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Tsongas Industrial History Center

The Tsongas Industrial History Center is a education partnership between the University of Massachusetts Lowell College of Education and National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park. The mission of the Tsongas Industrial History Center is to inspire connections with and understandings about America's industrial past, present, and future through experiential learning using Lowell's unique resources.

Tsongas Industrial History Center's collections


"Their Stories: Lowell's Youth and the Refugee Experience"

<p>This exhibit at Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell, Massachusetts, features the stories of five refugees who came to Lowell as teenagers. As they established new lives here, they tried to maintain their cultural heritage while building a sense of belonging in the United States. Read their stories and hear, in their own words, why they left their home countries, their experiences as refugees, and how they are adapting to life in Lowell.  </p> <p>#TCSLowell <strong>#APA2018</strong></p>
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Cambodian Refugees in Lowell

<p>This collection features mini-biographies of Cambodian refugees who moved to Lowell in the 1980s-1990s, and photographs of cultural objects related to the Cambodian community in Lowell.</p> <p>#tcslowell</p> <p>#APA2018</p>
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Cambodian Americans in Lowell, Ma

<p>This collection highlights particular aspects - food, culture, religion, traditions - of the Cambodian community in Lowell, MA.  The collection also features Cambodian events and holidays that take place in the city.<br /></p> <p>#TCSLowell</p> <p> #APA2018</p>
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