In the Merrimack Valley

Starting in the 1890s nearly 3,000 Lebanese immigrants made their way to Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city in New England’s textile region. This influx made Lawrence the second largest Lebanese community (or “Syrian” as they were called), outside of New York City, and one of the largest in the world… read more

Legacies of Labor

Lebanese Factory Workers in Lawrence, MA 1890 – 1950

Legacies of Labor Booklet

Credit: Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies 2018 

In collaboration with the Lawrence Public Library and the Lawrence History Center.