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Waterbury Irish: From the Emerald Isle to the Brass City

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The hard work of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants in Waterbury helped place the city on the map as the Brass Capital of the World.


In the early years of immigration, the Irish still had a hard road before them, filled with prejudice and social exclusion. Irish Catholics would hold Mass in secret, but eventually beautiful churches were built, attracting the most revered c
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 7th 2015 by The History Press
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