Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Vicente "Panamá" Alba Pérez PanaRican Manuscript Collection
Vicente "Panamá" Alba Pérez was a activist and community organizer. This collection consists of the manuscript for his book titled PanaRican.
Juan González Papers
Juan González is a Puerto Rican social activist and journalist, as well as a community organizer and labor leader. His papers contain complete set of González’ columns, information on various organizations, unpublished manuscripts, correspondence and research material on a wide range of topics.
Richie Pérez Papers
Puerto Rican Association of Community Affairs (PRACA) & Muévete Records
The Muevete Boricua Youth Conference is a youth conference and organization founded by the National Latinas Caucus and part of the Puerto Rican Association for Community Affairs. It addresses leadership issues and involvement in cultural and community affairs. Comprised of 5 cubic feet the collection includes conference proceedings, programs, posters, announcements a photo album and other promotional materials.
Lourdes Torres Papers
Community activist, educator and organizer. Resource for understanding the role of Puerto Rican activists in the decades of the 1980s and 1990s, for examining the struggles for civil rights of the Puerto Rican community in New York, the history of the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights and the Committee Against Fort Apache. Included are reports, flyers, letters and memoranda, press releases and news clippings, as well as photographs.
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.