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Public Opinion was definitely on the side of the vendors . Even merchants owning stores, along the street where they were parked, sympathized with them, as they knew that these open air vendors brought business to Federal Hill. However, as the time grew nearer to January 1st, the Alderman defended his action as a matter of "national pride," and insisted that the vendors be moved.
Muratore, Joseph R. "The Landmarks of Federal Hill: The Pushcart Struggle 1930-1942 (Part VII)." The Echo [Providence] 20 Sep. 1979: pp. 20-21. Print.
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