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Articles with keyword "immigrants"

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Writing Chicago

From Upton Sinclair to Richard Wright, Chicago has produced writers whose work reflects the spirit of the day.

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“I Have Seen the Elephant”

Some forty-niners found instant wealth in California, but for most the trek west meant hardship and loss.

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“History Alive!”

A gallery of California notables are recreated in Chautauqua performances for the state's sesquicentennial.

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Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.

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Dvořák and America

A new film traces the composer's life in the United States and his championing of black music.

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Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller

A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.

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Bronzeville Blues

Recalling how music thrived on Chicago's South Side.

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Pennsylvania's Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly works to tell Pennsylvania's stories.

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North Carolina’s Doug Quin

Growing up abroad led Doug Quin to take a grassroots approach to programming in North Carolina.

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Minnesota’s Stanley Romanstein: Connecting the Arts and Humanities

Stanley Romanstein connects music and the humanities in Minnesota.