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Mr. Arthus V. Avila who came to the United States thirty-two years ago from the Azores Islands. He is the director of the hour-long daily program in the Portuguese language over station KROW, Oakland, California. He is also a Minuteman. "For my part, I have always considered it a privilege to be a citizen of this country and in my radio activities I have always felt that it was not only a pleasure, but that I was discharging part of my duty to keep the Portuguese people of this state informed. You  know, it is said that the best people are the best informed people and I believe that too," says Mr. Avila. He continued: "There has always been a bond between the people of Portugal and those of the United States, and now between those of us who have come to make our homes in this country and those of you that have always belonged here, there has been a bond welded so tightly and securely that we are one and inseparable

Mr. Arthus V. Avila who came to the United States thirty-two years ago from the Azores Islands. He is the director of the hour-long daily program in the Portuguese language over station KROW, Oakland, California. He is also a Minuteman. "For my part, I have always considered it a privilege to be a citizen of this country and in my radio activities I have always felt that it was not only a pleasure, but that I was discharging part of my duty to keep the Portuguese people of this state informed. You know, it is said that the best people are the best informed people and I believe that too," says Mr. Avila. He continued: "There has always been a bond between the people of Portugal and those of the United States, and now between those of us who have come to make our homes in this country and those of you that have always belonged here, there has been a bond welded so tightly and securely that we are one and inseparable

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Date

01/01/1942
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Contributors

Lee, Russell, 1903-1986, photographer
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West Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)37.81194, -122.29500
Google Map of 37.81194444444444, -122.295
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No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html

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