The owners of La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985
Store owners Frank and Mary Becerra and their two children in La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop, located at 155 E. 116th Street, East Harlem (El Barrio). Businesses such as this provided goods and services to the ethnic community, maintaining ties with each other and their countries of origin. Photographs of Latin jazz and mambo musician Tito Puente and opera singer/actor Pedro Vargas are amongst those on display in the shop.
1955, Date accepted
CreatorJusto A. Martí
Photograph: b & w photographs
Related PlacesEl Barrio
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. The owners of La Virgen del Carmen Jewelry and Record Shop: JAMa_b40_f08_0001. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Sep 2020.
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