Interview with Amaury Diaz on April 15, 2016, Segment 1
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Diaz discusses his early life starting with his birth in Puerto Rico, his moved to New York and attending elementary school in the Bronx where he was exposed to different art facets. He goes on to discuss joining the Army and seeing the segregation and discrimination that his fellow Puerto Ricans peers suffered.
April 15, 2016, Recording date
Location of interview
Art, Military service, Segregation
Individuals or Organizations MentionedElvis Presley
, Martin Luther King, Jr.
, United States. Army
Related PlacesOrlando, FL
(interview location), Juncos, PR
(is referenced), The Bronx
(is referenced), Fort Dix
(is referenced), Fort Knox
(is referenced), Fort Rucker
1937, Date mentioned
1956, Date mentioned
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Amaury Diaz on April 15, 2016, Segment 1: ADia.2016.04.15.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Aug 2020.
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