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17 Dec 09

Interview with an author who wrote a book on the topic. Answers the who, what, when, where, why about the fire and explains what happened to the factory owners and who they were

15 Dec 09

The Chinese have a monopoly on the laundry business in El Paso, "the Chinese Mecca of the Southwest." Mexican immigrants and locals are resentful.

15 Dec 09

During the late 1860s, some Southern veterans of the defeated Confederacy created the Ku Klux Klan. This organization's original goal was to deny African Americans the same rights and opportunities as white people in the South.

in list: KKK

in list: Baseball

15 Dec 09

Eighty years ago, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis banned eight members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox from baseball. On Sunday at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic looks back at the Black Sox scandal.

in list: Baseball

15 Dec 09

Numerous Ohioans are descended from Polish ancestors. Today, Polish Ohioans continue to enhance Ohio's cultural and social landscape. " /> <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="Ohio History Central RSS" href="/rss.php

15 Dec 09

Poles came to America mainly from economical but also political and religious reasons. Many immigrants were illiterate and unskilled laborers in their own country-polish culture

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