Interview One with Esperanza Martell on April 25, 2018

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Martell discusses her childhood and participation in youth organizations, learning about Marxism and becoming an activist and community organizer. 00:01:00 Martell discusses her early life moving from Puerto Rico at a young age to New York. 00:25:00 Martell describes being involved with youth groups and community organizations. 00:46:00 Martell discusses becoming politically active at a young age and learning about Marxism. 00:01:04 Martell discusses her involvement with El Comite-MINP. 01:21:00 Martel describes her experience as a woman and working on human rights and rights for political prisoners.


Date
April 25, 2018, Recording date
Interviewee
Esperanza Martell
Interviewer
Andrew Viñales
Duration
1h 40m 3.0s
Location of interview

695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
EMar.2018.04.25.fullinterview
Related Keywords
Migration, Colonialism, Human rights, Political activism, Socialism, Communism
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Federico Garcia Lorca, Richie Pérez, Américo Badillo, Rose Muzio, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Venceremos Brigade, Young Lords, El Comité-MINP, Latin Women's Collective, PS 87, W.E.B. Du Bois Clubs of America, Goddard Riverside Community Center
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Puerto Rico (is referenced), El Barrio (is referenced), Upper West Side (is referenced), Cuba (is referenced)
Related Dates
1940s, Date mentioned
1950s, Date mentioned
1970s, Date mentioned
Related Items
Interview Two with Esperanza Martell on May 23, 2018
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview One with Esperanza Martell on April 25, 2018: EMar.2018.04.25.fullinterview. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Sep 2019.
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Repository
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