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Dr. Ricardo E. Alegría: Father of Modern Puerto Rican Archaeology

by Efrain Nieves Dr. Ricardo E. Alegría Gallardo was born on April 14, 1921 in San Juan Puerto Rico. His father,  José S. Alegría, was vice president and co-founder of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and taught him to love his history and culture. Alegría first studied at the University of Puerto Rico and found Alpha Beta Chi fraternity in 1941. After […]

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