Papers (primarily photocopies), 1819-1984. 2 folders. The Ferreira family were among a group of Presbyterian Portuguese from the Madeira Islands who came to the United States as refugees from Catholic authority between 1848-1852, settling in Illinois. The collection contains photocopies of family trees and of government documents and other materials related to the history of the family. Also present are uncataloged photographs. In English and Portuguese. Register available. Gift of Dorothy Robnett Doyle.
Photographs, 1850-1970. 24 prints. Individual and group family portraits and family grave sites; Portugal and Illinois. Gift of Dorothy Robnett Doyle.
Papers, 1966-1990. 4 folders. Luso Americano is a Portuguese-American newspaper which was founded in 1928 in Newark, New Jersey. The collection consists of flyers and other printed materials, testimonial dinner and award pamphlets, and miscellaneous materials from Portuguese-American organizations in the Newark area. In English and Portuguese. Register available. Gift of Natalie J.
Photograph, 1970s. 3 prints. Portugal Day parade and award ceremony; Newark, New Jersey. Gift of Natalie J. Matinho.
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