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Immigrants: Building Denver from the Bottomlands Up

The Americans who crossed the prairies in search of gold and founded Denver in 1858 were not the last wave of immigrants to come to the Queen City of the Plains in search of the glitter of a better life. Successive waves of immigrants from all over the world have made significant marks on the city, giving it some of its most noted buildings and richest flavors. Once segregated from the rest of the city, many have since integrated into the tapestry of Denver while others yet remain distinct. Come hear the tales of triumph, conflict, racism, redemption and more. Presented by Denver History Tours, we spotlight the remarkable contributions of many of our ancestors, some of which are so taken for granted today as to be virtually invisible.

*This program will be in-person at the library.

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