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Picture of Maria Caban in her family's apartment in Melrose Housing Projects

Sam Marquez at '1984 NYC Marathon

Newspaper clipping of the Happy Land fire

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"The Musical Landscape of the South Bronx and the Early Years in East Harlem" outlines historically and culturally significant sites in the area.

Layway or layaway is a type of business practice in which customers paid for a store item in installments.

Colorized silhouette art curated by Bob Gumbs for the ‘Black is Beautiful: A Tribute to Elombe Brath’ exhibit at the Bronx Music Heritage Center. Referenced in interview.

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"Flyer for Hunts Point Palace with Bronx Natives Orlando Marín, Eddie Palmieri, and someone who lived in the Bronx later in his life, Tito Puente. Courtesy of Orlando Marín."

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Audio clip of Bobby Sanabria playing percussion.

Graffiti art on a truck on Freeman Street that reads: "Yo soy Boricua pa' que lo sepa!" Figure wearing a hat showing the flag of Puerto Rico is also depicted.

Featuring Bobby Sanabria & QUINTETO ABURE, Mike Eckroth - keyboard, Ian Stewart - bass, Oreste Abrantes - congas, Bobby Sanabria - drums, Peter Brainin - tenor sax, flute. Photo by Jared Guenwald.
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