Workers at Holmes Foundry in Sarnia.

Title

Workers at Holmes Foundry in Sarnia.

Subject

In the 1920's Holmes Foundry recruited Italian foundry men from Italy to work at the Sarnia factory.

Description

Homes Foundry placed advertisements in northern Italy in the 1920's to recruit foundry workers. 10 to 15 families arrived and were housed in row housing on Berkley Street, near Holmes Foundry. Neither Holmes Foundry nor Berkley exist any longer.

Date

1920's.

Relation

Workers at Holmes Foundry in Sarnia. A number of Italian families arrived in the 1920's to work at Holmes Foundry. They had responded to an advertisement in Northern Italy whereby Holmes Foundry requested "foundrymen". Holmes foundry was in need of this specialized workforce.

Type

Photograph

Files

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Citation

“Workers at Holmes Foundry in Sarnia. ,” Italians In Lambton, accessed July 5, 2022, http://italiansinlambton.ca/items/show/556.

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