Huddle Fever: Living in the Immigrant City

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Knopf, 1995 - Social Science - 302 pages
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A granddaughter of immigrants takes a penetrating look at Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city that epitomizes America's past--and maybe its future. Schinto makes vivid Lawrence's history--the textile mills that were the birthplace of this country's industrial revolution, the huddled tenements, and more.

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HUDDLE FEVER: Living in the Immigrant City

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A combination guidebook, history, and personal account of life in Lawrence, Mass. In 1911, Lawrence was celebrated as the clothmaking capital of the world, boasting dozens of mills, including the ... Read full review

Huddle fever: living in the immigrant city

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Journalist/novelist Schinto (Shadow Bands, LJ 12/88) focuses here on Lawrence, Massachusetts, a city that rose out of the Industrial Revolution to become home to European immigrants searching for a ... Read full review


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