Interview with Amaury Diaz on April 15, 2016, Segment 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Diaz discusses his early life starting with his birth in Puerto Rico, his moved to New York and attending elementary school in the Bronx where he was exposed to different art facets. He goes on to discuss joining the Army and seeing the segregation and discrimination that his fellow Puerto Ricans peers suffered.


Date
April 15, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
Amaury Diaz
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
12m 37.0s
Location of interview

Orlando, FL

Language
English, Spanish
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
ADia.2016.04.15.1
Related Keywords
Art, Military service, Segregation
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Elvis Presley, Martin Luther King, Jr., United States. Army
Related Places
Orlando, FL (interview location), Juncos, PR (is referenced), The Bronx (is referenced), Fort Dix (is referenced), Fort Knox (is referenced), Fort Rucker (is referenced)
Related Dates
1937, Date mentioned
1956, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Amaury Diaz on April 15, 2016, Segment 1: ADia.2016.04.15.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Jul 2019.
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Repository
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