Awilda Orta Interview One, Tape 1, Side A

Luis A. Cardona Oral History Collection, 1976-1989

Orta begins the interview by discussing her college education and early career. She studied at Hunter College, CUNY and soon began founding bilingual education programs in different schools. She became principal of J.H.S. 99 Julia de Burgos Junior High School in East Harlem.


Interviewee
Awilda Orta
Interviewer
Luis A. Cardona
Duration
46m 6.0s
Language
English
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
LAC.AOrt.1a
Related Keywords
Migration, Education, Students, Bilingual education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Muhammad Ali, New York City. Board of Education, St. Vincent Hospital, Puerto Rican Civil Service Employment Association, City University of New York. Hunter College, City University of New York. Lehman College, New York University, J.H.S. 99 Julia de Burgos Junior High School
Related Places
Loiza, PR (is referenced), San Juan, PR (is referenced), El Barrio (is referenced)
Related Items
Awilda Orta Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B
Citation
Luis A. Cardona Oral History Collection, 1976-1989. Awilda Orta Interview One, Tape 1, Side A: LAC.AOrt.1a. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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