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Oral History Interview with Beatrice “Bea” E. (Silva) Hogan, August 6, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1942; daughter of Mary (Avila) and Manuel Silva (1895-1976); Manuel Silva (1895-1976) was born on the Azorean island of Graciosa and immigrated to the U.S. with his parents (Mary Bella (Cunha) and Andrew M. Silva) in 1906; Mary (Avila) Silva (1906-1975) was born in Lowell, but her parents were also from Graciosa; Beatrice (Silva) Hogan grew up in Lowell’s major...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Portugal, Portuguese, oral history, Memórias – Preserving the Stories of...
UMass Lowell Course Catalogs
by UMass Lowell Division of Continuing Education
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The summer 2016 UMass Lowell Continuing Education course catalog.
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Left to Right (front to back): President Marty Meehan, Erin Caples (UMass Lowell), Professor Audrey Horning (QUB), Fiona Byrne, (‘Living Legacies 1914 – 1918’, QUB), Sophie Long (QUB), Chancellor Moloney Professor Keith Lilley (‘Living Legacies 1914 – 1918’, QUB), Kurt Taroff (QUB), Heather Montgomery (QUB), Eileen Loucraft (Lowell Historical Society) Professor Robert Forrant (UMass Lowell), Professor Frank Talty (UMass Lowell), William Blair (Head of Human History, National Museums...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
Left-to-right: Eilis Lennon, Charlie Lennon
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Cambodia Town Film Festival
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A poster advertising the 4th annual Cambodia Town Film Festival that took place in Long Beach, California on September 3rd-4th, 2016.
Topics: cambodia town film festival, long beach, cambodia, southeast asian digital archives, seada, umass...
UML professor Frank Talty discussing the 2016 US presidential election on Letterkenny radio.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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A poster advertising the the Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, The Battle of the Somme and Impact on Lowell—A Public Engagement Conference , which was held at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center on September 7-8, 2016.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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Announcement for a presentation by Sarah Kavanagh, Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on "Turning the Page: Meeting the Challenge of Commemorating the Centenary of the Easter Rising". The event was held on Jan. 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.
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Community Texts
by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Renato Lima, September 17, 2016 Biographical Note: Born on the island of Faial in 1939; one of four children (three boys and one girl) of Joaquin and Antonieta deLima; Renato Lima was educated in the Faial schools and graduated from high school on Terceira island; began playing soccer as a boy and became one of Faial’s highly skilled players; moved to the island of Terceira after the devastating eruptions (1957-58) of Vulcão dos Capelinhos; after working in a...
Topics: Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese Community, Portugal, Portuguese, oral...
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Oral History Interview with Beatrice “Bea” E. (Silva) Hogan, September 10, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1942; daughter of Mary (Avila) and Manuel Silva (1895-1976); Manuel Silva (1895-1976) was born on the Azorean island of Graciosa and immigrated to the U.S. with his parents (Mary Bella (Cunha) and Andrew M. Silva) in 1906; Mary (Avila) Silva (1906-1975) was born in Lowell, but her parents were also from Graciosa; Beatrice (Silva) Hogan grew up in Lowell’s...
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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A report issued by the Center for Irish Partnerships detailing past and upcoming events.
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Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with John J. Leite, February 20, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 1933; parents from Graciosa, Azores, immigrated to the U.S. ca. 1926; both parents worked in textile mills in Manchester and Lowell; father a loom fixer, mother a spinner; they settled permanently in Lowell ca. 1936; members of St. Anthony Catholic Church, they had three daughters and one son, John J. who was educated in Lowell’s public schools; his father was a trombonist who...
Topics: Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese Community, Portuguese...
UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by Donegal Diaspora
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Speaker biographies for the 2016 Donegal Diaspora conference.
Topics: UMass Lowell, Donegal Diaspora, Center for Irish Partnerships
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by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Ilda Sousa, November 25, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in the village of Fontes on the Azorean island of Graciosa in 1926; daughter of Antonio A. and Conceicao A. (da Cunha) Labao; her parents had immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s; her mother settled in Lawrence, Massachusetts, living with relatives from Graciosa and working in a textile mill; her father, who had immigrated from Graciosa to California, was a railroad worker, shoveling coal on a steam...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Portugal, Portuguese, Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese...
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by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Luis Gomes, November 15, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in the city of Horta on the Azorean island of Faial in 1930; Luis Gomes received his education in Horta’s schools and attended Escola Do Magistério to become a school teacher; at the age of eight he started playing the mandolin, at nine the violin, and at 10 the cornet, by age 14 he was making musical arrangements, scoring music from films at the local cinema for bands in the area to play; at the age of 16 he...
Topics: Portugal, Portuguese, Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese Community, Lowell...
UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships 2016-2017 Speaker Series. Inaugural Presentation by Richard Moore, Founder of Children in Crossfire. In 1972, when 10-year-old Richard Moore was on his way home from school, his life changed forever. As he ran past an army lookout post, a British Soldier fired a rubber bullet from ten feet away, blinding him for life. In January 2006, Richard met Charles for the first time, and the two men have become close friends. The story of Children in Crossfire...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), UMass Lowell
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Maria Pombeiro, November 1, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in the Azores on the island of Faial in 1940; following the volcanic eruption of Vulcão dos Capelinhos on Faial, Maria Pombeiro immigrated with her family to the U.S. in 1958 and settled in Lowell in the Portuguese neighborhood of “Back Central”; her father obtained employment in a paper-tube factory in Lowell and Ms. Pombeiro soon found a job in a clothing factory, also in Lowell, where she worked until...
