Interview with Juan Cartagena on July 16, 2013, Segment 5

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Cartagena reflects on his origins in the workplace, trying to fit in as a law student at Columbia University. Cartagena shares how he became involved with the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, and how it helped shape his identity as a lawyer in the community that he served.


Date
July 16, 2013, Recording date
Interviewee
Juan Cartagena
Interviewer
Sarah Molinari
Duration
15m 46.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JCar.2013.07.16.5
Related Keywords
LGBT, Civil rights, Discrimination, Housing, Higher education, Law
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Cesar Perales, Victor Marrero, Jorge Batista, Edward Soto Lopez, Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund, Columbia University
Related Places
Minnesota (is referenced), Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location)
Related Dates
1972 – 1978, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Juan Cartagena on July 16, 2013, Segment 5: JCar.2013.07.16.5. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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