Community organization -- New York (State) -- New York
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Clara Colón Papers
Political activist, feminist, and writer. Resource for examining the Communist Party of the United States of America and the independence movement of Puerto Rico as well as political persecution, feminism and trade-unionism. Collection consists of manuscripts, notes, letters, press releases, programs, flyers and newspapers clippings.
East Harlem Council for Community Improvement Inc. Records
Anthony "Tony" López Papers
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.
Lillian López Papers
Los Sures Southside United Housing Development Fund Corporation Records
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.
Petra Santiago Papers
Activist and community organizer. A resource for research in grass-roots organizing, community activism, and the history of Puerto Ricans on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Documents the history of numerous organizations. Includes letters, autobiographical information, memoranda, publications, photographs, and programs.
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.