Major Financial Supporters

City of San JoseSanta Clara County Historical Heritage Commission
Luso-American Development FoundationHistory Museums of San Jose Endowment Fund
Government of the AzoresGovernment of Portugal
Gulbenkian FoundationInstituto Camões
Comissão dos Descobrimentos PortuguesesFundação Oriente
Stella B. Gross FoundationSan Jose Mercury News
CitibankU.P.E.C.–União Portuguesa do Estado de California
S.E.S.–Sociedade do Espírito SantoLuso-American Education Foundation
I.D.E.S.–Irmandade do Divino Espírito SantoU.P.P.E.C.–União Portuguesa Protectora do Estado de California
Rotary Club of San JoseCalifornia Council for the Promotion of History
Luso-American FinancialPFSA–Portuguese Fraternal Society of America

Major Contributors: Portuguese Historical Museum Building

Vieira Painting CorporationRadio Stations KSQQ and KLBS
JC DrywallG&S Drywall
Southern Lumber CompanyCommercial Casework
Electric Light DesignAntonino E. Pascoal & Carlos Fagundes Floor Installation
McDonald & Moore Interior Design

Major Financial Supporters: Império Project

A. Alan AlamedaDr. Manuel Bettencourt
Art and Sylvia CarrollJohn and Georgiana Gomes Flaherty
Furtado Jewelers ImportsLeonard and Mary Katen
Machado Family Trust–Kenneth J. MachadoMinhoto Family
Ernie RenzelBatista and Dolores Vieira
Manuel Vieira

Board of Directors

Joseph Machado, PresidentMaree C. Simas Schlenker,Vice-President
Vicky Borba Machado, SecretaryBrian Serpa, Treasurer
Edith Mattos Lewis Walter, ParlamentarianA. Alan Alameda
Richard L. AlvesRobert L. Alves
Joaquim AvilaDr. Manuel Bettencourt
Artur BrittoManuel Carreira, Jr.
Sylvia CarrollNel César de Jesus
Eduardo R. ColaçoDelphine Costa
José R. FariaJohn Figueira, Jr.
Lorraine FigueiraGeorgiana Gomes Flaherty
Helen Cardoza FregosoRay Gamma
Lionel B. GoularteBernadine M. Goularte
Anne Miranda HatcherMaria Helen Judd
Beatrice Alvernaz MarchettiPatricia Borba McDonald
Duane NascimentoEva Nascimento
Anthony B. NetoAntonino E. Pascoal
Edward N. PasqualMary C. Pasqual
Hildah Da Costa PembertonAldina Alvernaz Pereira
Paul PereiraLester Rose
Marcio SilvaYvette M. Sousa
Davide VieiraJoseph Vieira
Joseph J. WalterPeggy Jardine-Wheeler
Museum LiaisonMignon Gibson, Director
Sarah Heigho Nunes, Curator

Portuguese Heritage Society Committees

Building Committee

Art and Sylvia CarrollJohn Figueira, Jr.
Patricia Borba McDonaldAntonino E. Pascoal
Edward N. PasqualLester Rose

Exhibit Committee

Anne Miranda HatcherBeatrice Alvernaz Marchetti
Sarah Heigho NunesEdward N. and Mary C. Furtado Pasqual
Hildah Da Costa PembertonAldina Alvernaz Pereira
Paul PereiraMaree Carmen Simas Schlenker
Joseph J. and Edith Mattos Lewis Walter

Plaza Committee

Nel César de JesusJohn and Lorraine Figueira
Peggy Jardine-Wheeler

Portuguese Historical Museum Builders

K.L. Rose ConstructionJulio Rose, Architect
Joel Guerrero Setaro Pimentel, ArchitectA&A Iron Works
AB Door CompanyABJDD Plumbing
Alfred MattosAlum Rock Hardware
Antonino E. Pascoal & Carlos Fagundes Floor InstallationArt and Sylvia Carroll
Azores Heating and Air ConditioningBlossom Valley Hardwood Floors
Bob Geer MasonryCarlos Alvernaz Concrete
Commercial CaseworkCorporate Supplies and Service
Edward N. PasqualEdwin Rose
Electric Light DesignF&S Concrete and Bobcat Service
Farmer’s SupplyForma Top
Graystone GlassworksG&S Drywall
Hildeberto RamosIsaac’s Stained Glass
JC DrywallJ.A. Rose Cabinet Shop
Joe Soto BackhoeKal Glass
Ken NelsonLima Construction
M&H ConstructionMannel Electric
Martins StuccoMcDonald & Moore Interior Design
Milpitas MaterialsMorgado 4 Construction
Pine Cone LumberPires Bobcat Service
S&G InteriorsSilva Bobcat Service
Southern Lumber CompanyT&M Roofing
Vieira Painting Corporation

Special Recognition

Portuguese Chamber of Commerce of Santa Clara ValleyFive Wounds Church
I.E.S. Hall, San JoseSorrento Cheese Factory
POSSOMargie Fernandes, Vice-Mayor, City of San Jose
Paul Pereira, Museum OpeningRichard L. and Kay Alves
Miguel AvilaOriolando Bettencourt
Artur BrittoArt and Sylvia Carroll
Manuel César and Margarida de JesusNel César de Jesus
Eduardo R. ColaçoNuno and Delphine Costa
Monte DuranJosé Faria
John and Lorraine FigueiraEmídio Fonseca
Nídia FonsecaRay and Gerry Gamma
Lisa GoulartTony Goulart
Lionel B. and Bernadine Goularte