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Portuguese Pilgrims of New England

06/08/1979


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Program
Portuguese Pilgrims of New England
Program Description

Portuguese Americans comprise a large and ever growing segment of the population of Massachusetts. A plane from the Azore Islands arrives three times a week in Boston, bringing new immigrants to join their families, many of whom live in Cambridge, Somerville, New Bedford, and Fall River. Because of this constant influx, there exists three generations of Portuguese people, each contributing a rich a varied culture and heritage to Massachusetts. Through personal glimpses of the generations of Portuguese immigrants, this program explores their contributions through their history, music, dance, work and religion.

Duration

00:51:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Portuguese Pilgrims of New England,” 06/08/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CDDD720F218450BB44F9FB9638720EC.
MLA: “Portuguese Pilgrims of New England.” 06/08/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CDDD720F218450BB44F9FB9638720EC>.
APA: Portuguese Pilgrims of New England. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CDDD720F218450BB44F9FB9638720EC
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