Adam Collado, 2013 September 7
Adam Collado was born to a Puerto Rican mother and a Dominican father in New York City. He grew up in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn and received a B.A. in economics from Brooklyn College in New York City. He worked as a technology coordinator at a high school in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Scope and Contents
In the interview, Collado discusses his parents' adolescent years, courtship, and marriage; educational experiences in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn; employment in New York City public high schools; relatives' experiences with drug trafficking and addiction in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn; and childhood exposure to violent crime in East New York. Interview conducted by Charis Shafer.
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Access to the interview is available onsite at the Brooklyn Historical Society's Othmer Library. The Brooklyn Historical Society does not have permission to license oral history audio recordings or transcripts to third parties.