From the Spinner Archives

St. Luke’s Hospital

St. Luke’s Hospital This week marks the 134th anniversary of the founding of St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. The following history of the hospital has been adapted from segments previously published in A Picture History of New Bedford: Volume 1 – 1602-1925 and  A Picture History of New Bedford: Volume Read more…

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The Portuguese in New England: The Portuguese-American Race, early customs in New Bedford

From the Spinner Archives The selection below, “The Portuguese-American Race: early customs in New Bedford” was included in Spinner People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts: Volume IV. The essay was part of a larger chapter entitled “The Portuguese in New England,” which was originally planned as a standalone book by Read more…

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