The owners of La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

Store owners Frank and Mary Becerra and their two children in La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop, located at 155 E. 116th Street, East Harlem (El Barrio). Businesses such as this provided goods and services to the ethnic community, maintaining ties with each other and their countries of origin. Photographs of Latin jazz and mambo musician Tito Puente and opera singer/actor Pedro Vargas are amongst those on display in the shop.


Date
1955, Date accepted
Creator
Justo A. Martí
Location

East Harlem

Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b40_f08_0001
Related Keywords
Small businesses
Related Places
El Barrio (depicts)
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. The owners of La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop: JAMa_b40_f08_0001. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 17 Jun 2019.
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