Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Goncalves, Joseph L.

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Goncalves, Joseph L.

Creator:

Goncalves, Joseph L, Interviewee.;Master, David Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 63 Part 1
OH 63 Part 2

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer(s):David Masters (5/25/1978).

TRACKS:Portuguese Fiesta -- Origins in Faial, Azores, Pico and the other Azores are discussed -- Portuguese and Italians are not 'like brother', coordination of Italian and Portuguese festivities -- Similarities of Gloucester to the Azores, Gloucester is an island -- Summer people add 15,000 people to the population, Summer is beautiful -- I'm proud to be Portuguese -- Portuguese Fiesta, involvement with the Italian Community -- Visit to Rome -- The work ethic is discussed at length, seen as over stressed in the U.S.A., and quite possibly one of major causes of anxiety here, Azores are seen as a far more relaxing, if less materially rewarding atmosphere10 - I love Gloucester, is preferred to other Portuguese areas in Massachusetts like Fall River and New Bedford -- Gloucester and Faial compared to both as harbors and fishing towns -- Gloucester's pollution and the Azores' lack of it! -- Portuguese feelings about Americanization, visitors are often told Speak Portuguese here.

The following names and terms were used in this interview:Santo Amaro, Ihlas dos acores, Jorge, Corvo, Santa Maria, Fall RIver, Faial, Graciosa, Terceira, Azores, Pico, Flores, St. Miguel.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Portuguese Americans -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Gloucester, Mass. -- Emigration and immigration.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Goncalves, Joseph L, Interviewee.;Master, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Goncalves, Joseph L.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7666, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7666 (accessed October 1, 2014).