Audio Recording Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York, October 19, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

About this Item

Title
Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York, October 19, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
Contributor Names
Quintero, Michael (Interviewer)
Rosado, Nilson (Interviewee)
Created / Published
October 19, 2001
Subject Headings
-  September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
-  Immigrants--United States
-  Interviews
-  Personal narratives
-  New York -- New York
Genre
Interviews
Personal narratives
Notes
-  Sound Recording, Non-Music.
-  Interviewee occupation: Student.
-  Poor audio quality.
-  Interview conducted in Spanish.
-  Summary: Nilson Rosado, a native of Santo Domingo, worked near the World Trade Center as a concierge when the September 11 terrorist attacks occurred. He heard a loud crash which he thought was a missile. He stood at his post under the falling debris where the street filled with ash and people fled the scene. He aided a woman separated from her daughter. He watched rescue workers mobilized as the streets filled with police, firefighters and ambulances. It took hours to walk home to the Bronx. Now, he is vigilant during his commute and describes the nightlife of New York as quiet. He sees a more united America, but fears Latinos will suffer from tighter emigration restrictions and more difficulty gaining citizenship.
Medium
Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 2001/015: sr248a
Source Collection
September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc2001015.sr248a01
Online Format
audio

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Credit line

September 11, 2001 Documentary Project collection (AFC 2001/015), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

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Chicago citation style:

Quintero, Michael, and Nilson Rosado. Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York,part 1 of 2. 2001. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc911000102/.

APA citation style:

Quintero, M. & Rosado, N. (2001) Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York,part 1 of 2. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc911000102/.

MLA citation style:

Quintero, Michael, and Nilson Rosado. Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York,part 1 of 2. 2001. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc911000102/>.