Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 2

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Colón states that the military gave him structure, and taught him how to be a better person and a better father. He had a family history in the military, with five uncles who served at the same time. Being in the military also gave him the opportunity to travel, and he was very proud to have served.


Date
September 19, 2014, Recording date
Interviewee
Lewis Colón
Interviewer
Shakti Castro
Duration
11m 48.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LCol.2014.09.19.2
Related Keywords
Military service, Korean War, Families, Veterans, Military service
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
José Vicente Colón, Felix Colón Santana, United States. Navy, Bronx County (N.Y.). District Attorney's Office
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Puerto Rico (is referenced), Panamá (is referenced), Italy (is referenced), France (is referenced), Spain (is referenced), Paraguay (is referenced), Ecuador (is referenced), Colombia (is referenced), Mexico (is referenced), Uruguay (is referenced)
Related Dates
1919, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Lewis Colón on September 19, 2014, Segment 2: LCol.2014.09.19.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 21 Sep 2019.
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Repository
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