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Indianapolis : a city of immigrants / M. Teresa Baer.
Baer, M. Teresa, 1956-
Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2012.
65 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 x 28 cm.
Today Indianapolis is a city more diverse and culturally rich than ever before. Baer tells the story of people from around the world who chose Indiana's capital for their home, from the Delaware Indians who lived in the area until they moved west in 1818, to refugees from war-town countries such as Vietnam.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index.
The first Hoosiers: Native Americans and Europeans -- Indianapolis beginnings: American settlers from the British Isles -- Indiana's capital grows: Germans call Indianapolis home -- The northern city of Indianapolis: an African American saga -- Indianapolis as refuge: eastern and southern Europeans flock to the city -- The circle city thaws: Asians migrate slowly but steadily to Indianapolis -- New faces in Indianapolis: Middle Easterners and Asian Indians at the crossroads -- Indianapolis welcomes its southern neighbors: Hispanics become Hoosiers -- Conclusion: the Indianapolis mosaic.
9780871952998 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0871952998 (pbk. : alk. paper)