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Centro Social Mexicano on Ingham Avenue, Lackawanna NY circa 1961 Standing: Wally Tipinko, Ramon Apodaka, Woody Catowski, Ernie Matta Jr., Americo Felix, John Sanabria, Chet Nowak, Bobby Garcia. Kneeling: Tony Matta, Jackie Catowski, Carl…

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Puerto Rican Cultural Community House Swan Street, Buffalo, NY 14204

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Roberto Clemente League - PRACA Baseball Team Players marching on Niagara Street on opening day at LaSalle Park. Pictured: Julio Lozada, Eddie Sanchez, Gerry Tirado, Jorge Rodriguez, Wille Rodriguez, Pedro Magdugal

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Photograph Taken at St. Columba Roman Catholic Church on Hickory and Eagle Streets. Seated: Julia Valentin, Rosario Callado, Sylvia Rodriguez, Rafael Rodriguez, Pucho Olivencia, Msgr. Anthony Caligiuri, Judge Colucci, Sidney Harris, Pedro Maurás.…

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Los Tainos Senior Citizens Program - This was an organization initially started by a group of Seniors who implemented influential ideas in regard to Senior Services, Housing and Benefits. Anna Cotton was very influential in establishing this…

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The Puerto Rican Chicano Committee was formed by a group of university students who were active within the community in 1973. These students were looking for ways to support the community through various social services. They provided services in the…

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La Alternativa was a collaborative community organization that helped in the prevention of substance abuse with educational programs. It later became one of the three organizations that merged together to form what is today Hispanos Unidos de Búfalo…

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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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The Hispanic Women's League was formed in 1979 by a group of professional Latinas who wanted to provided financial assistance to younger Latinas to be "more than just housewives". At this time women were becoming more involved in professional careers…
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