Interview with Josephine Mercado on April 28 2016, Segment 9
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Mercado talks about how her mother had a big selection of Spanish musical records in her house playing all day. She discusses how she stopped speaking Spanish when she entered elementary school, in part due to the comment she heard as a child "You are in America, speak English".
April 28, 2016, Recording date
Location of interview
Interview Location: DeBary, FL
Music, Spanish language
Related PlacesDeBary, FL
(interview location), El Barrio
1960s, Date mentioned
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Josephine Mercado on April 28 2016, Segment 9: JMer.2016.04.28.9. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Oct 2019.
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