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From: Brian Columbus <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Early Irish history: saloons,parks and dancehalls
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 12:29:23 -0700
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I have a great-uncle who owned a saloon on S. Indiana Ave. for many years in the early 1900s. I have an address, but no business name. Is there a resource somewhere that might list such businesses?

On Monday, July 07, 2008, at 02:13PM, "Bill King" <> wrote:
>The old Gaelic Park was at 47th and California. Dances were also held at Carpenter's Hall near 63rd and Halsted.
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>>Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Early Irish history: saloons,parks and dancehalls
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>>We all know that saloons as well as churches were venues of solace for
>>immigrants. Can any descendants of Irish from County Sligo give me any information
>>about a "Flanley's" and a "Callaghan's" in Bridgeport or Canaryville
>>somewhere near the Stockyards? Also a "Begley's" (though possibly not fraom Sligo)
>>at 79th and Stony island Ave., and any others that may come to mind?And where
>>was the old "Gaelic park" situated? And were there any other gathering places
>>or dance halls for them?
>>
>>A. Carroll
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