Meet the Author: Dr. Victor Vazquez Hernandez

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Meet the Author: Dr. Victor Vazquez Hernandez

Saturday, 5/6/17
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
Taller Puertorriqueno
2600 N. 5th St.
19133 Philadelphia , PA
Pennsylvania

Join Taller Puertorriqueño and author Dr. Victor Vazquez-Hernandez on May 6 as they present Before the Wave: Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia, 1910-1945. The program explores the social history of the genesis of the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia with a special emphasis on the interwar years (1919-1941). Dr. Vazquez-Hernandez connects the community’s origins to the mass migration of the post-WW II years when Puerto Ricans consolidated their presence in Philadelphia (1945-1985).

The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and refreshments will be served. Free parking is also available. 

About the speaker: Dr. Vazquez-Hernandez taught history at Temple University and serves as the co-editor of the anthology, The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Historical Perspectives.


The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is a promotional partner of this program.

 

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To register for this free event, please visit: http://tallerpr.org/event/meet-the-author-dr-victor-vazquez-hernandez/