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Joe Fabbri came to Lethbridge in 1925 from Urbino, Italy. His cousin lived in Lethbridge and told him to come over as a farmer. Joe worked on a farm for a year before being hired on at the Brewery as a truck driver initially, and later he got a job inside. He worked for the Brewery until he retired in 1965. While living in Lethbridge Joe helped form The Italian Canadian Club which helped out other Italians in times of need. Joe also served as a representative for the Vice Consul of Calgary, welcoming Italian immigrants at the train station and helping them adjust to Canadian life.

The interview was conducted by Giancarlo Grelli for the Dante Alighieri Oral History Project in 1973.

This oral history project was initiated by Sabatino Roncucci, a founder of the Dante Alighieri Society, for the purpose of documenting immigration history so that it could be shared not only with the Italian community but also the community at large.

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