- Item 29248 - Workers, Hallowell Granite Works, Franklin Street, ca. 1895
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- Item 29248
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The workers at the Hallowell Granite Works were multi-national. The majority of cutters and quarry workers came from Italy, Scotland, Spain, Canada and England.Show Details
Italians composed the largest group of sculptors and cutters and averaged between $2.80 and $3.20 a day in 1901. Descendants from the Neri, Arata, Masciadri and Rich families still live in Hallowell today.
Note the bottle to the left of the sign that workers are trying to hide with hats before the photo was taken.