Nuestras Historias

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Love Letters from Latin America …

Writing a Letter

We are interested in reading and getting copies of any letters that were exchanged between immigrants who moved to Rhode Island at any time in their lives and a family members, friend or colleague back home.


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Can you identify any of these individuals?

The photo below is of the RI Hispanic Political Action Committee (HPAC) ...

HPAC 1986_1
L-R (back row): Marcos Rico -- Julio Filomeno(??) -- Unknown

Rosario Peña -- Luis Astudillo -- Unknown

(front row) Juán Francisco -- Victor Mendóza -- Millie López -- Unknown -- Elida Araujo

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History made in Central Falls


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THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL/BOB THAYER
James A. Diossa, right, celebrates his win in Tuesday’s Central Falls mayoral election with a hug from campaign worker Bernardo Chamorro.

For Diossa, chance to open new door

On his first visit to mayor’s office, he talks about the need for cooperation and change in Central Falls

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Latino festivals in Rhode Island ...

Hispanic Festival-1986



We are looking for stories and photographs from people who attended this and other festivals at the Temple to Music through the years...

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