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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/MarcelinaRodriguezRondon.mp3
This interview with Marcelina Rodriguez Rondon took place on September 16, 2013 in Amherst, New York and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Marcelina was born in Puerto Rico but came to Lackawanna with her parents in search of better employment…

Position: 20 (80 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/HHCphoto_LittleSpain.jpg
Little Spain Restaurant – Owned by Jose and Carmen Perez of the Spanish American Welfare Association – This restaurant was located on Wilkesbarre Street, Lackawanna, NY 14218 Circa 1950s – and was one of the first Spanish Restaurants/Bars in…

Position: 67 (46 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/HHCphoto_LaMayaguesana.jpg
La Mayagüesana Delicatessen, Jose Rullan – Proprietor – Circa 1965 – one of the first Latin American grocery stores to bring Spanish products to the early Puerto Rican/Migrant community. This business was located at 173 Ridge Road Lackawanna,…

Position: 9 (150 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JuventinoMejia.mp3
This interview with Juventino Mejia was conducted on August 2, 2012 by Stephanie Bucalo at the Lackawanna Public Library on Ridge Road in Lackawanna, NY. Juventino was born in the state of Michoacán, México and migrated to the United States, first…

Position: 38 (60 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JuanTexidor1.mp3
This interview was conducted on July 31, 2012 with Juan Texidor at his home on Pennsylvania Street in Buffalo, NY by Stephanie Bucalo. The interview took place on his front porch. There are ambient noises from passing cars and people in the…

Position: 116 (36 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JuanAlsace.mp3
Juan is 81 years old and he was born in Santo Domingo in 1931. He came to the United States in 1955 to achieve a better life for his family. He and his family spent two years in New York City before coming to Buffalo in 1958. Juan and his wife were…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JoseColon.mp3
This interview with Jose Colon took place on July 23, 2013 at his home in West Seneca, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. The interview is very difficult to understand at times, but his daughter helped share some information about both of…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JorgeReyes.mp3
This interview with Jorge Reyes, Elba Dilecki and Johnny Sanabria took place on August 13, 2013 at their summer home in Lackawanna, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Jorge and Elba (Abby) are siblings and arrived in Buffalo when their father…

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GinoRussi.mp3
This interview with Eugenio Russi took place on May 7, 2014 at Hispanics United of Buffalo and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Eugenio Russi was born in Puerto Rico and migrated to the Buffalo with his family. He describes his life back in Puerto…

Position: 76 (44 views)

http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/ErniePerez.mp3
This interview with Ernie Perez took place in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Ernie was born in Puerto Rico but moved with his family to Buffalo in 1956. He is the youngest of 20 children. Ernie’s family learned about job…

Position: 121 (35 views)

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