Joseph Freitas Oral History Interview

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Title

Joseph Freitas Oral History Interview

Description

Oral History Interview with Joseph Freitas, February 24, 1999.

Biographical Note:
Joseph Freitas was born on August 23, 1908 in Funchal, Madeira. He immigrated with his mother (Herminia Freitas) to the United State in 1914 when he was 5 years old.

Scope and Contents:
Interview conducted by Carole MacDougal Perkins, a grad student in the Department of Psychology at UMass Lowell; discussion included growing up in tenement housing; leaving school to work in the mills; extending his education; joining the Portuguese American society; living with other ethnic groups;  local portuguese culture; playing on the radio

Publisher

UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History

Date

1999-02-24

Contributor

Freitas, Joseph

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Text

Identifier

99.20

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Citation

Perkins, Carole MacDougal, “Joseph Freitas Oral History Interview,” Portuguese American Digital Archives, accessed December 6, 2021, https://umlportuguesearchives.omeka.net/items/show/207.

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