Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
These records document the formation, goals, and management of the Latino Project from 1976-1984. Files include information about the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia; a small quantity of Luis Diaz's correspondence from his years as director of the Latino Project; the "Manual on Domestic Programs for Community Organizations" prepared by Diaz in 1976-77; funding applications to the Campaign for Human Development, an anti-poverty action program sponsored by the United States Catholic Conference; the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation; and United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania; papers dealing with social and economic problems of Puerto Ricans and Latinos, nationally and locally, which Diaz presented to the Community Needs and Resources Seminar, the Community Services Planning Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Fellowship Commission, and the Pennsylvania Economy League in 1980
University of Oregon - Archives of Northwest Folklore
Elena Martinez was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. Collection includes this student's folklore terminal project.
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of Peter Kihss, an award-winning reporter who wrote for the New York Times for thirty out of the nearly fifty years of his career. His career began in 1933 as a reporter for the Associated Press after his graduation from Columbia University. He was a Pulitzer scholar and part-time correspondent for the Times in Uruguay and Argentina for a year, and then worked for several news organizations before joining the Times in 1952 as a general reporter. In 1984, the Fund for the City of New York established the Peter Kihss Award for outstanding reporting on New York City government and named Kihss the first recipient. The papers cover virtually all of Kihss's career in the form of his articles and news dispatches. Correspondence apparently was not saved until the 1960s
Northeastern University - Archives and Special Collections Department
The collection documents the founding, administration, financial operations, and programs of La Alianza Hispana. The records also document the agency's role within the Latino community of Boston and its significance within a larger human services and Boston-area context
New York University Libraries
The collection consists of interviews in English and Spanish with 26 organizers, most of whom work for the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union. Except for four New York born Puerto Ricans, all interviewees are immigrants from Latin America: Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Chile, and Honduras. They discuss their careers, experiences in the industry and unions, organizing methods, and views of the labor movement
New York Public Library
The Arthur Alfonso Schomburg Collection consists principally of nine undated typescripts authored by Schomburg primarily concerned with the history of Africans and people of African descent in Latin America and Spain from the 1500 to 1700's as well as pre-Columbian times. One manuscript deals with ancient Egyptian culture; another pertains to the history of Africans in the Americas under Spanish rule; several are annotated. Two of the manuscripts were published in "Opportunity." Additionally, there is another unpublished typescript, with corrections, written by Alain Locke as a foreword entitled "In Memoriam: Arthur Alfonso Schomburg 1874-1938." There is also a brief biography of Schomburg and a list of Schomburg's memberships in various organizations
Center for Puerto Rican Studies - Library and Archives
Collection consists primarily of letters, articles, photographs, police reports, audiotapes, programs, and flyers. The folders are arranged alphabetically and the documents in chronological order. This collection is valuable for examining the history of the independence movement, specially the history of the Nationalist Party, the Partido Independentista de Puerto Rico and Movimiento Pro Independencia. It is of particular importance for the insight it provides on the role of women in the independence movement and of women activists. The collection also contains significant information about political repression and the persecution of political activists in Puerto Rico
Center for Puerto Rican Studies - Library and Archives
The collection consists primarily of letters, news clippings, photographs, audio and videocassettes, scrapbooks, and play scripts. The folders are organized alphabetically and the documents are arranged chronologically. These papers document the life of library administrator Lillian López, and provide insight about her activist sister, Evelina Antonetty, and librarian and folklorist, Pura Belpré
Center for Puerto Rican Studies - Library and Archives
Collection contains memoirs, correspondence containing letters from prominent individuals such as independence leader Gilberto Concepcioń de Gracia and activist Bernardo Vega, flyers, programs, clippings, photographs and writings including Vando's poems, plays, and chronicles, as well as works by other writers such as the playwright, Gonzalo O'Neill. Vando's Carpeta (The Puerto Rican police surveillance reports) is also included


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