By Meg Rogers
Portuguese immigrants who overcame prejudice to give a contribution to the world politically, socially, and economically. They labored tough, transplanting farming, kin, and festa traditions whereas operating in orchards and dairies. Many got here from the Azores Islands, 800 miles out to sea from mainland Portugal. For over one hundred sixty years, the Portuguese have
enriched San Jose with colourful figures, together with radio megastar Joaquim Esteves; jeweler and filmmaker Antonio Furtado; the charismatic and arguable Fr. Lionel Noia; educator Goretti Silveira; and neighborhood leaders Vicki and Joe Machado.
Read Online or Download The Portuguese in San Jose (Images of America) PDF
Similar biographies of lawyers & judges books
The inspirational tale of John Kizell celebrates the lifetime of a West African enslaved as a boy and taken to South Carolina at the eve of the yank Revolution. Fleeing his proprietor, Kizell served with the British army within the innovative warfare, all started a relatives within the Nova Scotian wasteland, then lower back to his African fatherland to assist came across a cost for freed slaves in Sierra Leone.
For centuries, Portuguese explorers have swept around the globe, lots of them touchdown in California within the 1840s as whalers, send jumpers, and Gold Rush immigrants. Gold used to be the entice, yet land used to be the anchor. San Jose grew to become domestic toPortuguese immigrants who overcame prejudice to give a contribution to the world politically, socially, and economically.
"A vintage. . . . [It] will make a unprecedented contribution to the advance of race kinfolk and the certainty of race and the yank criminal strategy. "—Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. , from the ForewordCharles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950) left an indelible mark on American legislations and society.
Third-generation farmer Gary Romano, proprietor of Sierra Valley Farms, speaks from event approximately today’s most important concerns: easy methods to dwell with goal and the way to guard our foodstuff provide. In WHY I FARM: RISKING all of it FOR A lifestyles at the LAND, Romano files a disappearing lifestyle and concerns a take-heed call, describing his metamorphosis from a small boy growing to be up on a farm to an grownup white-collar employee and his final go back to the land.
- African Americans at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice [2 volumes]: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice
- The Fat Paddler
- Once, Only the Swallows Were Free: A Memoir
- Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil
- Blind Tom, the Black Pianist-Composer (1849-1908): Continually Enslaved
Additional resources for The Portuguese in San Jose (Images of America)