Manuel Barros, Sr. Oral History Interview

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Title

Manuel Barros, Sr. Oral History Interview

Description

Oral history interview with Manuel Barros, Sr. on November 16, 1987.

Biographical Note:
Manuel Barros, Sr. was born in Lowell, MA. His parents were born in Madeira. They immigrated to Brazil before they immigrated to the United States, where they had their children. Manuel took over his parents' baking buisness and opened up Barros Pastry Shop.

Scope and
Contents:
Interview conducted by Barbara Fertig of the American Folklife Center. Mr. Barros discusses his mother's boardinghouse, his father's bakery, the local Portuguese community, the type of baked goods that he produces, Christmas traditions, dances at the Portuguese Band Club, folk dancing, local emigration to California, feasts, the struggle of owning a bakery, his parents' childhood.

Creator

Source

The audio recordings for this interview can be found on the Library of Congress website: Part 1 - Part 2

Publisher

UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History

Date

1987-11-16

Contributor

Barros, Manuel, Sr.
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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Coverage

Citation

Fertig, Barbara, “Manuel Barros, Sr. Oral History Interview,” Portuguese American Digital Archives, accessed June 27, 2022, https://umlportuguesearchives.omeka.net/items/show/506.

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