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Lowell in the Civil War Times ~ “All hail the stars and stripes ” Luther Ladd

Armed with bricks, boards and sticks, pro-Southern Baltimoreans attack Union soldiers headed to Washington, D. C. Library of Congress. The October, 2011 edition of Civil War Times just arrived in today’s mail. Featured in a multi-page spread is an article by journalist Michael Williams’ from his forthcoming book – “City…

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In the Merrimack Valley: Centennial of the “Bread and Roses” Strike of 1912

Ralph Fasanella’s painting “Lawrence 1912: The Bread and Roses Strike” The history of the Merrimack Valley is twined throughout with many significant issues and events – many related to the causes of the Labor Movement in America. I caught this article the other day in the Eagle Tribune that gives…

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