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Goldman, Kathy


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Kathy Goldman Puerto Rican Community Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 291
Abstract Kathy Goldman is a community activist whose advocacy on New York City public school integration, school meals program, city-side summer lunch program and food security for low income New Yorkers span five decades. For many years, her work was centered in East Harlem “El Barrio” and the Lower East Side or “Loisaida” where an increasing Puerto Rican population fought for community control of local school boards and improving public school curriculum. This collection contains correspondence,...
Dates: 1964-2006

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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.