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AIDS (Disease) -- Puerto Rico

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward Mercado Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 65
Abstract Distinguished himself in the area of public service and civil rights. He is also a prolific and capable photographer who has been documenting Puerto Rican subjects for over forty years. He worked for the Equal Economic Employment Opportunity Commission and was Director of the New York City Commission on Human Rights and the New York State Division of Human Rights. He involved himself with Puerto Rican politics on the Island and the pro-statehood party, Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP - The...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1999; 1924-2001



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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.