Americanization of the Melting Pot
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Americanization of the Melting Pot

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By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS Volunteer) The first few years of the 1900s showed the then highest rate of immigration into the United States with some 900,000 immigrants yearly. Many…

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Italian Athletic Association WWI Soldiers

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By Betty Hoover DiRisio LCHS Volunteer In 1899, the New Castle Italian Athletic Association/Club was originally formed as a baseball organization. But in 1917, when President Wilson made the plea…

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