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Immigrant Workers

IMMIGRANT WORKERS 

DETROIT'S RIVERSIDE INDUSTRIES AND THE 
AUTOMOBILE PLANTS DEPENDED ON IMMIGRANT LABOR. 
IN 1910, THREE OUT OF FOUR PEOPLE IN DETROIT WERE 
IMMIGRANTS OR CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS. THEY 
CAME FROM A DOZEN NATIONS, INCLUDING GERMANY, 
ENGLAND, IRELAND, CANADA, RUSSIA AND POLAND.
THE IMMIGRANT POPULATION ALMOST TRIPLED OVER 
THE NEXT 20 YEARS.

Submitted by Bill Guy

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