Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 14, 2015, Segment 2
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Diaz narrates the adaptation of his family to New York City. He mentions challenges his mother faced such as language barrier, lack of access to education, and how the Puerto Rican local Pentecostal church helped her to adapt and find a social space in New York City.
October 14, 2015, Recording date
Location of interview
695 Park Ave., New York, NY
Catholicism, Migrants, Bodegas, Religion, Church, Great Migration
Individuals or Organizations MentionedCity of New York Police Department
Related PlacesCenter for Puerto Rican Studies
(interview location), The Bronx
(is referenced), El Barrio
(is referenced), Aguadilla, PR
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 14, 2015, Segment 2: NDia.2015.10.14.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 08 Aug 2020.
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