Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
José La Luz Collection
Identifier: MSS 19
Abstract José La Luz is a longtime social activist of the Hispanic community and a specialist in labor education programs for the Hispanic trade unionists at the School of Labor and Industrial Relations of Michigan State University. He was also the Socialist Party Chairman in Connecticut. The collection consists of documents, including writings by La Luz and his involvement in the trial of José Torres Cruz and José A. Torres Vega, as well as correspondence, newspaper articles and miscellaneous...
Antonio Pacheco Padró Papers
Identifier: MSS 35
Abstract Antonio Pacheco Padro was a political journalist who founded a Puerto Rican Revolutionary Party in New York in 1934 and served as a volunteer in the Spanish Civil War in 1937. The Antonio Pacheco Padró Papers contain scrapbooks and loose pages of newspaper clippings, both written by Pacheco Padró and later articles in which he is mentioned. Additional materials within the collection include correspondence, a certificate of incorporation for his editorial paper “La Prensa,” session notes from...
Dates: 1934-1979; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1945
Richie Pérez Papers
Identifier: MSS 172
Abstract The Richie Pérez Papers are an important resource for the study of political activism and grassroots organizing on the part of Puerto Ricans and their allies in New York City over the past forty years. In addition, they provide insightful documentation on anti-police brutality movements and on a number of community organizations. The materials in this collection consist of personal documents, clippings, articles, photographs, speeches, certificates, flyers, correspondence, audiocassettes,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2004; 1918-2006
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.