Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and interpret the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.

PBS Video: The Italian Americans: Becoming Americans (1910-1930)

Fruits of Thy Labor

This 11+ minute segment covers the 1912 Textile Strike in Lawrence, the role of Italians, and the strike's effect on labor nationwide. Author Bruce Watson is interviewed as is the grandson of strike leader Arturo Giovannitti, David Giovannitti. David says that the strike was, "A momentous turning point in the struggle for human dignity..."

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