Category: Old Labor Hall

The Bakery from the Beginning to 2004

Union Cooperative Bakery Building

History of the Union Cooperative Bakery building, constructed in 1913 as an extension to the cooperative store located in the basement of the Socialist Labor Party Hall. It provided Italian and French baked goods to the community of italian granite workers in the area in the first decades of the twentieth century.

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Barre and Lawrence—the Bond Continues

Barre Historical Society member Marjorie Power pointing at Angelo Savinelli in the picture

Barre and Lawrence, Massachusetts, have shared a common bond ever since the Lawrence textile strike of 1912, when the working people of Barre supported this important strike with money and care for the strikers children. This is the story of how that relationship has continued through the years.

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