3. Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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
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
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
Scope and Contents Collection consists of tear-away calendars advertising Portuguese-American businesses in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and California. These calendars were commonly given to customers by businesses as promotional merchandise. It was not unusual within the Portuguese-American community to send these calendars to friends and family in Portugal, where they were displayed in homes.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1925
Identifier: MC -226
Scope and Contents Script is handwritten in Portuguese, with each act being its own volume.
Scope and Contents Collection consists of ephemera that documents the history of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.
Dates: 1951; 1981
Scope and Contents Collection contains items related to Portugal's participation in the 1939-1940 World's Fair and by extension, the Portuguese-American community.
Dates: 1939-01-01; 1945-08-25