630-420-6010 to register!
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