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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.
The Puerto Rican Cuatro Project was a cultural organization that focused on the history of the cuatro, a typical Puerto Rican stringed musical instrument, and its relationship to Puerto Ricans. This collection consists of personal and biographical information of musicians, photographs, and negatives dating from 1991 to 1998.
Founded in 1972, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) is the major civil rights advocacy organization for the Puerto Rican community of the United States. The PRLDEF Records contain litigation files and administrative records from 1973-1993, documenting the significant services provided to the Puerto Rican and other Latino communities.
Author of numerous books of poetry and literary criticism and a Poet Laureate of Puerto Rico. Distinguished academic and founder of the Ateneo Puertorriqueño de Nueva York. Collection documents cultural expression among Puerto Ricans in New York City, artistic and literary activities, and the work and history of the Ateneo Puertorriqueño de Nueva York. Consists of letters, minutes, articles, books, programs, newspaper clippings, audiotapes and phonograph records.
The Rehabilitation Program Pioneers Julio Martínez, Carlos Pagán and Pedro Falcón collection is an important resource that documents the contributions that these three Puerto Rican pioneers made to drug treatment and prevention programs in New York City and throughout the country. The collection consists of awards, correspondence, clippings, flyers, notes, programs, publications, photographs, writings and a CD and DVD.
The collection includes five portraits belonging to Clara Restrepo and biographical and historical documents from the Archilla Family Reunion, which took place in June of 1979 in Dallas, Texas. Included among the biographical sketches is a piece by Graciany Miranda Archilla, a poet, journalist, essayist and co-founder of an important literary movement, whose papers we hold in our archives. The collection dates from 1931 to 1979.
Educator, scholar, activist, and university professor. Collection contains information on bilingual education and multicultural education, New York City public schools, school dropouts, language rights, minority rights, HIV/AIDS education, ASPIRA of New York, Inc., educational reform, the Board of Education of the City of New York, and numerous organizations. Consists of administrative files, letters, memoranda, notes, notebooks, minutes, reports, announcements and newspaper clippings.
Linda A. Ríos was the host and producer of Latin Close-Up, an program that provided a showcase for positive portrayals of Latinos on television and live musical performances. The materials consists of articles, audiocassettes, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and videotapes. The majority of the videotapes, which predominately contain recordings of the show, are on VHS.
Rivera was a labor leader, former president of New York's largest health care union, 1199 S.E.I.U. United Healthcare Workers East, and former chairman of the million-member health-care division of the Service Employees International Union. The collections include Rivera’s writings, photographs and negatives documenting his personal and professional lives, artifacts and bound volumes of 1199 News.
The collection is 17 boxes and consists of awards, clippings, photographs, press releases, reports, and posters related to Rivera's tenure as a New York State Assemblyman (1992-2012) representing District 76, which comprised of West Farms, Van Nest, Castle Hill and Parkchester neighborhoods in the Bronx.
The Raquel Z. Rivera Hip Hop/Reggaeton Collection helps document Puerto Rican contributions to the creation and development of hip hop and reggaeton both in the United States and Puerto Rico. Highlights of the collection include an extensive audiocassette and compact disc collection, essays written by Rivera on hip hop and reggaeton and paper documentation on numerous artists.
Robert Rodríguez was a producer/promoter. His papers contain information on the Tito Puente Scholarship Fund, photographs, New York based Latino magazines and concert programs. It dates from the 1950s through the mid-1980s.
Sandra Rodríguez is an actress, singer and one of the original members of Pregones Theater. Her collection contains flyers, programs, postcards, videos, CDs, audiocassettes, and publications that document not only Rodríguez’s career, but also the Puerto Rican/Latino theater scene in New York City. A highlight of the materials is an original letter from Julia de Burgos. Materials date from 1953 to 2005, with the bulk concentrating on the period from the 1980s to 2005.
Guitarist and musician that expressed the political struggle of Puerto Ricans and the Latino Community in general. Collection consists primarily of photographs that document Roldán’s performance career. Included as well are a number of photographic negatives. The materials date from the mid-1970s through the late 1990s.
- 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.