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This interview with José Pizarro was conducted by Maritza Vega on July 28, 2014 in Buffalo, NY. José Pizarro is a Puerto Rican Vietnam War Veteran who later went on to become deeply involved with the Hispanic community in the City of Buffalo. José…
Stephanie Berrios, Adelaida Lely Dones and Srta. Carrion at the Puerto Rican Cultural Community Center, 361 Swan St., Buffalo, NY
The Spanish American Welfare Association was an organization established by the Spanish community to be a place where the community could hold events and gather in unity.
Members Spanish American Welfare Association (SAWA), in 1919, Marcos Gomez immigrated from Spain to America, and he later help found the SAWA. The group purchased a building on Ridge Road for its meetings and events in 1924. The site was the former…
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Moises Mendez, Member Spanish-American Welfare Club – Ridge Road in Lackawanna, NY
Jamie Nunó wrote the Mexican national anthem.
1st Grease Pole Climb (El Palo Encebao) at the Centro Social Puertorriqueño. Est. 1969, 261 Swan Street, Buffalo, NY 14204, Today known as the oldest ethnic festival in WNY, celebrated every year in the month of July on the grounds of Pucho…
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