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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/HHCphoto_1stPuertoRicanDemocraticClub.jpg
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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The 3 Kings Celebration is a large community festival taking place in January. Local organizations and/or churches organize festivities each year. Community members design costumes and decorate various venues to celebrate the arrival of the 3 Kings.

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65th Infantry Regiment “The Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal. H.R. 1726 Signed into Law by President Barack H. Obama in 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC.

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65th Infantry Regiment “The Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal. Buffalo Native Juan B. Negron and 65th Infantry Regiment Veterans greeted by President Barack, Obama. At the White House 2014, Local Borinqueneer.Buffalo Native Juan B. Negron…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AgustinChitoOlivencia.mp3
This interview was conducted in Cheektowaga, New York on September 14, 2012. The interview was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. It is difficult to hear the interview sometimes because there is a bit of background noise. Agustín Olivencia, or…

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The Agustín "Pucho" Center was organized on the East Side of Buffalo. It was constructed by its own members in 1969. The center provided a venue for community events such as dances, weddings, funerals and other gatherings. The center was named after…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/AliciaGranto.mp3
This interview with Alicia Granto took place on August 26, 2013 in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Alicia was born in Cuba but later migrated with her family to Niagara Falls, NY. Alicia was fifteen years old when she first arrived…

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Ana Cotton is one of the most well known female leaders in the Hispanic community. She was one of the founders of the Los Tainos Center for Senior Citizens. She was "everybody's mom".

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Ana Cotton is one of the most well known female leaders in the Hispanic community. She was one of the founders of the Los Tainos Center for Senior Citizens. She was "everybody's mom".

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/HHCphoto_Lascompaneras.jpg
Spanish American Welfare Association, Las Compañeras, circa 1950s, The wives of the members.

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