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

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

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.

Image of female proprietor behind counter of a Portuguese bakery.

Image of children in costumes.

Image of a school display about the Azorean Islands.

Image of community media dinner at "The Boat" restaurant, organized by the Portuguese airliner TAP. First person facing the camera on the left is Frank Alvarez. At his left is José Mário Coelho.

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

Image of Constanino's Hairstyling storefront. Unpublished photo taken by Fernanda Gaspar for the story "Constantino. Um Artista Popular" (Constantino. A Popular Artist), in Comunidade newspaper, Year 4, Vol. 2, Issue 10, February 26, 1979.

Image of seniors participating in activities hosted by the Recreational Club for Portuguese Elders.

Image of children dancing in traditional Portuguese hats.

Image of a protest held at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, featuring signs reading "Full Democratic Rights for Immigrants." Unpublished photo for story in Comunidade newspaper, June 1977, Year 2, n. 29: 8.

Image of a protest on University Ave., Toronto, featuring signs reading "Working Committee on Immigration."

Image of dance group in traditional Portuguese costumes at a community hall.