Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 3

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Colón reflects on his move to Florida as a safe place for his son, to have a better way of life. Colón describes the jobs he has held, his love for veterans, and how much he has loved helping them. He displays his personal Puerto Rican archival donations, and also describes his recreational activities, like building motorcycles and working with his hands.


Date
September 19, 2014, Recording date
Interviewee
Lewis Colón
Interviewer
Shakti Castro
Duration
11m 47.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LCol.2014.09.19.3
Related Keywords
Employment, Veterans, Higher education, Recreation
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
American Legion, City University of New York. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Jacobi Medical Center, McDonald's Corporation, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, AMVETS
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Davy (is referenced), The Bronx (is referenced), Panamá (is referenced), Margate (is referenced)
Related Dates
1972, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 3: LCol.2014.09.19.3. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Oct 2019.
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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted

Rights Holder
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Repository
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library and Archives
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