Chest of Memories
Baker, Katharine F. "A Tale of Two Grandchildren: The Quest for My Hidden Azorean Heritage." Avòs e Migração:
Raízes e Identidade. Organização: Manuela Marujo,
Departamento de Espanhol e Português/Universidade de Toronto. 5-13
Marques, Domingos and Marujo, Manuela. "Chapter Two: Opening the Door: A Photographic Essay." With Hardened Hands: A Pictorial History of Portuguese Immigration to Canada in the 1950s. Etobicoke: New Leaf Publications, 1993. Selected Photographs:
The first large group of men from the Azores to set out for Canada was tendered a reception at the Civil Government House in São Miguel on March 19, 1954. the event was front page news in the two newspapers Correio dos Açores and Açores where this historical photo was first published.
Photograph #1 (top):
"Before boarding the S.S. Homeland, A group of Azoreans from Ribiera grande disctrict say farewell."
Photograph #2 (bottom):
"A group from Horta District - Corvo, Flores, Faial and Pico islands - pose for an official photograph before departing from São Miguel."
"Arrival aboard Olympia, a group of Portuguese from Azores - March 1956."
"Manuel Trinidade was not alone on this Quebec farm - with him was a herd of 80 cows and six long days of work every week caring for them."
"Just like in Santa Maria, Azores, 3-year-old Eduardo Andrade walks barefoot on a Saskatoon sidewalk."
Marques, Domingos and Medeiros, João. "Chapter II: Stories Told by the First Immigrants." Portuguese Immigrants: 25 Years in Canada. Toronto: Marquis Printers and Publishers Inc.,1980.
- Selected Stories:
- Arruda, Manuel. "Abandonned at the Station." 56.
- Arruda, Manuel. "The First Group from the Azores." 41.
- Trinidade, Manuel. "I felt Obliged to Emigrate to Canada." 49-50.
- Trinidade, Manuel. "My Sweat Ran Into the Bucket." 69.
Melo, Emanuel. "Coming to Canada." Toronto, 2008.
Melo, Emanuel. "My Life as a Portuguese Newspaper Delivery Guy." Published in 'Twas (Toronto World Arts Scene), Volume 8, issue One January/February 2004.
Melo, Emanuel. "What I should have told my father before he died: A Reflection on loss and redemption: a leaving (Azores) and an arrival (Canada)." Toronto, 2010.
Simas, Richard. "Walk Back, Look Ahead, a Chronicle." Montreal, 2009.