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El Boletin Newsleter from Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos

Picturing Puerto Rico Under the American Flag:
The Photographs of Louise Rosskam, 1937-1948
May 11 – July 21, 2012


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Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans

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Become Part of Our History:
Join Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans

To encourage individuals and organizations to record and document their experiences for future generations, Centro and a group of community volunteers have launched the 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign. The goal is to urge those who have made a difference in our community to donate their important documents to the Centro Archives which will expand and fill gaps in our collections.

Contact: Alicia Rodríguez or call 212-396-7881


Special issue of CENTRO Journal
Puerto Rican Literature of the Continent Recovered

Guest Editor: Nicolás Kanellos ( Foundation Professor and Director of Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, University of Houston

Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign
Honors Puerto Rican Day Parade Presidents

Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc. (NPRDP) will proudly co-sponsor a special luncheon in East Harlem to honor present and past presidents of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8. The celebration is especially significant for Centro since most of the presidents honored have agreed to donate their papers to the Library and Archives.

By donating material to Centro’s Archives they join the long line of other prominent individuals and community-based Puerto Rican organizations that already have entrusted their collections.

“We were thrilled when they agreed to choose Centro’s Library and Archives as the repository for their papers,” said Mayra Torres, Centro’s assistant director in charge of development, media, and external relations. Ms. Torres and Dr. Alberto Hernández, Associate Director Library and Archives direct Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign, whose goals are to 1) urge those who have made a difference in our community, such as the honorees, to donate their important documents to the Centro Archives and 2) to acquire funding for the project to cover the costs of processing the collections.

Friday, June 8, 2012
12:00 to 2:00pm
Centro Library & Archives
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
Auditorium Lounge, 2nd Floor

RSVP by Phone (212) 396-6545
RSVP by Email Evelyn Collazo


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