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"The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City" presented by author James R. Barrett

Sat Nov 8 13:00:00 2014

James R. Barrett, author of The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City, will lead a program on the nature of the immigration and subsequent assimilation of America’s urban Irish population at the turn of the twentieth century. 

Barrett’s talk will be held in the Museum’s historic Governor Fifer Courtroom on Saturday, November 8 at 1 p.m. This program is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibit The Greening of the Prairie: Irish Immigration and Settlement in McLean County which is sponsored by State Farm.

Exhibit-related Program