Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  • DONATE

Latino Americans | Clip | Puerto Rico to New York

In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans. In the late 1940's Puerto Rico rolled out, "Operation Bootstrap" that lured American companies to the island to set up production for cheaper labor. Many people still left for better opportunities in New York.

AIRED: 9/23/2013 |
THIRTEEN Passport | A benefit of membership | Activate Now
Membership Promo

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

CONNECT WITH THIRTEEN