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Tips: The twenty-four items presented here are just a sampling of resources relevant to immigration available in Connecticut History Illustrated. To search for more, click on the “Search CHI Digital Archive” link in the top menu and enter terms into the search box. For a broad search that will retrieve many items, try “immigration” or “immigrant” (or immigrants). For a narrower search for items on particular ethnic groups or topics,  try terms such as Italian American or Chinese American, and/or use the “Topics” terms to the left of the search results to refine your search. From an item record, you can also use the Topics or Places links to find more relevant items.

Polish immigrants protest immigration billPolish immigrants protest immigration bill
Rich Maderia and family at Blessing of the Fleet, StoningtonRich Maderia

Mayor's Council Armenian GroupMayor’s Council Armenian Group

William H. Mortensen with Americanization group, HartfordWilliam H. Mortensen with Americanization group, Hartford Immigrant in Today's AmericaImmigrant in Today’s America

Thamas HookerThomas Hooker

Hoffman Wall Paper Co. draped with flags, 1136 Main Street, Hartford

Hoffman Wall Paper Co. draped with flags, 1136 Main Street, Hartford

Antoine DeSantAntoine DeSant
Italian-American grand openingItalian-American grand opening
Japanese-American baseball playersJapanese-American baseball players
Italian-American groceryItalian-American grocery