Interview with Juan Cartagena on July 16, 2013, Segment 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Cartagena reflects on his birthplace and family background. He was raised in an Italian neighborhood in Jersey City, and describes how the Puerto Rican culture evolved from almost not being recognized to becoming part of the community. He describes the high school he attended, and his large extended family in which he was raised.


Date
July 16, 2013, Recording date
Interviewee
Juan Cartagena
Interviewer
Sarah Molinari
Duration
14m 45.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JCar.2013.07.16.1
Related Keywords
Public schools, Catholicism, Religion, Families, Birthplace, Community, Food and cooking
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Juanita Aponte, Juan Cartagena, Aida Cartagena, Jordan-Bobison, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU)
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Cayey, PR (is referenced), Jersey City, NJ (is referenced), New York (is referenced)
Related Dates
1960 – 1970, Date mentioned
1972 – 1974, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Juan Cartagena on July 16, 2013, Segment 1: JCar.2013.07.16.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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