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The following names and terms were used in this interview: Cape Verde,Pico, Azores, Texeira, Linguica, the 400's, Babsons, Browns, Fall River, Silva,Coimbra, Lisbon (Lisboa), Pews, Gortons, Naves.
Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.
TRACKS: 1. Introduction, origin of the Portuguese in Gloucester -- 2. New Bedford . Gloucester connection -- 3. Band together on Portuguee Hill -- 4. Immigrant's early experience, usury in the new land -- 5. A friendly people -- 6. Irish as well as Portuguese background -- 7. Travels -- 8. Third generation, 1860 arrival of family -- 9. Pico, Azaores, fishing -- 10. Ethnic clubs -- 11. Fishing techniques, old and new -- 12. Portuguese, melange with other ethnic groups -- 13. Early troubles in the new land -- 14. Portuguese people's patriotic feeling about liking the U.S. of religion, fiestas.
Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs. Side B of the original tape could not betransferred onto the CD.