Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 5

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Colón displays family archival materials of his uncle, José Vicente Colón, who served in the Korean war, and the medals and honors that he won for his service. Colón also reflects on his grandfather, Felix Colón Santana, who also served in the military, and belonged to the Masons.


Date
September 19, 2014, Recording date
Interviewee
Lewis Colón
Interviewer
Shakti Castro
Duration
3m 34.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LCol.2014.09.19.5
Related Keywords
Families, Korean War, Higher education, Military service, Awards, Veterans, WWI
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
José Vicente Colón, Felix Colón Santana, United States. Army, Freemasons
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Puerto Rico (is referenced), Vieques, PR (is referenced), Canary Islands (is referenced), Spain (is referenced), Morocco (is referenced)
Related Dates
1930s, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 5: LCol.2014.09.19.5. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Aug 2019.
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Rights Holder
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Repository
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library and Archives
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