Monthly Archives: February 2011

Espírito Santo School Photo from Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

The Espírito Santo School in Fall River, Massachusetts recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. It was the first Portuguese parochial school in the United States, opening its doors September 19, 1910. The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives holds many interesting historical photographs documenting … Continue reading

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Archives comes alive to celebrate Howard Glasser’s 81st birthday

On Sunday January 31st, the UMass Dartmouth Archives and Special Collections hosted a ceilidh (pronounced “kaylee”) to celebrate the 81st birthday of Howard T. Glasser – friend, artist, and founder of the SMU/UMD Eisteddfod.  About 70 of Howard’s friends gathered … Continue reading

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