The Heritage collection is reserved for research projects, in English, documenting a major aspect of the history of the Portuguese experience in California.
Every book is printed in a luxury edition: hardcover and full color.
Untamed Dreams – Faces of America NEW!
Project Coordinators: Francisco Henrique Dinis and José do Couto Rodrigues
A 393-page semi-hard cover, profusely illustrated, limited edition book that brings together individual immigrant’s life stories that represent the qualities that have long distinguished the Portuguese community of California.
A Vestibule to Heaven
Author: Miguel Valle Avila
This excellent book is dedicated to the celebration of the Five Wounds parish centennial—learning from the past, growing in the present, and creating a foundation for the future.
California’s Portuguese Politicians – A Century of Legislative Service
Author: Alvin Ray Graves
The author, Dr. Alvin Graves, thoughtfully introduces the reader to the pioneer Portuguese politicians from California’s San Joaquin Valley, by reflecting on their upbringing, their family lives, their civil service, their accomplishment and, for some, their pathway to Washington DC and the National Congress.
Power of the Spirit
Co-authors: Joe Machado, Ferreira Moreno,
Jose do Couto Rodrigues
This much anticipated publication documents the odyssey of a people and its courageous clergy in a conjugation of effort of epic proportions.