Interview with Dennis Freytes on February 24, 2017, Segment 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Freytes speaks about how his childhood was defined by his father's active involvement in the United States Army, as a soldier of the 65th Infantry Regiment, called the Borinqueneers, and his mother's background in social work. Freytes mentions that during his childhood, while traveling and living in different states, he saw prevalent racism toward Blacks but not toward Puerto Ricans.


Date
February 24, 2017, Recording date
Interviewee
Dennis Freytes
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
9m 7.0s
Location of interview

Windermere, Florida

Language
English, Spanish
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
DFre.2017.02.24.1
Related Keywords
Military service, Soldiers, Discrimination
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Sergio Freytes Mendez, Gloria Gonzalez Marrero Rosario, Celeste Freytes, University of Puerto Rico, United States. Army. Infantry Division, 65th 
Related Places
Puerto Rico (is referenced), South Carolina (is referenced), Georgia (is referenced), Alabama (is referenced), Ciales, PR (is referenced), Río Piedras (is referenced), Manatí, PR (is referenced), Jayuya, PR (is referenced), Windermere, FL (interview location)
Related Dates
1950 – 1965, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Dennis Freytes on February 24, 2017, Segment 1: DFre.2017.02.24.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Jul 2019.
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Repository
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