Portuguese Oral History Project

Interviewee

Year

Town/Country of Origin

Profession

Aguiar, Joao

1988

1988

St. Michael, Azores

Director, Portuguese language school and Casa da Saudade

Alain, Carmen

1988

South Dartmouth , MA ; parents from St. Michael, Azores

Welfare department employee

Almeida, Theresa

1987

Terceira, Azores

President of United Electrical workers union

Alves, Alfredo

1989

St. Miguel, Azores

Factory worker

Alves, Maria Eduarda Da Camara

1987

St. Michael, Azores

 

Amaral, Nelson

 

Acushnet , MA ;

Parents from St. Michael, Azores

Sales Clerk at Sears

Arruda, Dorothy

 

Fall River , MA

Roler cleaner, worker in sweet shops

Arruda, Joseph

 

Fall River , MA

Loom fixer, Fireman

Avelar, Sister

1988

   

Branco, Jose

1988

   

Brandao, Evelina

1988

St. Michael, Azores

Proprietor of Beauty Parlour

Cabral, Ida

   

President, Ladies garment worker’s union

Carvalho, Maria Jose

1988

Casal de Fonte Nova

Library worker

Castro, Raymond Canto

1988

Pico, Azores

Publisher, Editor

Cerulli, Gianna

1988

Isernia Provencal Decompaco, Italia

 

Coppolino, Claire

1988

Boston

 

Correia, Gladys

1987

Parents from Puerto del Gato and St. George, Azores

Retail Business

Costa, Dorothy

1988

Azores

 

Costa, Manuel Sousa

1990

   

Daniels, Emily

1998

Faial Island , Azores

Retired Elementary Scool Teacher

Deponte, Alice

1983

Santa Cruz, Medeira

Spinner

Enos, Mary

1987

New Bedford , MA

President of ACTWU recruitment group

Farizio, Rosa

 

St. Michael, Azores

 

Fernandes, John

1988

Parents from Santa Cruz, Medeira

Director of Science and Engineering center, UMass Dartmouth

Figueiredo, Elisabeth

1988

Santa Maria, Azores

Library worker, Casa Da Saudade library

Figurito, Joseph

1983

Parents from St. Michael, Azores and Lisbon

Textile Mill worker

Fonseca, Mary

1987

Fall River , MA ; parents from St. Michael, Azores

Politician, State Senator

Francis, Linda

 

Mediera, Portugal

Cotton Mill Spinner

       

Gouveia, Noe

1988

Mederios Island

Union Representative

Leal, Jervasio Batista

1987

Montalegre, Northern Portugal

 

Linhares, Liduina

1985

Pico, S. Caetano village

Mill worker

Luzino, Anthony

 

Madeira

Mill worker

Madureira, Maria

     

Marques, Helena

1989

Madeira

Executive Secretary, Welfare Department

Medeiros, John

1988

Newport , RI ; parents from Azores

Landscaper

Medeiros, Manuel

1987

Lomba De Louca, Poracao, Azores

Supervisor at Dye Shop

Medeiros, Rosemary

 

New Bedford , MA ; Parents from Azores

President of YCWA, Director of NB Library system

Mendes, Fernando

 

Lisbon

Factory worker

Moniz, Gilda

1988

Vila De Sao Pedro, St. Michael

Needle stitcher in the mills

Moniz, Maria

 

St. Michael, Azores

 

Monte, Rosalina

1987

New Bedford , MA

Retired Mill worker

Mullaly, Mary

1987

Sao Miguel

Mill worker

Neves, Maria

1988

Santa Maria, Azores

Owner of Bridal shop

Pacheco, Alexandrina

 

Riberia Seco, Sao Miguel, Azores

Housewife; owner of small grocery store

Pacheco, Anna

1989

Terceira , Azores

Employee at Immigrant Assistance Center

Papaandreu, Eula

1987

Gouveia, Portugal

Mill worker

Pereira, Isabell

1991

St. Michael, Azores

 

Pereira, Jorge

1990

Sao Miguel, Azores

 

Pereira, Maria Candida

 

Pico, S. Caetano Village, Azores

Mill worker

Pereira, Maria Gloria Sa

1989

Coimbra

 

Pereira, Maria

1988

Pico, Azores

Psychotherapist

Pereira, Zelinda

1990

Olhao, Algarue

Substitute at Library

Perry, James

   

Mill worker

Pimental, Mary

1988

New Bedford , MA ; parents from St. Michael, Azores

Mill worker

Pina, Eloise

1987

 

Member of Martha Briggs club

Pinto, Maria

 

Jou, North Portugal

Nabisco factory worker

Ponte, Tina

1987

Northern Portugal

Pressor and tool Crib Attendant

Raposo, Emilio

1987

Algarve, South Portugal

Factory worker

Raposa, Paula

1981

1989

St. Michael, Azores

SER Organization worker

Resendes, Zelia

1990

Agua Retorta, San Miguel, Azores

 

Rodrigues, Antonio

1991

1991

1991

St. Miguel, Azores

 

Rodrigues, Louise

 

New Bedford , MA

Teacher

Rogers, Rose

 

New Bedford , MA

Parents from Azores

 

Rosa, Jose da

     

Santos, Mary

1988

St. Vincents

Supervisor at Cliftex Corp

Silva, Dinea

 

Vila Da Povoaco, San Miguel, Azores

Works at Casa da Saudade

Soares, Sara

Fall 1988

Lisbon

 

Soares, Linda

Fall 1988

Lisbon

 

Sousa, Fernanda

 

Sao Roque, St. Michael, Azores

Employee of Fall River School department

Travers, Pedro

 

Setubal

 

Tomasia, Maria

1998

Ribeira Cha, St. Michael, Azores

Worked for Congressman Studds

Travassos, Celeste

 

Born in Bermuda

Waist maker in factory

Ventura, Cecilia

1987

Small town in Azores

 

Woelfel, Rose

1988

South Boston , MA

Gillette employee