Your Chicago Immigrant Stories

Pappouli’s Family Diner

March 23, 2021

Story by Elena Petrovich My great grandfather, August Karras, was born in 1903 in Tripolis, Greece. He immigrated to south…

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From Russia (Belarus) to South Lawndale

March 22, 2021

Story by Lauren Deutsch My great grandparents David and Minnie Taitsch (pictured) emigrated to Chicago from Russia (now Belarus) in…

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Dorothea from “The Annies”

March 17, 2021

Story by Jennifer Dunne We live in Edgewater Glen in the house that has been the Dunne Family home since…

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