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Object Name File, Document
Title Portuguese Flags
Scope & Content One folder with two paper flags and a handwritten note with detailed information on each flag. Includes the Portuguese flag and the Azorean flag. The note appears to be written by the donor and is one page.

Biography of Manuel DeAlmo Rocha (1900-1989) by John Burkam Ferris. Mr Rocha came to Little Compton from the Azores at the age of 19. After working on farms and various trades he purchased the 50 acre Holly Meadows farm on Willow Avenue in 1945. He Rocha farmed the land until 1959. File also contains a photo of Mr. Rocha taken about 1985.

Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2956
Extent of Description one legal size folder
Source Frances Sylvia Gracia
Date 20th c.
People Manuel DeAlmo Rocha
John Burkam
Subjects Portuguese
Date Received 12/06/2006