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East Boston’s Sterlingwear — Italian roots, American pride

The Fredella family of Sterlingwear

Sterlingwear of Boston is the classic American company. They are a solidly rooted family company, stable in their dealings, bold in their approach and committed to building one of the best American-made brands ever produced right here in East Boston, Massachusetts. In 1918 many Italians migrated to America in search of the “American Dream”. Lorenzo Fredella was one of them. Shipbound for America, his dream was to find work to support his family and make his mark in this world. As difficult as it was for Lorenzo and the millions of other immigrants that left their humble beginnings, Lorenzo made ...

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