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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/FatherAntonioRodriguez.mp3
This interview took place on July 31, 2012 at the West Seneca Library in West Seneca, NY. The interview was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo and accompanied by Casimiro Rodriguez. Father Antonio Rodriguez is a Spanish-born priest who was assigned to the…

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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/PedroMauras.mp3
Pedro Maurás was born in Puerto Rico and worked on a sugar plantation until he received notice from his brother that there were well paying jobs in Buffalo. Pedro migrated to Buffalo without a formal education but eventually found employment on a…

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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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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/NoemiVelazquez.mp3
This interview with Noemi Velazquez took place on July 23, 2014 in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Maritza Vega. Noemi was born in Puerto Rico and migrated with her family to Western New York. Noemi explains why so many Puerto Ricans migrated to 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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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/JesusPadilla.mp3
This interview with Jesus Padilla was conducted on July 1, 2013 at the Niagara Branch Library by Stephanie Bucalo and Alma Carrillo. Jesus was born in Puerto Rico but migrated to Western New York with his parents when he was 6 years old. Initially…

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http://workfiles.buffalolib.org/VenturaColon.mp3
This interview with Ventura Colon was conducted by Maritza Vega on August 3, 2014. Ventura Colon arrived in Buffalo as a child in 1956. He grew up on the East Side in a predominantly Italian and Puerto Rican community. At the time, the East Side was…

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MiguelSantos.mp3
This interview with Miguel Santos took place on March 1, 2012 in Buffalo, NY and was conducted by Stephanie Bucalo. Miguel arrived in Buffalo to find that there was a growing Hispanic population and became actively involved in supporting it. Miguel…

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