Book Club Talk: Italians on the Iron Range

(Author’s Note: Through Facetime, I joined a Book Club in Minneapolis-St. Paul, answered questions about Birds of Passage, and spoke about Italian immigrant history including Minnesota.) The Minnesota Iron Range, Vermilion, Mesabi, and Cuyuna mines, produced the majority of the iron ore in the United States. from 1900 to 1980. By 1920, the Iron Range…