Protasio Neri and Italian stonecutters


Warren St. School, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Warren St. School, Hallowell, ca. 1890
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Waves of European immigrants swept into the United States to escape the poverty and oppression of their homelands. Italians moved to Maine, finding work with the railroads, mills, factories, and granite quarries. At Hallowell Granite Works, the workforce was multi-national, coming from Italy, Scotland, Spain, Canada and England. 

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