First Communion portrait, unknown girl, circa 1950-1965, from the collection of Almerinda (Sousa) Coute. In the collection of Suzanne Sink.

3 Replies to “2017.SOU.073”

  1. This dress was send to Rita S. Medeiros. Maria E. Sousa sister. Belmira Medeiros, Rita oldest granddaughter worn this same dress for her first communion in Santa Barbara, sao Miguel.

  2. We have a beautiful story here, 2 sisters miles apart. Yet the oldest granddaughters used the same dress for their First communion, one in Bristol, RI and one in Santa Barbara, Sao Miguel.

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