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Gloucester, Massachusetts Oral History: Leo and Rosalie Favaloro

The Favaloros, residents of the Fort neighborhood, describe life in Gloucester between 1930 and 1978

Leo talks about fishing out of Gloucester during the 1930’s while Rosalie describes parts of her girlhood. They touch briefly on the loss of the fishing boat Captain Cosmo, which sank that September in a storm.

Credit: Sawyer Free Library/Linda Brayton/David Masters/Adam Bolonsky
Copyright: Public Domain/Adam Bolonsky

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Adam Bolonsky Sends In This Lanesville Oral History

Adam Writes-

Hi Joey,
I cleaned up the audio quality and did some editing of some of the oral histories on file at the Sawyer Free Library.
Ray Hjalmer, who worked in Cape Ann quarries, talks in this one about his boyhood in Lanesville.

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