Finding a Place to Belong:

The importance of Language, Religion and Culture to Population Disbursement

Throughout Early Twentieth Century Pittsfield, Massacusetts  

Language, Religion and Culture are important components to group and individual identity.  Throughout the early twentieth century, Pittsfield, Massachusetts was a culturally diverse city.  Data provided from 1920 and 1940 U.S. census records highlights how the further a U.S. and European-immigrant group's language, religion and culture deviated from that of the native, Massachusetts-born population, the more they clustered together within one of the city's seven wards. 

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