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Firmo Correa Family Collection

The Firmo Correa Family Collection is a unique look into multiple generations of one Portuguese-American family. The collection focuses on the…

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Coutinho Family Collection

The Coutinho Family Collection consists of 38 items, mostly documents, that represent the life and immigration of Manuel Nunes Coutinho and his wife,…

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George W. Rose Collection

This collection contains images related to the Rose family, focusing on the life of George W. Rose. Items include pictures from his childhood, his…

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Lowell School Department Work Permit Collection

The Lowell School Department work collection consists of original documents pertaining to age verification for many immigrant children in the Lowell,…

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Santos Family Collection

This collection contains images related to the Santos family, who lived in Lowell, MA. There are 101 items, dating from 1905-1972, that focus on the…

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Lillian Francis McMackin Collection

Dr. Lillian Francis McMackin, MD, a pediatrician and the first female medical trainee and house officer at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, was born on…

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Portuguese American Oral Histories

These oral histories with Portuguese immigrants and their descendants in the Greater Lowell area were conducted between 1985-2016. Topics covered…

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Camara Family Photograph Collection

During the summer of 1989, the Camara Family donated a collection of glass plate negatives to UMass Lowell Libraries Center for Lowell History. These…

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