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"We spoke each others' languages. We were all together."Louisa Ambrosini FullerAngelo AmbrosiniMeet
Angelo Ambrosini
and Louisa
Ambrosini Fuller

First generation Italian-
Americans from Barre


Louisa Liberty Ambrosini Fuller and Angelo Lincoln Ambrosini have seen many changes in Barre and in the granite industry since their childhood. Like his father, Angelo is a noted granite carver.

To begin your conversation with Louisa, choose a question below and push the button to begin.

click here! As a child in pre-television days, what did you do for an evening's entertainment?

click here! What was it like growing up in an ethically mixed, multi-lingual neighborhood?

To begin your conversation with Angelo, choose a question below and push the button to begin.

click here! Why did your father choose to emigrate to Vermont?

click here! What type of work did he do?

click here! Why was he dead set against your going into the granite industry?

click here! Why did you follow in his footsteps?


Dedicated to the memory of Louisa Ambrosini Fuller.
Interview conducted by the Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury.

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