Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. Antonia Pantoja Fellowship Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 267
Scope and Contents The Dr. Antonia Pantoja Fellowship Collection (DAPF) consists of institutional records including e-mail correspondences, board meeting minutes, financial records, strategic planning, and fundraising. The materials in this collection span from 1976 to 2012 with the bulk concentrating on the years 2005 to 2012.Researchers will be able to look through DAPF’s lifespan as a community-based, Latine led, education focused non-profit, in connection with ASPIRA and Dr. Antonia Pantoja’s...
Dates: 1976-2012; Majority of material found in 2005-2012
East Harlem Council for Community Improvement Inc. Records
Identifier: MSS 119
Abstract This small collection offers insight into the work of community leaders in East Harlem. Founded in 1979 by residents and community leaders in El Barrio, the East Harlem Council for Community Improvement focused on delivering a broad range of human services to the residents of Manhattan’s Community Planning Board #11. It later expanded its reach and provided services in communities in the South Bronx, Lower East Side, and Central and West Harlem. It consists primarily of news articles,...
National Latinas Caucus Records
Identifier: MSS 16
Abstract The principal goal of the National Latinas Caucus was to empower women in local communities by organizing and developing networks around issues of common concern; provide opportunities for personal and professional advancement; and foster a stronger sense of self-awareness. Community activist and social worker Yolanda Sanchez was its founding member. Special projects included El Barrio Renaissance, an effort to create low and moderate income residential housing units by renovating city-owned...
Puerto Rican Migration Research Consortium Collection
Identifier: MSS 97
Abstract The Puerto Rican Migration Research Consortium, a non-profit incorporated in 1977, sought to bring together scholars to research immigration and emigration. Under the oversight of Brooklyn College professor Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo, the organization’s primary accomplishment was the publication and distribution of The Puerto Rican struggle : essays on survival in the U.S. This small collection is made up of correspondence, membership forms and financial information for the organization’s...
United Bronx Parents, Inc. Records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5
Abstract The Records of United Bronx Parents, Inc. are an important resource for anyone studying the development of Puerto Rican community-based organizations in New York City. The records provide information on education and the public school system, community empowerment, local politics, the South Bronx, and the Puerto Rican leadership of New York City in the 1960s and 1970s. To some extent, the records also document the career of the organization's founder, Evelina López Antonetty. Types of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1983; 1966-1989
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.