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Adela Coca Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2005-02


An expert on domestic violence and advocate for battered women. Founding member of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Paterson, New Jersey. Resource for studying the life of an avid community activist and educator in Northern New Jersey. Collection consists of applications, awards, by-laws, correspondence, directories, financial records, minutes, newspaper clippings, photos, press releases, programs, reports, and writings.


  • 1946 – 1996
  • Majority of material found within 1970 – 1995


6 Cubic Feet (6 boxes; 5 document boxes and 1 oversized box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Puerto Rican Community Archives, New Jersey Hispanic Research & Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

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P.O. Box 630
Newark New Jersey 07101-0630
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