Interview with Bob Cortes on April 27, 2016, Segment 3

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Cortes discusses working in his father's textile business once the family returned to Puerto Rico and how he learned many different parts of the business helping his family. He discusses meeting his wife in Dorado, PR and how the couple's first child was born with Cerebral Palsy. Their son's condition prompted the family to move to Greenville, South Carolina for his treatment before eventually relocating to Altamonte Springs, Florida.


Date
April 27, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
Bob Cortes
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
6m 31.0s
Location of interview

Florida

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
BCor.2016.04.27.3
Related Keywords
Children, Small businesses, Hospitals
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Playtex International, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Playtex International, Shriners Hospitals for Children
Related Places
Dorado, PR (is referenced), Altamonte Springs, FL (is referenced), Greenville, SC (is referenced)
Related Dates
1985, Date mentioned
1989, Date mentioned
1990, Date mentioned
1980s, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Bob Cortes on April 27, 2016, Segment 3: BCor.2016.04.27.3. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Aug 2019.
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