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Manuel Quiles Films, 1944-1947

Creator:
Quiles, Manuel 1908-1989
Donor:
Wood, Priscilla
Quilles, Mario
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Home movies
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1944
1944-1947
20th Century
Notes:
The spellings of the names Quiles and Quilles in this record are correct, reflecting changes in the spelling of the family name.
Photographer, artisan, sculptor, designer, and printmaker.
Summary:
Home movies documenting various events in a small, close-knit, South Bronx, New York community of Puerto Ricans who came to the mainland U.S. in the 1920s and 1930s. The films depict birthdays, weddings and Christmas celebrations.
Cite as:
Manuel Quiles Films, 1944-1947, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Weddings
Birthday parties
Christmas
Puerto Ricans
Local number:
2001.3028 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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