Interview with Maritza Sáenz Ryan on June 9, 2017, Segment 5
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Sáenz Ryan describes her childhood in Brooklyn, where her parents owned a four story building in a multi-cultural neighborhood. In Staten Island, Sáenz Ryan experienced a few incidents of discrimination and she mentions that it was fear of the unknown, and once neighbors started getting to know them, the friction stopped.
June 9, 2017, Recording date
IntervieweeMaritza Sáenz Ryan
Location of interview
Related PlacesRockledge, FL
(interview location), Manhattan
(is referenced), Brooklyn
(is referenced), Staten Island
1970 – 1980, Date mentioned
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Maritza Sáenz Ryan on June 9, 2017, Segment 5: MSR.2017.06.09.5. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Sep 2019.
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