Eddie González Interview One, Tape 1, Side A

CENTRO: Centro Oral History Project (COHP) / Latino Educational Media Center (LEMC), 2003-2008

González discusses the origin and purpose of the Migration Office (MO). He was an employment counselor at the Migration Division Department of Labor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the early 1960s and speaks about personal family experiences with migration and benefits, the MO Employment Program, Operation Bootstrap, the Migrant Farm Program, and workers’ rights.


Date
January 31, 2007, Recording date
Interviewee
Eddie González
Duration
46m 26.0s
Language
English, Spanish
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
COHP.EGon.2007.01.31.1a
Related Keywords
Operation Bootstrap, Korean War, Community, Labor unions, Military service, Poverty, Migration, Politics
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Joseph Monserrat, Joe Morales, Antonia Pantoja, Tony Pantoja, Bill Kurk, Manuel Díaz, Clarence Senior, Luis Cardona, Richard Claude, Fernandio Sierra, Elena Valentin, Tony Vega, Charlie Cuevas, Rafael Pico, Petra America Pagan de Colon, Luis Muñoz Marin, Theodore Roosevelt, Norman Thomas, Hector Vasquez, Richard Gonzalez, Puerto Rico. Department of Labor, City University of New York. City College, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Hispanic Young Adult Association, El Concilio, Puerto Rico. Department Of Labor. Migration Division, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), Police Athletic League, Columbia University, ASPIRA Association, National Puerto Rican Forum, Palladium Ballroom
Related Places
The Bronx (is referenced), Chicago, IL (is referenced), Puerto Rico (is referenced), Florida (is referenced), New Jersey (is referenced)
Related Dates
1960 – 1965, Date mentioned
Related Items
Eddie González Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B
Eddie González Interview Three, Tape 2, Side A
Eddie González Interview Four, Tape 2, Side B
Citation
CENTRO: Centro Oral History Project (COHP) / Latino Educational Media Center (LEMC), 2003-2008. Eddie González Interview One, Tape 1, Side A: COHP.EGon.2007.01.31.1a. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Jul 2019.
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