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