Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 27, Part 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Méndez talks about his collections related to Afro-Latino music, including material relating to artists like Cuban musician Arsenio Rodríguez and the Afro-Puerto Rican actor Juano Hernández. Méndez emphasizes his interest in preserving the Hispanic culture through the recognition of its major contributors.


Date
December 9, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
José Rafael Méndez
Interviewer
Leonela Medina Baez
Duration
5m 50.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

Language
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JRM.2016.12.09.27.1
Related Keywords
Musicians, Afro-Latino experience
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Arsenio Rodriguez, Rene Lopez, Henry Medina, Alora Flores, Juano Hernandez, José Ferrer, Rita Moreno
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), The Bronx (is referenced), Santo Domingo (is referenced), El Barrio (is referenced)
Related Dates
1950s, Date mentioned
1970, Date mentioned
Related Items
Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 27, Part 2
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 27, Part 1: JRM.2016.12.09.27.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 08 May 2021.
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Repository
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