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Juan E. Hernández Cruz Collection
Identifier: MSS 38
Abstract Juan Hernández Cruz was an activist and organizer of el Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño (the Puerto Rican Independence Party) chapter in New York City. He was one of the main spokespersons for the organization in the United Nations Decolonization Committee. This collection documents the Independence group’s efforts and Hernández Cruz’s work behind the scenes to keep Puerto Rico on the UN Committee agenda after the U.S. succeeded in removing it from its list of colonial territories in...