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Westward Migration

Westward Migration

These collections focus on Puerto Rican emigration to the United States. It includes interviews with migration officers in various parts of the country and the individuals who would become part of the diaspora. Moreover, the collections in this series also focus on the groups of Puerto Ricans that would go on to settle in California and Hawaii, starting in the 1900s as over 114 Puerto Ricans voyaged to Hawaii to work as contract laborers.