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Title in the Language of the Record
Brasil, São Paulo, Cartões de Imigração
These records are in Portuguese. This collection will include records from 1902-1980.
The collection contains immigration cards issued by Brazilian consulates around the world and presented at the port of entry by foreigners visiting or immigrating to Brazil. These records are housed at the Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo. Additional images will be published as they become available.
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- “Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo.
Records usually contain the following information:
- Name of the immigration
- Date and place of birth
- Family members
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