“Maxwell Street”

Todros Geller, Louis Wirth. From The Ghetto, 1928.

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Maxwell Street was the center of Chicago’s Jewish community. Immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe fleeing oppression settled in tne surrounding neighorhood and attempted to recreate their former villages in the new city.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Maxwell Street
Publication Title The Ghetto
Short Title Maxwell Street, 1928
Book Title The Ghetto
Place of Publication Chicago
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Creator Todros Geller, Louis Wirth
Publication Date 1928
Pages p. 194
Call Number F 616 .978
Location General Collections 2nd Floor