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3. Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: 3

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Project for Non-English Speaking Children records

Identifier: MC-161
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of newspaper articles, photographs from newspapers, correspondence, student enrollment lists, projects, articles on the progress of bilingual education and legal documents.

Dates: not sure

“Saudade” raw footage

Identifier: MC-162
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of the raw footage used to create the documentary. Footage includes: complete interviews, local Portuguese-American feasts, scenery and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1988-1991

Frances Sylvia Gracia papers and Portuguese-American collection

Identifier: MC-165
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to Ms. Gracia’s career and interest in the Portuguese-American community, such as personal research into genealogical background. Along with this collection are personal documents such as photographs, albums, books, newspaper clippings and personal items belonging to Ms. Frances S.Gracia.

Dates: 1932-2009

Deportado (2012)

Identifier: MC-168
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a copy of the documentary Deportado and the complete (raw footage) interviews with the individuals featured in the film, as well as other prominent figures (not included in the film) affiliated with the topic of Azorean deportation in the US east coast.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2010-2012

Antonio Casanova collection

Identifier: MC-169
Scope and Contents

Collection is comprised of medals, awards, photographs, certificates and documents related to Sergeant Antonio C. Casanova’s military career at the Sewart Air Force Base in Tennessee and the Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1999

Portuguese-American magazine collection

Identifier: MC-183
Scope and Contents

Magazines, in Portuguese, published by various community organizations/institutions.

Dates: 1949-2008

Eduardo Lacerda literary papers

Identifier: MC-197
Scope and Contents

Short stories and poetry about the Island of Faial, Azores, in Portuguese. In addition an extensive collection of poetry written in English along with the manuscript for “Poetic Variations”, published in 2002.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1995 - 2015