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The history of the Southeast Side is instructive as students, others fight against General Iron

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Steel mill workers gave the surrounding neighborhoods the look of Eastern Europe, the Tribune observed in 1909: “Hungarians, Austrians, and Slavs of various denominations, like Macedonians, Croatians, and Slovaks, do most of the ‘plodding labor’ in the iron and steel industry of Chicago,” it said.

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