Tag Archives: Puerto Rican

Puerto Rican Oral History Project records now open to researchers

This collection includes recordings and transcripts of oral histories narrated by those in the Puerto Rican community of Brooklyn who arrived between 1917 and 1940. The Long Island Historical Society (now Brooklyn Historical Society) initiated the Puerto Rican Oral History … Continue reading

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City of Memory: The Porto Rico Steamship Co.

Stories from BHS’s Puerto Rican Oral History Project, 1973 – 1975 are on the map! City of Memory is an online collection of New York stories accessed through an interactive map and thematic tours and the Steamship Migration tour features … Continue reading

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Sunset Park Oral Histories

The current Public Perspectives exhibit, Living and Learning: Chinese Immigration, Restriction, and Community in Brooklyn, 1850 to Present curated by Andy Urban, features audio clips from BHS’s oral history collections – you can listen online or download the BHS podcast … Continue reading

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