York University Libraries | Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections online exhibits

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In 2009, the official commemorations for the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores were held in Toronto - the first time they were based outside the Azores. To mark the occasion, the City of Toronto named the stretch of College St. between…

Image of a child bearing a flag of the Portuguese Parish of Toronto in a street parade.

Image of a large crowd of people ; focus on men carrying a statuette of Christ.

Image of the Wheatley Açoreano Bakery storefront

Image of the play "Açores 77" performed in Toronto, featuring a sign reading 'We Want More Money And Less Work."

Youth (dressed as an angel) and child walking after Senhor Santo Cristo procession