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Portuguese Origins in the United States: A Guide to Local History and Genealogy Sources

Periodicals and Newspapers

Portuguese immigrant communities published Portuguese language newspapers and periodicals as a way to share information and to keep their Portuguese identity strong. By documenting the births, deaths and daily achievements of the members of their community, these newspapers can be particularly valuable as a genealogical resource. Many of these periodicals continue publishing today.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available. Please note that this is a sample of items in the Library of Congress online catalog and is not comprehensive.

Portuguese Newspapers in the United States