Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 6

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Méndez discusses the impact that he wants the New York & Porto Rico Steamship Co. collection to have. He views the collection as showing the beginning of the relationship between the Puerto Rican diaspora and the United States. Méndez also refers to articles which revealed the types of discrimination that the passengers faced during the trips.


Date
December 9, 2016, Recording date
Interviewee
José Rafael Méndez
Interviewer
Leonela Medina Baez
Duration
5m 9.0s
Location of interview

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

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
JRM.2016.12.09.6
Related Keywords
Migration, Diaspora, Discrimination
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Philadelphia (is referenced)
Related Dates
1920s, Date mentioned
1930s, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with José Rafael Méndez on December 9, 2016, Segment 6: JRM.2016.12.09.6. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 06 Aug 2020.
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Repository
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