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  • Collection: Hispanic Heritage History Project Oral History Interviews

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AgustinChitoOlivencia.mp3
This interview was conducted in Cheektowaga, New York on September 14, 2012. The interview was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. It is difficult to hear the interview sometimes because there is a bit of background noise. Agustín Olivencia, or…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AliciaGranto.mp3
This interview with Alicia Granto took place on August 26, 2013 in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Alicia was born in Cuba but later migrated with her family to Niagara Falls, NY. Alicia was fifteen years old when she first arrived…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AliciaPortugues.mp3
This interview with Alicia Portugues was conducted by Maritza Vega in Buffalo, NY. Alicia Portugues migrated to Buffalo with her family. Alicia focuses her interview on where she grew up in Buffalo and her time with at the Mexican Club.

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AnaVelazquez.mp3
This interview with Ana Velazquez took place on September 6, 2013 in Orchard Park, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Ana Velazquez grew up in Texas with her family until they later moved to Bay City, Michigan where her parents found new…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AndresGarcia.mp3
This interview took place on July 27, 2013 with Andres Garcia at his home in Buffalo, NY. Project historian, Stephanie Bucalo, conducted the interview. Andres was born in Puerto Rico where he spent many of his adolescent years living on the streets.…

AngeloOtero.mp3
This interview with Angelo Otero was conducted by Maritza Vega on July 28, 2014. Angelo discusses migration to Western New York, his military service and employment opportunities, and the construction of the Hispanic Veterans Memorial. Angelo is a…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/BenjaminMatta.mp3
This interview with Benjamin Matta took place on August 7, 2013 at his home in Hamburg, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Benjamin Matta was born in Puerto Rico and came to the Brooklyn with the rest of his family after his father found…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/BlancaRodriguez.mp3
This interview with Blanca Rodriguez took place August 28, 2012 at her home in Buffalo, NY by Stephanie Bucalo. Blanca arrived in Buffalo from Puerto Rico to reunite with her mother who originally moved here to start a life with her second husband.…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/CarmenRodriguez.mp3
Carmen Rodriguez was born in Puerto Rico and arrived in Buffalo to reunite with her sister. Carmen did not speak English when she arrived but could read and write. Her brother-in-law brought her to the unemployment office where she found a job…

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/CasimiroRodriguez.mp3
Cas was born in Lackawanna, NY in 1955 and his sister in 1956. Cas grew up in the Baker Home Projects, right across the street from the plant's parking lot. In 1968 his family moved to the Allentown area (Mariner Street) in Buffalo. He was born and…
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