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Digital clipping of an advertisement for the West End YMCA in Toronto, published in the newspaper Comunidade.

Comic strip 'O Canagues':

"I would like you to give me a raise.
Impossible.
I would like prices not be raised.
Impossible.
I would like you not to raise my rent.
Impossible.
...may 1976 be a very prosperous year.
Impossible."

Adelino Peixe sitting at a Comunidade round table discussion on the education of Portuguese children in elementary schools.

"In the [19]60s and [19]70s, during the formative years of the community, when Portuguese arrived... there was no expectation of sending the Portuguese to follow academic careers; [girls] were sort of streamed into the secretary [trade]... The…