ERIC Number: EJ528272
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Developing a Sense of Place through a Common Ethnic Identity: Maintaining the Role of Main Street in Gifford, Illinois.
Paradis, Thomas W.
Small Town, v26 n4 p24-29 Jan-Feb 1996
Economic explanations do not fully account for the vitality of the Gifford (Illinois) business district. Case study demonstrates how a cohesive, persistent German American community generates and maintains a sense of place for Main Street, and examines the vital social role that Main Street plays in the maintenance of community. (TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois