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Reminiscences of Carmen Martinez : oral history, 2001-2002.

Creator: Martinez, Carmen
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 62 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (37,79 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Job and Housing Coordinator, Freedom Community Resource Center.

Scope and Contents

Born Puerto Rico, immigration to United States baby; education: Hofstra College, Monroe College, Drake's Business School; family: twice widowed; career: beautician, teacher's aide, medical secretary, real estate secretary, job and housing coordinator at Freedom Community Resource Center; 9/11, realization through television coverage; post-9/11: disappointment with government response, impact on Freedom Community Resource Center, new security measures, government budget crisis, personal plans to leave NY, reflections on politics and on cultural differences between Puerto Rico and New York.


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