Topics: Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese Community, Portuguese...
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by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Herbert Pitta, Jr., February 27, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1942; the son of Lucy (Freitas) and Herbert Pitta, Sr.; Lucy Pitta, immigrated from Funchal, Madeira; Herbert Pitta, Sr., born in Lowell, his father was from Funchal, his mother from Terceira; Herbert Pitta, Jr., was educated at the Saint Peter’s Parish parochial school and graduated from Lowell High School in 1959; studied at Boston University and received a law degree from...
Topics: Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese Community, Portugal, Portuguese, oral...
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by UMass Lowell Libraries; Mehmed Ali; Eleutherios Vozeolas
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The deed of gift giving the UMass Lowell Libraries permission to digitize and disseminate the Vozeolas Family Collection.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by Donegal Diaspora
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The program for the 2016 Donegal Diaspora conference.
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Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Cambodia Town Film Festival
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A poster for the 10th annual Sarong Party hosted by the Cambodia Town Film Festival at Sophy's Restaurant in Long Beach, California on September 2nd, 2016.
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by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Richard F. DeFreitas, February 27, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1939; son of Josephine (Cotta) and Joaquim DeFreitas; Richard F. DeFreitas’s mother (1911-1994) was born Lowell her parents, Josephine (Almeida) and Francisco C. Cotta were from Terceira and were among the first communicants of Saint Anthony Catholic Church; his father (1908-1994) was born in Madeira and, at the age of eleven, immigrated to the U.S. with his parents...
Topics: Portugal, Portuguese, Lowell (Mass.), Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese...
UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by Belfast International Homecoming Business & Investment Conference
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Program booklet for the 2016 Belfast International Homecoming Business & Investment Conference.
Topics: Belfast (UK), Northern Ireland, Ireland, UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
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by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Mario F. Veiga, November 21, 2016 Biographical Note: Born on the Azorean island of Graciosa in 1946; son of Luzomira A. (Augusta) and Manuel J. Veiga; Mario F. Veiga was raised on the family’s farm and attended school until age eleven; he continued to work on the family’s farm until age twenty when he was drafted into the Portuguese Army; served two years in Angola, during the Angolan War of Independence; returned to Graciosa where he married Maria Natalia, whose...
Topics: Portugal, Portuguese, Azores, Memórias – Preserving the Stories of Lowell's Portuguese...
Left-to-right: Eilis Lennon, Charlie Lennon
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Mehmed Ali; Kale Connerty
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Oral history interview with former Indochinese Refugee Foundation employee and current UMass Lowell Chancellor, Jacqueline Moloney.
Topics: oral history, Lowell (Mass.), Center for Asian American Studies Oral History Project
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Mehmed Ali; Kale Connerty
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Oral history interview with former Indochinese Refugee Foundation employee Carol Keirstead.
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Center for Asian American Studies Oral History Project, oral history
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by UMass Lowell Libraries
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The Deed of Gift granting the UML Libraries to digitize and upload the George Chigas Collection.
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Community Texts
by Anthony "Tony" Sampas
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The idea for this exhibit grew out of the “Lowell Walks” phenomenon of 2015, a series of walking tours led by local experts focusing on topics that ranged from the history of Abolitionism in Lowell to how public art and sculpture have helped transform the downtown area. All of the walks drew high attendance. Building on this movement, the Lowell Walks exhibit comprised twelve wall panels (shown here) as well as three glass display cases containing walking tour related documents from UMass...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), UMass Lowell, UML, Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center
UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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The schedule for the Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, The Battle of the Somme and Impact on Lowell—A Public Engagement Conference that was held at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center on September 7-8, 2016.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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The agenda of the Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, The Battle of the Somme and Impact on Lowell—A Public Engagement Conference , which was held at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center on September 7-8, 2016.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships
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List of the speakers at the 2016 Donegal-Irish Diaspora Conference, accompanied by brief biographies.
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Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Quabah Banta
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Oral history interview with the son of Cambodian refugees, Danial Uk.
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Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
by Quabah Bantu
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Oral history interview with the UMass Lowell Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Leslie Wong.
Topics: oral history, Lowell (Mass.), Center for Asian American Studies Oral History Project
Community Texts
by Mehmed Ali
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Oral History Interview with Joseph A. Camara, March 5, 2016 Biographical Note: Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1927; parents Jose and Maria A. (Francisco) Camara immigrated to the U.S. from Madeira Island, settling in Lowell ca. 1920; they worked in various textile mills in the city and the father worked, as well, in the city’s large tannery; they had two children, a son and daughter; the son, Joseph A. Camara, was educated in Lowell’s public schools and studied music, and graduated from...
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UMass Lowell Course Catalogs
by UMass Lowell Division of Continuing Education
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The spring 2016 UMass Lowell Continuing Education course catalog.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by Donegal Diaspora
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The summary of the panels and activities at the 2016 Donegal Diaspora Conference.
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UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships Archive
by UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships; Dr. Seán Beattie
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Report by Dr. Seán Beattie for the UMass Lowell Center for Irish Partnerships on the 2016 Donegal-Irish Diaspora Conference which was held at Letterkenny Institute of Technology, (LYIT) Co Donegal on 19th and 20th May 2016.
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