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Ethnicity in the Ozarks: The Italian Community of Tontitown

  • Aired: 01/22/2010
  • 27:52
  • Rating: NR
The Ozarks is a rich and diverse culture of many nationalities. Immigrants came to the Ozarks for many reasons, often it was an opportunity for employment. The Italian community of Tontitown, in the Arkansas Ozarks, is a fascinating story of a community's origin and an example of the long-lasting contribution and rich legacy that ethnicity can make to a community.
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The Italian community of Tontitown exemplifies contributions ethnicity has on a community.
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