Austin Torres Fiesta de San Juan & Hispanic Day Parade Slide Collection
Scope and Contents
Austin Torres created 80 slides documenting the Hispanic / Spanish Day Parade (1958) and the Fiesta de San Juan (1959).
- Creation: 1958-1959
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Austin Torres created 80 slides documenting the Hispanic –Spanish- Day Parade (1958) and the Fiesta de San Juan (1959). The Torres family (Felipe N. and Frank Torres) were actively involved in both organization.
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Austin Torres documented the Hispanic –Spanish- Day Parade (1958) and the Fiesta de San Juan (1959) by creating 80 slides of these two events celebrations in New York City. The Torres family members, Felipe N. (1953-1962) and Frank Torres (1962-1964), father and son respectively served to the New York State Assembly representing the South Bronx same district seat The family fully supported the Hispanic Day Parade of the Americas and the Fiesta de San Juan religious festivity devoted to Saint John the Baptist.
The collection is arranged chronologically.
- Austin Torres Fiesta de San Juan & Hispanic Day Parade Slide Collection
- Archives assistants under the supervision of Pedro Juan Hernandez.
- April 2020
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