The way it was, and other writings / Jesús Colón ; edited with an introductory essay by Edna Acosta-Belén and Virginia Sánchez Korrol

Author(s): Colón, Jesús, 1901-
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Subjects: Puerto Ricans--New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs
Colon, Jesus, 1901-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houston : Arte Publico Press, 1993
Series: Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project publication
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: 127 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface 7
The World of Jesus Colon / Edna Acosta-Belen, Virginia Sanchez Korrol 13
Pt. I. The Way It Was
Castor Oil: Simple or Compound 33
Jesus Is Graduating Tonight 37
The Silent Contest 39
The Head on the Statue of Liberty 41
Nice to Have Friends in All Walks of Life 42
A Bright Child Asks a Question 46
He Couldn't Guess My Name 47
Dalmau 49
Angels in My Hometown Church 53
The Meanest Man in My Hometown 55
The Fanguito Is Still There 57
Pt. II. Other Writings
The Two United States 61
The Jewish People and Us 65
Bitter Sugar: Why Puerto Ricans Leave Home 67
My Wife Does Not Work 69
Pilgrimage of Prayer 74
Phrase Heard on a Bus 77
Little Rock 80
A Growing Minority 84
Colonial Showplace 86
The Meaning of Algebra 88
The Negro in Puerto Rican History 90
The Negro in Puerto Rico Today 93
Puerto Rican Migrant Labor 96
Arthur Schomburg and Negro History 98
Statement by Jesus Colon to the Walter Committee on Un-American Activities 100
Biographical Chronology 103
Bibliography of Jesus Colon's Writings 105
List of Photographs 125
About the Editors 127
Additional Authors: Acosta-Belén, Edna
Sánchez Korrol, Virginia
Notes: LCCN: 92042443 //r96
ISBN: 1558850570 :$12.00
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 27187338
ISBN/ISSN: 1558850570