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Resettlers worked at a variety of jobs. Women commonly worked as domestic servants, in Chicago's candy industry, and in the crafts. Men were in demand for low-level manufacturing jobs and niche positions like chick sexing, a job with good pay, albeit poor working conditions. A number of resettlers started their own businesses, a few of which still exist today; and a few were able to secure professional positions.

D_Burns — Last modified Feb 28 2023 2:01 p.m.

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