Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ricardo Granillo

Object Details

Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
Ricardo Granillo, a musician, talked about his family and where they lived; growing up in San Miguel, El Salvador; moving to San Francisco at the age of 9; first impression of the United States and how it differed to his impression of the US prior to his arrival; his aspirations when he was young; arrival in North Carolina and first impression of NC; and how life has changed for him in North Carolina. Granillo talked about the origin and local reception of his Latin music band 'Carnavalito;' origin and local reception of the first Latin music radio show in North Carolina, and its influence on the community; and finding familiar foods, music, and Salvadorian community in North Carolina. Granillo described his relationship with Archbishop Oscar Romero, and his trip to the D.C. metro area which resulted in confusion about his racial identity. He also spoke about what makes him happy, proud; what lessons he learned; and what he does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Race and Latinx' and 'Local Media' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20161029.
2016 October 29
23 Video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
2 Sound recordings (MP3 Sound recording)
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Hispanic Americans
Latin Americans -- United States
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Collection Rights
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Gateways/Portales: Interview with Ricardo Granillo, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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