Hispanic Week Launch event at the Ferguson Library in 1987

Title

Hispanic Week Launch event at the Ferguson Library in 1987

Description

Video recording of the launch event for the inaugural Hispanic Week in Stamford, Connecticut. The event was hosted by Galdino Velasco and held at the auditorium of the main branch of The Ferguson Library on September 13, 1987. Israel Cortes was awarded the first Stamford Hispanic Man of the Year award. Isela Williams received a scholarship from Tacos Guadalajara presented by Galdino Velasco and his son.
Notable people present were: Thom Serrani, Stamford Mayor; Richard Blumenthal, State Representative for Stamford, Daniel Guido, newly elected Chief of Police; and Christel Truglia, widow of the late State Senator Anthony Truglia.

Creator

Hispanic Heritage Organization
Hispanic United Organization

Publisher

The Ferguson Library

Date

1987-09-13

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Format

video/mp4

Language

Spanish
English

Identifier

FL.video.001

Coverage

Stamford (Conn.)
Twentieth century

Original Format

VHS recording
Digitized to uncompressed AVI and then converted and compressed to MP4

Duration

00:59:24

Compression

MPEG-4

Citation

Hispanic Heritage Organization and Hispanic United Organization, “Hispanic Week Launch event at the Ferguson Library in 1987,” Ferguson Digital Archives, accessed September 20, 2019, http://www.fergusonlibraryarchive.org/items/show/7477.

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