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I recently read Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle.' There are several references to the 'ghetto district:'\ \ 'The address Jurgis had was a garret room in the Ghetto district, the home of a pretty little French girl, Duane's mistress, who sewed all day, and eked out her living by prostitution.'\ \ 'Ostrinski's home was in the Ghetto district, where he had two rooms in the basement of a tenement.'\ \ Where is or was this district? I think the definition of 'ghetto' has changed much since 1905. Also, the neighborhoods have probably changed much as well. Any ideas?

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