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 Record Group
Identifier: CENTRO
Collections that make up the CENTRO Records

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project

Identifier: CENTRO-12-05-100PR
Scope and Contents

This collection contains over 250 video oral history interviews conducted between 2013-2021. Interviews conducted 2013-2018 were filmed in clips, in which each question is a distinct digital record. Interviews 2018-2021 were conducted as full interviews, with a single interview record per session.

Dates: 2012-2021

CENTRO: Centro Oral History Project/Latino Educational Media Center

Identifier: CENTRO-12-05-COHP-LEMC
Scope and Contents The Centro Oral History Project/Latino Educational Media Center (COHP/LEMC) project ran from 2003-2008 and was focused on capturing oral history interviews from members of the Puerto Rican community who participated in institution building during the 1950s to 1970s in New York City. The collection highlights the formation of organizations such as the Puerto Rican Bar Association, Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF), and Puerto Rican Association of Community Affairs...
Dates: 2003-2008

CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project

Identifier: CENTRO-12-05-LABOR
Scope and Contents Between 2000-2001, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, in collaboration with the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University, and with the cooperation of the New York City Central Labor Council’s Hispanic Labor Committee, the Santiago Iglesias Educational Society of Local 3, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), New York City Central Chapter, conducted a one-year records survey project to locate and...
Dates: 2000-2001

CENTRO: Puerto Ricans in New York: Voices of the Migration

Identifier: CENTRO-12-05-PRNYVM
Scope and Contents

This project consists of audiocassettes and corresponding digital files for 27 oral history interviewees, including community leaders, garment workers and early community settlers who migrated to New York City from Puerto Rico during the Great Migration (late 1940s-50s). Interviewees for the project discussed their lives, including their experiences migrating and getting settled in New York City, their families and relationships, and their work.

Dates: 1983-1985

Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños / Center for Puerto Rican Studies Records

Identifier: CENTRO

The Records of the Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños are an important resource for the study of the founding, administration, programs and intellectual production of the only research center, library, and archive dedicated to the study and preservation of the Puerto Rican Diaspora. Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, flyers, clippings, proposals, reports, speeches, videos, slides, financial statements and artifacts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1999; 1935-2003

Daniel Pérez Interviews Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: DaPe_001]
Identifier: 2022-009
Dates: 2003-2004

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.