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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.…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/EnriquePadilla.mp3
This interview took place on September 15, 2012 with Enrique Padilla Sr. and Jr. at Enrique Jr.’s home on Woodside Avenue in Buffalo, NY. Enrique Sr. was born in Puerto Rico and migrated to Michigan in 1949. He later migrated again to Brooklyn, NY…

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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…

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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/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…

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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…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/MariaAlvira.mp3
This interview with Maria Alvira took place on October 27, 2012 in West Seneca, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Maria came with her family from Eagle Pass, Texas to Lackawanna, NY. After moving around to different states and farms, Maria…

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RosaAviles.mp3
This interview with Rosa Aviles took place on September 13, 2012 at the Lackawanna Public Library and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Rosa Aviles was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Buffalo at the age of 10 years old in 1953. She attended the…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/OliviaPadilla.mp3
This interview with Olivia Padilla took place on April 22, 2014 in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo and Casimiro Rodriguez. Olivia Padilla was born in Lackawanna to Spanish parents who migrated to the region after passing through…

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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…

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