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New York (N.Y.). Board of Education

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Diana Caballero Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 33
Abstract Educator, community organizer and activist. Developed civil rights and educational reform organizations. Collection documents the right to equal educational opportunities in the Puerto Rican and Latino community of New York City, advocacy for bilingual education, community efforts to get Latino representation on the Board of Education of the City of New York, and the reform of district boards. Also provides history of the Puerto Rican/Latino Education Roundtable and the National Congress for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1999; 1967-1999

Robert García Congressional Papers

 Collection — Box 62: [Barcode: RoGa_062]
Identifier: MSS 110
Abstract This collection documents Roberts Garcia’s career as U.S. Representative of the South Bronx (1978-1990), at the time, the poorest congressional district in the country. The papers chronicle his work on the Post Office and Civil Service Committee, the Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, and his legislative work on issues of interest, such as immigration reform, bilingual education, and teen pregnancy. The collection also contains administrative and...
Dates: 1976-1994; Majority of material found within 1978-1989

Joseph Monserrat Papers

 Collection — Box 30: [Barcode: JoMo_030]
Identifier: MSS 42
Abstract

A government official and community leader. Collection contains correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, subject files, information about community organizations, and materials related to his positions on the Board of Education of the City of New York, the Migration Division of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Department of Community Affairs in the United States.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s; 1953-2005

Luis O. Reyes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 51
Abstract

Educator, scholar, activist, and university professor. Collection contains information on bilingual education and multicultural education, New York City public schools, school dropouts, language rights, minority rights, HIV/AIDS education, ASPIRA of New York, Inc., educational reform, the Board of Education of the City of New York, and numerous organizations. Consists of administrative files, letters, memoranda, notes, notebooks, minutes, reports, announcements and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s; 1961-1998

United Bronx Parents, Inc. Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5
Abstract The Records of United Bronx Parents, Inc. are an important resource for anyone studying the development of Puerto Rican community-based organizations in New York City. The records provide information on education and the public school system, community empowerment, local politics, the South Bronx, and the Puerto Rican leadership of New York City in the 1960s and 1970s. To some extent, the records also document the career of the organization's founder, Evelina López Antonetty. Types of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1983; 1966-1989



About the Collections

Our collections consist of personal papers from prominent Puerto Rican artists, elected officials, social activists, writers, as well as the records of community-based organizations. Our largest collection, the Offices of the Government of Puerto Rico in the United States (OGPRUS) Records, measures approximately 2,900 cubic feet and contains an extraordinary amount of information regarding Puerto Rican migrants and the government institutions established to assist them. The collections date from the 1890s to the present, and document Puerto Rican communities in the Northeast, Midwest, Florida, California and Hawaii.