1840A new wave of immigrants began to arrive.People and Communities, Immigration

Nils Lund pictured here was an immigrant from Gothenburg, Sweden, and was listed as a saloon keeper on his immigration records, c. 1900. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 14246
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Irish families and a small number of Scandinavians began to move to Cape Ann. The first immigrants from Portugal came to Gloucester to work in the fishing industry.

Dunlap, Sarah V., editor. The Jewish Community of Cape Ann: An Oral History. Cape Ann Jewish Community Oral History Project, 1998.
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