Cuomo, Mario M., 1932-2015
- Existence: 1932-06-15 - 2015-01-01
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Alice Cardona Papers
Identifier: MSS 73
Abstract Alice Cardona was a Puerto Rican whose advocacy for women’s rights and bilingual education as well as her efforts as founder of various organizations for Latinas distinguished her in New York City activist communities. The Alice Cardona Papers document the bilingual education movement in New York City, the development of organizations that serve the needs of women, and those oriented toward community development. The materials date from 1923-2001 (bulk 1973-2001), consisting of biographical...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-2001; 1923-2001
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
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.