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Photo of Domingos Marques sitting at a table in the workshop of O Jornal Portugues newspaper.
Transcript of audio commentary:
"This was, I would say the spring of 1970, perhaps even before... that's right, maybe the winter of 1968. I had just…

Image of a group of teenagers posing in front of a banner that says "Os novos escolhem Deus" (The young choose Christ). Sitting in the front row, with beard, is Domingos Marques. In the second row, third from the right, kneeling, is Martin Silva. In…

Consists of Herbert and Jessica Hunt's certificate of approval for participation in the 3,000 Family Scheme, containing further directions and conditions.

Consists of instructions for participants in the 3,000 Family Settlement Scheme by the Department of Immigration and Colonization, as they prepare for relocation to Canada.

Consists of a statement of Herbert Hunt's Account with the Soldier Settlement Board of Canada in 1928, detailing the extent of loans provided by the Canadian government for British settlers.

Image of the Camões Portuguese Club community hall in Harrow, near Lemington, Ontario.

Image of the "Centro Comunitário Português Amigos Unidos" (Portuguese Community Centre United Friends) in Hull, Quebec.

Image of a dinner hosted by the Canadian Madeira Club at the Restaurant "The Boat" in Toronto welcoming the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim (sitting in the middle of the main table, behind the candles). The…

Image of a dinner hosted by the Canadian Madeira Club at the Restaurant "The Boat" in Toronto welcoming the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim (sitting in the middle of the main table, behind the candles). The…

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978. Person with…

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of a Portuguese children traditional dance troupe ('rancho folclórico') performing at a community event. (First Portuguese Canadian Community Center ?)

Image of the Wheatley Açoreano Bakery storefront

Image of women, band and male hosts on stage during a pageant show.

Image of male acoustic guitar duo performing on stage.

Image of a female Fado singer on stage with band 'Capas Negras' (Black Cloaks)

Image of the 25th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Canada (1953-1978). Event held at the First Portuguese Canadian Community Center, on 722 College St., Toronto. On the left, the bust of Portuguese poet…

Image of two women and a child sitting at a stand for the West End YMCA's Portuguese Department's Portuguese Senior Citizens Club arts and crafts activities.