Collection CHC5342 - Immigrant Archive Project Interviews

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CHC5342

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Immigrant Archive Project Interviews

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47 Items

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The Immigrant Archive Project is an independent national initiative dedicated to preserving the life stories of America's immigrant population by recording, in their own words, the intimate stories of immigrants of all nations. The content of these interviews will be shared with listeners via radio, television, internet, and traveling educational as well as art installations.

The project hopes to preserve the struggles, dreams and accomplishments of America's vast and diverse immigrant population so that future generations may learn from their collective experience.

The Immigrant Archive Project has been established by Latino Broadcasting Company (LBC), a minority owned, nationally syndicated radio network.

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The Immigrant Archive Project Interviews contain DVD copies of interviews with Cuban and Cuban-Americans for the Immigrant Archive Project, produced by the Latino Broadcasting Company. Interviews in the Cuban Heritage Collection holdings include actor Tony Plana, congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and writer Carlos Moore, among others.

Links to short video clips of the interviews on the Immigrant Archive Project website can be found in the interview list in this finding aid. Full interviews on DVD are available for viewing at the Cuban Heritage Collection.

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New material is added to the collection as it is received.

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This collection is open for research.

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All rights reserved by the Latino Broadcasting Company.  Requests to use any content from this collection must be directed to the rights owner.

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  • Spanish
  • English

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Gift of Tony Hernández, September 2013 and April 2014.

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