That's Italian

Dec 04, 2019 415


Lynn is a deep melting pot of different ethnicities and it takes digging to find a definitive history describing a specific nationality or ethnic or racial group’s origins and history in the city. 

James Calogero provided a snapshot of Lynn’s Italian American population in1941 in an Item story that claims almost 12,000 residents of Italian descent lived in Lynn, as well as Saugus and Swampscott, during the World War II years when the city’s population was 100,000.

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