Pioneros II Puerto Ricans in NY 1948-1998

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The authors, director and archivist, respectively, at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, have put together a fascinating historical picture of Puerto Ricans who moved to New York almost a century ago.

Following World War II, Puerto Ricans moved to New York in record numbers and joined a community of compatriots who had emigrated decades before or were born in diaspora. In a series of vivid images, experience their stories and struggles, culture and values, entrepreneurship, and civic, political, and educational gains.

By Felix V. Matos-Rodriguez and Pedro Juan Hernandez, Bilingual, Softcover, 128 Pages, 2010.