José Simão Oral History Interview

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Title

José Simão Oral History Interview

Description

Oral history interview with Jose Simao on November 17, 1987.

Biographical Note:
José Simão was born on the island of Graciosa. He worked at Lajes Field on the island of Terceira before he moved to the United States when he was 26. He worked in construction before finally deciding to open up his own restuarant.

Scope and Contents:
Interview conducted by Barbara Fertig from the American Folklife Center. Jose discusses work at Lajes Field on the island of Terceira, moving to the United States, working in construction, learning English, opening a restaurant to serve Portuguese food, christmas traditions, Portugal's connections to the rest of the world.

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Source

The audio recordings for this item can be found on the Library of Congress website at this link.

Publisher

UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History

Date

1987-11-17

Contributor

Simão, José
American Folklife Center

Rights

The Library of Congress believes that some of the materials in this collection are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are therefore free to use or reuse. For example, the fieldwork in this collection is in the public domain in the United States. However, the Library has obtained permission for the use of other materials and presents additional materials for educational and research purposes in accordance with fair use under United States copyright law. For example, some of the recordings contain copyrighted music, and not all of the performers and other individuals who were recorded signed releases for public use of their work.

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Text

Citation

Fertig, Barbara, “José Simão Oral History Interview,” Portuguese American Digital Archives, accessed December 6, 2021, https://umlportuguesearchives.omeka.net/items/show/504.

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