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".


Date
April 28, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
Josephine Mercado
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
1m 57.0s
Location of interview

Interview Location: DeBary, FL

Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JMer.2016.04.28.9
Related Keywords
Music, Spanish language
Related Places
DeBary, FL (interview location), El Barrio (is referenced)
Related Dates
1960s, Date mentioned
Citation
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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Repository
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