Interview Two with Rosendo Acosta on February 17 1984

CENTRO: Puerto Ricans in New York - Voices of the Migration

Acosta explains more about how life was for him after migrating to New York City, facing discrimination for being Puerto Rican, becoming a musician, and his views on World War II.


Date
February 17, 1984, Recording date
Interviewee
Rosendo Acosta
Interviewer
Ricardo Campos
Duration
28m 12.0s
Location of interview

Brooklyn, NY

Language
Spanish
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
PRNYVM.RAco.1984.2.17.2
Related Keywords
Migrants, Discrimination, WWII, Music, Identity
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Carlos Tapia, Herbert Hoover, Rafael Hernández Colón, Ramón Colón, Theodore Roosevelt, Jesús Colón, United Nations, Madison Square Garden
Related Places
Brooklyn (interview location), Río Piedras (is referenced), Guánica, PR (is referenced), Central Park (is referenced)
Related Dates
1920 – 1984, Date mentioned
Related Items
Interview One with Rosendo Acosta on February 17 1984
Interview Three with Rosendo Acosta on February 27 1984
Interview Four with Rosendo Acosta on February 27 1984
Interview Five with Rosendo Acosta on February 27 1984
Citation
CENTRO: Puerto Ricans in New York - Voices of the Migration. Interview Two with Rosendo Acosta on February 17 1984: PRNYVM.RAco.1984.2.17.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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