Felipe N. Torres was the first Puerto Rican elected New York State Assemblyman representing the 5th District of the Bronx County

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

Felipe N. Torres was the first Puerto Rican elected New York State Assemblyman representing the 5th District of the Bronx County. In this photograph, he is flanked by Raymond González (POSITION) and Higinio Reyes, officials of the PRMA, while addressing the audience at the organization’s headquarters on September 11, 1960.


Date
September 11, 1960, Date accepted
Creator
Justo A. Martí
Location

183 Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212

Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b79_f01_0007
Related Keywords
Bodegas, Small businesses, Community-based organizations, Leaders
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Puerto Rican Merchants Association
Related Places
Brownsville (was created at)
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. Felipe N. Torres was the first Puerto Rican elected New York State Assemblyman representing the 5th District of the Bronx County: JAMa_b79_f01_0007. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Sep 2019.
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