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Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with the Lizandro Artiles, owner of Amigolandia, a sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico where the owner is as passionate about music as he is about sports.

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A djembe drum and two batá on display at Amigolandia sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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A variety of drums and percussion instruments on display in Amigolandia sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, where the owner loves music as much as he loves sports.

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Conga head on display at Amigolandia Sports Bar with saying "Music is the soul of the people."

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Mountains around Arroyo, Puerto Rico, seen from a street near the waterfront.

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An old wooden house in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Old US Customs House in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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This theater in Arroyo, Puerto Rico is where the Panel of Elders, Witnesses & Descendants of Old-Style Bomba was held.

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House near the waterfront in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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The Malecón de Arroyo, or Pier of Arroyo.

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Inlet along the waterfront in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Statue at the Malecon de Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Pier of Arroyo. All events held on the second day of the 5th Bomba Research Conference were held in Arroyo.

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Ruins of the house at La Henriqueta, the site of the former Lind family sugarcane plantation in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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The land where the former Lind family sugarcane plantation stood in Arroyo, Puerto Rico is now property of the electric company and there is no on-site indication of its historic significance. If not for events and programs like the 5th Bomba…

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Participants of the 5th Bomba Research Conference on a historic site tour at the grounds of La Henriqueta.

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Ruins of the house of the enslaver at "La Henriqueta" in Arroyo, Puerto Rico. The ruins were still visible during the 5th Bomba Research Conference in 2013, but post-Hurricane María, the land is completely overgrown and the ruins have been reclaimed…

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This land is where the former enslaver Eduardo Lind lived. It was once a sugar plantation called "La Henriqueta". This property was visited by the attendees of the 5th Bomba Research Conference as "an opportunity for site-specific learning where…

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Attendees of the 5th BRC on the trolley provided by the Centro Cultural de Arroyo to tour the historic site of the Lind family plantation, "La Henriqueta".

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Attendees of the 5th BRC visited the ruins of La Henriqueta, thanks to the generous donation of a bus by the municipality of Arroyo. According to PROPA director Melanie Maldonado, "PROPA’s BRC first utilized these southern ruins in 2013 to create an…

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Conference attendee and supporter Kelly Archbold with Doña Ana Rodríguez, one of the panelists from the "Panel de testigos oculares y descendientes de la bomba antigua" (Panel of eyewitnesses and descendants of historic bomba from the early 20th…

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Raíces Cultural Center director Francisco G. Gómez with Doña Ana Rodríguez, a panelist from the "Panel de testigos oculares y descendientes de la bomba antigua" (Panel of eyewitnesses and descendants of historic bomba from the early 20th century).

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Doña Carmen Cora and Don Edwin Brenes, panelists from the "Panel de testigos oculares y descendientes de la bomba antigua" (Panel of eyewitnesses and descendants of historic bomba from the early 20th century).

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PROPA founder and 5th Bomba Research Conference organizer Melanie Maldonado with Doña Ana Rodríguez and Doña Carmen Cora, panelists who shared eyewitness accounts and stories from historic bomba of the mid-early 20th Century.
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