I.D.E.S. Hall
1105 C Street, Hayward
Frank Vranek
Additional Info: Portuguese in U.S.

I. D. E. S. COUNCIL HAYWARD #14
IRMANDADE DO DIVINO ESPRITO SANTO
BROTHERHOOD OF THE DIVINE HOLY SPIRIT

A PORTUGESE-AMERICAN FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETY RECEIVING MEMBERS OF
ALL NATIONALITIES ESTABLISHED IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN 1889 TO ASSIST WIDOWS
AND ORPHANS. THIS LOCAL CHAPTER, COUNCIL #14, WAS ORGANIZED ON APRIL 23, 1898,
BY ITS FOUNDER AND FIRST PRESIDENT, J. D. OLIVEIRA, A NATIVE OF PICO, AZORES, A
HAYWARD RESIDENT AND PROPRIETOR OF THE FARMERS SALOON ON “B” STREET FROM
THE 1890’S UNTIL PROHIBITION. J. D. OLIVEIRA DONATED THIS PROPERTY TO I. D. E. S.
FOR THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A TEN DOLLAR GOLD PIECE. DECENDANTS OF J. D. OLIVEIRA
REMAIN ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY AND THIS COUNCIL TODAY.

MAINTAINING ANOTHER PURPOSE FOR ITS FOUNDING,
THE TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL IN HONOR OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IS SPONSORED
ANNUALLY AT THIS LOCALITY.

DEDICATED APRIL 7, 2007
JOAQUIN MURRIETA CHAPTER 13
E CLAMPUS VITUS