Bharat Mata (Mother India)

Birthplace Map

Known in Hindi as bharat mata, or Mother India, the Indian subcontinent is a land of diverse cultures, environments, and histories. Each pin on the map below represents a birthplace or hometown of an individual whose story is recorded in the oral history archive. Together the pins create an image of the geographic distribution of immigrants to Chicagoland. Click a pin to see the stories from that locale.

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