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Rochesters Latino Community Julio Saenz

Rochesters Latino Community

Julio Saenz

Published June 6th 2011
ISBN : 9780738575100
Paperback
127 pages
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The Rochester region traces its roots back to pioneers like Puerto Rican Domingo Delgado, a key Eastman Kodak executive of the 1890s. Like many immigrants before them, Latinos arrived in search of the better opportunities Rochester offered and by theMoreThe Rochester region traces its roots back to pioneers like Puerto Rican Domingo Delgado, a key Eastman Kodak executive of the 1890s. Like many immigrants before them, Latinos arrived in search of the better opportunities Rochester offered and by the 1950s had an established community with churches and businesses. The 1960s and 1970s brought the development of the Latino identity and foreshadowed the growing political and economic power the community wields today.La region de Rochester tiene sus ra ces en pioneros tales como el puertorrique o Domingo Delgado, un ejecutivo de Eastman Kodak de la d cada de 1890. Al igual que muchos otros immigrantes antes que ellos, los latinos llegaron en busca de las mejores oportunidades que ofrece Rochester, y al llegar la d cada de 1950 hab a una comunidad establecida con iglesias y varias empresas. Los a os 1960 y 1970 trajieron el desarrollo de la identidad latina y presagiaron el creciente poder pol tico y econ mico que la comunidad ejerce hoy en d a.