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  • Tags: Immigration

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A set of scrapbooks dedicated to photographs of the Lithuanian American people of the Springfield area. Filled with photos that have been collected from the 40s and onwards. Contain many pictures of the Lithuanian Catholic Church as well.

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An official proclamation from the city of Springfield that gives special recognition to Lithuanian Americans on May 19th. Created in 2012 for the unveiling of a historical marker dedicated to Lithuanian Americans and the old St. Vincent de Paul…

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organ pipe from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Church was built in 1909 and demolished in 1976. Most of its congregation was Lithuanian immigrants and their descendants. Lithuanians immigrated to Springfield Illinois to work in the coal…

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A hand carved 1863 Lithuanian Catholic Prayer book. Made in Lithuania and brought to America with a Lithuanian immigrant family. Passed down the generations to today. Pocket sized.

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A book written by a local Illinois Author about Lithuanians in Springfield. Inspired by a blog filled with stories about Lithuanian Americans in Springfield Illinois.

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A photo of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Springfield Illinois, on the corner of 8th and Enos. Taken June 15th, 1945. A Lithuanian cardinal stands in the center. Also pictured is a statue from St. Casimir's College in the Vatican which was…

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Family photo of Lithuanian immigrants from 1909. They first arrived in Pennsylvania and moved to Illinois. They lived on Peoria Rd, Springfield, Illinois.

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A newspaper article. Details the opening of a new historical marker in Springfield Illinois at Enos park. The marker is dedicated to the lost St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Lithuanian community.
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