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Coffee Talk: “The History of Mexican Railroad Boxcar Communities in Chicago and the Midwest”


Thursday, September 8
 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Des Plaines History Center
Chicago’s pivotal role as railroad capitol of the U.S. is well known, but the history of Mexicans who worked for Chicago area railroads and lived in railroad boxcars is not. Dr. Antonio Delgado will present this Coffee Talk, which is sponsored by the Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau. $3 suggested donation.