Wilhemina Leite Machado Oral History Interview

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Title

Wilhemina Leite Machado Oral History Interview

Description

Oral History Interview with Wilhemina Leite Machado, February 17, 1999

Biographical Note:
Wilhemina's parents both immigrated to the United States from the island of Graciosa in the Azores. They got married shortly after arriving and Wilhemina was born on May 30, 1914. Her sister was named Mary Foley. Their parents worked in Boott Mills in Lowell until their father found work in Machester, N.H., where they lived for many years.

Scope and Contents:
Interview conducted by Carole MacDougal Perkins, a grad student in the Department of Psychology at UMass Lowell; tells how Wilhemina's parents immigrated to U.S.; their strict portuguese customs; work in the mills; how Wilhemina parented her children differently; relationship between ethnic groups.

Publisher

UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History

Date

1999-02-17

Contributor

Machado, Wilhemina Leite

Rights

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Relation

Her sister, Mary Leite Foley, was also interviewed for this project. You can view her interview here.

Format

PDF

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

99-22

Citation

Perkins, Carole MacDougal, “Wilhemina Leite Machado Oral History Interview,” Portuguese American Digital Archives, accessed December 6, 2021, https://umlportuguesearchives.omeka.net/items/show/200.

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