Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 17

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Méndez explains how he connects the New York & Porto Rico Steamship Co. collection with the history of the Puerto Rican diaspora in the United States. He also emphasizes the significance of collecting material objects which have a direct connection with passengers’ identities.


Date
December 9, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
José Rafael Méndez
Interviewer
Leonela Medina Baez
Duration
3m 56.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JRM.2016.12.09.17
Related Keywords
Diaspora, Migration
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
New York & Porto Rico Steamship Company, New York & Porto Rico Steamship Company
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 17: JRM.2016.12.09.17. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 17 Oct 2019.
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Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Repository
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