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

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Méndez talks about the passenger lists of the New York & Porto Rico Steamship Co., which includes important people from the Puerto Rican community such as Jesús Colón and Antonia Pantoja. He emphasizes that through his steamship collection he can document the movement of the diaspora from Brooklyn to the Bronx.


Date
December 9, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
José Rafael Méndez
Interviewer
Leonela Medina Baez
Duration
2m 15.0s
Location of interview

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

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JRM.2016.12.09.9
Related Keywords
Migration, Diaspora
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
New York & Porto Rico Steamship Company, Jesús Colón, Antonia Pantoja, Pedro Albizu Campos, Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Luis Muñoz Marin, Luis Muñoz Rivera, New York & Porto Rico Steamship Company
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Brooklyn (is referenced), The Bronx (is referenced), Manhattan (is referenced)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 9: JRM.2016.12.09.9. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Oct 2019.
Use Restrictions

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted

Rights Holder
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Repository
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library and Archives
Center for Puerto Rican Studies | Hunter College | 695 Park Ave | New York, NY 10065
c 2015 Center for Puerto Rican Studies | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer