Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Alves, Eugene (Rev.)

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Alves, Eugene (Rev.)

Creator:

Alves, Eugene (Rev.), Interviewee.; Masters, David Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 94 Part 1
OH 94 Part 2

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer: David Masters (8/22/1978);Interviewer(s):David Masters

TRACKS:Birth in Gloucester in 1931, family history -- Cultural differences of the islands from the mainland -- Parish started in Gloucester in 1889, substantial groups of Portuguese have been here since 1882 -- From 1859 forward the Portuguese were in evidence here -- Climatic differences between Azores and Gloucester -- Women and the textile industry -- Hard work and family unity -- 200 mile limit -- Gloucester is different -- Years of longest influx -- Differences of Our Lady of Good Voyage Church from other churches -- Wine, foods, and feasts -- Blessing of the Fleet, Monsignor De Moura -- Role as spiritual leader -- Why the Portuguese gravitated toward Gloucester -- The return visit -- Spiritualism vs. materialism.

The following names and terms were used in this interview: Our Lady of Good Voyage Church. Pico, Faial, Sao Jorge, Monsignor De Moura, Graciosa, Flores, Texiera.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Gloucester (Mass.) -- Emigration and immagration.;Seafaring life -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Religious aspects.

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

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Alves, Eugene (Rev.), Interviewee.; Masters, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Alves, Eugene (Rev.)," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7697, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7697 (accessed November 1, 2014).