Category Archives: History

The Midwest Makes Pizza Its Own

Chicago, Detroit and St. Louis style pizza Continue reading

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America’s Pizza Innovators

How Americans changed the way pizza is make, packaged and sold. Continue reading

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Pizza the Way It Used to Be

Some iconic America pizzerias. Continue reading

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Who is the Godfather of Pizza in America?

Gennaro Lombardo? Anthony Totonno Pero? Filippo Milano? Continue reading

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Pizza Comes to America

Once an Italian “peasant food,” now served in 75,000 U.S. shops. Continue reading

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The Darkness and Light of Ellis Island

Ellis Island: A People’s History and The Next Ship Home Continue reading

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From Slavery to Capitol Hill: Josiah Thomas Walls

America’s first Black congressmen Continue reading

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From Slavery to Capitol Hill: Benjamin Sterling Turner

America’s first Black congressmen Continue reading

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From Slavery to Capitol Hill: Robert Smalls

America’s first Black congressmen Continue reading

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From Slavery to Capitol Hill: George Washington Murray

America’s first Black congressmen Continue reading

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