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Melanie Maldonado, founder of Puerto Rican Organization for the Performing Arts (PROPA) and organizer of the Bomba Research Conference on day 1 of the 5th BRC.

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Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera.

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Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera welcomed PROPA and the 5th Bomba Research Conference to the family home, and current museum and historical site dedicated to Ismael Rivera.

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Participants of the 5th Bomba Research Conference stopping for photos with Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera and sister of Ismael Rivera.

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Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera guided visitors through the historic site of Ismael Rivera's family home, and told stories behind the artifacts and items on display.

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Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of Fundación Ismael Rivera, stops to take photos with 5th Bomba Research Conference Participants during their visit to the Foundation's home base, the preserved childhood home of Ismael Rivera.

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Eugenia "Ivelisse" Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of Fundación Ismael Rivera, legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer, speaks with guests touring the foundation during the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Chair of Doña Margot, full name Margarita Rivera García, on display at Fundación Ismael Rivera. Doña Margot was the mother of Ismael Rivera. A full biography of Doña Margot is available in spanish at: https://prpop.org/biografias/dona-margot/

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Mural seen on Calle Calma neighborhood walking tour of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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A resident of Calle Calma who stopped to talk to participants of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Close up of a sculpture in progress depicting the legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer Ismael Rivera also known as "Maelo" and "el sonero mayor"

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A sculpture in progress depicting the legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer Ismael Rivera also known as "Maelo" and "el sonero mayor", seen on the Calle Calma neighborhood tour on Day 1 of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Jorge Emmanuelli Náter shows the site of a future mural on Calle Calma in Santurce, Puerto Rico, where a mural dediacated to Ismael Rivera, had been vandalized earlier in the year.

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Raíces Cultural Center co-founder and Director Francisco G. Gómez taking notes at the 5th Bomba Research Conference neighborhood tour of Calle Calma.

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Calle Ismael Rivera, also called Calle Calma, where the legenday singer and composer Ismael Rivera grew up.

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Raíces Cultural Center co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines at Calle Ismael Rivera (a.k.a. "Calle Calma") on day 1 of the 5th Bomba Research Conference in 2013.
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