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News: Over a century ago, Italy came to Colorado

February 22, 2010
News: Over a century ago, Italy came to Colorado From the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century, hundreds of thousands of Italians came from their home in Europe to Colorado - and many of those families remained here to this day. Alisa Zahller works at the Colorado Historical Society, and runs a program that documents the history of Italians in Colorado, and has written a book called Italy in Colorado. KDNK's Mathew Katz had a chance to speak with her, and she said that Italians have been immigrating to Colorado for over a century -- since before Colorado was even a state.
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