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An Italian event

Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 1:11 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014 1:22 p.m. CDT

Residents from Spring Valley and the surrounding areas were invited to a special program at Spring Valley City Hall on Wednesday to hear Paolo Battaglia talk about his book “Explorers Emigrants Citizens — A Visual History of the Italian American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress.” Battaglia provided numerous examples and photos of how Italians immigrated to the United States and the evolution of their way of life in their new country.

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