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Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Monument, Ground Breaking Marker, Located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park and was erected by the Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Inc. This is the Ground Breaking…

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This interview took place in Vidal’s home in Buffalo, NY. Alma Carrillo conducted the interview. Vidal was born September 22, 1931. He came to Buffalo originally from Puerto Rico looking for more opportunity. He arrived in Western New York in 1951,…

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This interview with Ventura Colon was conducted by Maritza Vega on August 3, 2014. Ventura Colon arrived in Buffalo as a child in 1956. He grew up on the East Side in a predominantly Italian and Puerto Rican community. At the time, the East Side was…

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The Unión Puertorriqueña de Ayuda Mutua was an organization formed to help newly arrived Hispanics/Latinos to the region. They provided translation services as well as assistance going to places such as the doctor's office or governmental entities…

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Team sponsored by the Puerto Rican Community House

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Team sponsored by the Puerto Rican Community House

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In 1985, the Hispanic community decided to dedicate American Legion Post 1928 in the honor of Gabriel A. Rodriguez who served in military during Vietnam but later took his own life due to untreated PTSD. The community has always remembered Gabriel as…

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Members of Primer Iglesias de Asambleas Cristianas Pentecostal, Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY

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Musical performances were integral parts of Hispanic celebrations. Super Trio was a popular performance group in the local Hispanic community.
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