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A civic, non-partisan association committed to the political education and empowerment of the residents of East Harlem (known as El Barrio). The collection measures 1.25 cubic feet and includes agendas, maps, a guide book and member listings.
Filmmaker and communications specialist. Collection contains videocassettes, film reels, mixed audio tracks and a number of publications. This collection concerns the PBS Latino-focused program, Visiones, and footage about Los Sures, his 1984 film documentary about five different people who live in this Brooklyn neighborhood.
Established in 1958, the Santiago Iglesias Educational Society (S.I.E.S) served as a resource to Puerto Rican and other Spanish speaking communities in New York City. Efraín Díaz was a board member of the Santiago Iglesias Educational Society and the collection he donated contains mostly photocopies of newspaper clippings, photographs, flyers, correspondences, certificates, meeting agendas and minutes.
The collection contains numerous short stories and poems written by Sandra María Esteves from 1973-1979.
The Rafael Fragoza papers spanning from 1917 to 1955 document his military service during World War I and his life in New York City. This small collection consists of a few personal documents and photographs from his military service and family.
This collection consists of 40 audiocassettes containing interviews with 28 interviewees conducted by Glasser while writing her book/ dissertation, My Music is My Flag. The collection contains interviews of prominent Puerto Rican musicians, composers, music store owners, and their relatives. The interviews date from 1988 to 1993.
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 His papers contain complete set of González’ columns, information on various organizations, unpublished manuscripts, correspondence and research material on a wide range of topics.
Jaime Haslip-Peña worked on the steamship Borinquen for the U.S. Customs Service. This collection serves as a documentation of the lives of the steamship merchant marines. It includes an audiotape and 150 photographs.
The Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection consists of 16 interviews with 10 people donated by the Hunter College Archivist in the field of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies. Among them are interviews and book readings, several with children’s books writer, Pura Belpré.
The Luz Hernández papers offer insight into non-traditonal methods of therapy and intervention programs for at-risk students. Primarily comprised of photographs, the collection documents yoga, art, and movement therapies, and other the other programs Hernández led to support New York City public school students' mental health, social development, and academic needs during the mid 1980s through the 2000s.
The Hispanic Ministry collection consists of writings from various church organizations of denominations such as Episcopalian, Baptist, Methodist and Pentecostal, including contact information for the churches and members, as well as writings on language, ethnicity, cultural and socio-economic differences within the church, and various writings on Hispanic congregations. The collection dates from 1951-1991.
The Joffre-Sureda Family was a upper middle class family from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico that migrated to New York and New Jersey. The Joffre-Sureda Family Scrapbook is a collection consisting of a leather-bound album created by Theresa Joffre which includes family photographs, mostly of herself and her son, Pedro Antonio (a.k.a. Peter), clippings, flyers, invitation and greeting cards, correspondence and other mementos. The collection dates to the 1930s.
The Lapp Oral History Collection consists of interviews conducted by Michael Lapp in 1984-85 with several Migration Division officers, including Luis Cardona, Joseph Monserrat, Director from 1951 to 1969, and Alan Perl, the lawyer responsible for the seasonal farm workers’ contracts negotiated by the Division. This collection complements the OGPRUS Migration Division Records.
The Carlos Laster Collection includes a selection of orginal artworks and artifacts donated to Centro. The pieces include papier-mâché sculptures, digital prints, and a poster.
Tato Laviera was an acclaimed Puerto Rican poet, playwright, performer, educator, and community leader. Collection provides insight into Laviera’s life and career, as well as into the Nuyorican poetry movement, of which he was an early member. Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, press clippings, articles, flyers, event programs, posters, photographs, and audio and video recordings.
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.
The Los Sures Collection (Southside United Housing Development Fund Corporation) consists of newsletters, commemorative journals, a 1981-1982 report, invitations and flyers for events, and a T-shirt from the community organization, which is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and is dedicated to improving the quality of life of the community.
Includes materials pertinent to several members of the Luyanda-Fernández family, this collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings and books. Among the individuals covered are Juan Luyanda Fernández, a high jumper who competed internationally for Puerto Rico, and his cousin Dalilah Torres Fernández, who migrated to the U.S. in the 1960s. The collection spans the years 1938-2005 and focuses on family activities in New York and Puerto Rico.
- Photographs 67
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 64
- Correspondence 64
- Publications 32
- Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York 32
- Writings 17
- Memorandums 16
- Arts and Culture 15
- Advertising fliers 14
- Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- New York 14
- Programs 14
- Video tapes 13
- Organizations and Leaders 12
- Puerto Ricans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York 12
- Education, Bilingual -- New York (State) -- New York 11
- Puerto Rico -- Politics and government 11
- Artifacts 10
- Audio-visual materials 10
- Audiocassettes 9
- Corporate minutes 9 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 168
- Chinese 1
- Latin 1
- Center for Puerto Rican Studies 12
- Badillo, Herman, 1929-2014 8
- Antonetty, Evelina, 1922-1984 7
- Monserrat, Joseph 7
- National Congress of Puerto Rican Rights 7
- Pantoja, Antonia 7
- Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund (New York, N.Y.) 7
- Velázquez, Nydia 7
- Dinkins, David N. 6
- Koch, Ed, 1924-2013 6
- Muñoz Marín, Luis, 1898-1980 6
- Serrano, José E. (José Enrique), 1943- 6
- Ferrer, Fernando 5
- García, Robert, 1933-2017 5
- Institute for Puerto Rican Policy (U.S.). New York City Project 5
- New York (N.Y.). Board of Education 5
- Puerto Rican Community Development Project 5
- Puerto Rico. Department of Labor. Migration Division 5
- Pérez, Richie 5
- Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 4 + ∧ less
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.