Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund (New York, N.Y.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
ASPIRA of New York Records
The Records of ASPIRA of New York, Inc. are an integral resource for the study of early and innovative efforts to aid and increase the educational attainment of Puerto Rican and Latino youth in New York City. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, flyers, clippings, proposals, reports, speeches, videotapes, slides and financial statements.
Frank Bonilla Papers
The Frank Bonilla Papers are an important resource for the continued study of the career and contributions of this most seminal of individuals in the fields of Puerto Rican Studies, Latin American Studies and Political Science. The materials in this collection consist of personal documents, clippings, photographs, remarks, speeches, writings, awards, certificates and correspondence.
Robert García Congressional Papers
Anthony "Tony" López Papers
The Anthony López Papers highlight the life and work of a charismatic community leader, with a demonstrated commitment to educational opportunity and leadership development for Latino youth, as evidenced by his years at ASPIRA of New York, Inc., among other organizations. The collection consists of letters, clippings, flyers, memoranda, minutes, reports, photographs, proposals, programs, newsletters and notes.
Muriel Pagán Escuela Bilingüe Collection
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) Records
Founded in 1972, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) is the major civil rights advocacy organization for the Puerto Rican community of the United States. The PRLDEF Records contain litigation files and administrative records from 1973-1993, documenting the significant services provided to the Puerto Rican and other Latino communities.
Felipe N. Torres Papers
The Felipe N. Torres Papers are an important resource for the study of early Puerto Rican political life in New York City, as well as about the contributions of Puerto Rican pioneros to law, politics and civic life. The materials in this collection consist of personal documents, clippings, photographs, speeches, certificates and correspondence.
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.