Major Financial Supporters

City of San Jose Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission
Luso-American Development Foundation History Museums of San Jose Endowment Fund
Government of the Azores Government of Portugal
Gulbenkian Foundation Instituto Camões
Comissão dos Descobrimentos Portugueses Fundação Oriente
Stella B. Gross Foundation San Jose Mercury News
Citibank U.P.E.C.–União Portuguesa do Estado de California
S.E.S.–Sociedade do Espírito Santo Luso-American Education Foundation
I.D.E.S.–Irmandade do Divino Espírito Santo U.P.P.E.C.–União Portuguesa Protectora do Estado de California
Rotary Club of San Jose California Council for the Promotion of History
Luso-American Life Insurance Society

Major Contributors: Portuguese Historical Museum Building

Vieira Painting Corporation Radio Stations KSQQ and KLBS
JC Drywall G&S Drywall
Southern Lumber Company Commercial Casework
Electric Light Design Antonino E. Pascoal & Carlos Fagundes Floor Installation
McDonald & Moore Interior Design

Major Financial Supporters: Império Project

A. Alan Alameda Dr. Manuel Bettencourt
Art and Sylvia Carroll John and Georgiana Gomes Flaherty
Furtado Jewelers Imports Leonard and Mary Katen
Machado Family Trust–Kenneth J. Machado Minhoto Family
Ernie Renzel Batista and Dolores Vieira
Manuel Vieira

Board of Directors

Joseph Machado, President Maree C. Simas Schlenker,Vice-President
Vicky Borba Machado, Secretary Brian Serpa, Treasurer
Edith Mattos Lewis Walter, Parlamentarian A. Alan Alameda
Richard L. Alves Robert L. Alves
Joaquim Avila Dr. Manuel Bettencourt
Artur Britto Manuel Carreira, Jr.
Sylvia Carroll Nel César de Jesus
Eduardo R. Colaço Delphine Costa
José R. Faria John Figueira, Jr.
Lorraine Figueira Georgiana Gomes Flaherty
Helen Cardoza Fregoso Ray Gamma
Lionel B. Goularte Bernadine M. Goularte
Anne Miranda Hatcher Maria Helen Judd
Beatrice Alvernaz Marchetti Patricia Borba McDonald
Duane Nascimento Eva Nascimento
Anthony B. Neto Antonino E. Pascoal
Edward N. Pasqual Mary C. Pasqual
Hildah Da Costa Pemberton Aldina Alvernaz Pereira
Paul Pereira Lester Rose
Marcio Silva Yvette M. Sousa
Davide Vieira Joseph Vieira
Joseph J. Walter Peggy Jardine-Wheeler
Museum Liaison Mignon Gibson, Director
Sarah Heigho Nunes, Curator

Portuguese Heritage Society Committees

Building Committee

Art and Sylvia Carroll John Figueira, Jr.
Patricia Borba McDonald Antonino E. Pascoal
Edward N. Pasqual Lester Rose

Exhibit Committee

Anne Miranda Hatcher Beatrice Alvernaz Marchetti
Sarah Heigho Nunes Edward N. and Mary C. Furtado Pasqual
Hildah Da Costa Pemberton Aldina Alvernaz Pereira
Paul Pereira Maree Carmen Simas Schlenker
Joseph J. and Edith Mattos Lewis Walter

Plaza Committee

Nel César de Jesus John and Lorraine Figueira
Peggy Jardine-Wheeler

Portuguese Historical Museum Builders

K.L. Rose Construction Julio Rose, Architect
Joel Guerrero Setaro Pimentel, Architect A&A Iron Works
AB Door Company ABJDD Plumbing
Alfred Mattos Alum Rock Hardware
Antonino E. Pascoal & Carlos Fagundes Floor Installation Art and Sylvia Carroll
Azores Heating and Air Conditioning Blossom Valley Hardwood Floors
Bob Geer Masonry Carlos Alvernaz Concrete
Commercial Casework Corporate Supplies and Service
Edward N. Pasqual Edwin Rose
Electric Light Design F&S Concrete and Bobcat Service
Farmer’s Supply Forma Top
Graystone Glassworks G&S Drywall
Hildeberto Ramos Isaac’s Stained Glass
JC Drywall J.A. Rose Cabinet Shop
Joe Soto Backhoe Kal Glass
Ken Nelson Lima Construction
M&H Construction Mannel Electric
Martins Stucco McDonald & Moore Interior Design
Milpitas Materials Morgado 4 Construction
Pine Cone Lumber Pires Bobcat Service
S&G Interiors Silva Bobcat Service
Southern Lumber Company T&M Roofing
Vieira Painting Corporation

Special Recognition

Portuguese Chamber of Commerce of Santa Clara Valley Five Wounds Church
I.E.S. Hall, San Jose Sorrento Cheese Factory
POSSO Margie Fernandes, Vice-Mayor, City of San Jose
Paul Pereira, Museum Opening Richard L. and Kay Alves
Miguel Avila Oriolando Bettencourt
Artur Britto Art and Sylvia Carroll
Manuel César and Margarida de Jesus Nel César de Jesus
Eduardo R. Colaço Nuno and Delphine Costa
Monte Duran José Faria
John and Lorraine Figueira Emídio Fonseca
Nídia Fonseca Ray and Gerry Gamma
Lisa Goulart Tony Goulart
Lionel B. and Bernadine Goularte