New Britain was once known as the Hardware Capital of the World, and it is this that has made the city famous. But as well as its rich industrial history, New Britain has a diverse and dynamic cultural heritage. As its name suggests, the town was originally settled by people of British descent, but in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century it became a haven for immigrants fleeing oppression or economic hardship in Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Russia, Lithuania, Armenia, the Ukraine, Poland, and Greece. The ...

New Britain 1995, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780752402093

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New Britain 1995, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738557052

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