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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.

Dates: 1946 – 1996; Majority of material found within 1970 – 1995

Amilkar Velez-Lopez Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011-03
Abstract Judge, attorney, social worker, and community activist. The collection documents Amilkar Velez-Lopez‘s personal life and career as a Municipal Court Judge of Newark, New Jersey. Velez-Lopez became a founding member for La Casa de Don Pedro, the New York Association of Puerto Rican Social Service Workers, and the Newark Borinquen Lions Club. He was also an active member of the Puerto Rican Educators Association (PREA). Velez-Lopez was appointed as Municipal Court Judge by Mayor Sharpe James...
Dates: 1958 – 2011; Majority of material found within 1970 – 1990

Angel M. Quiñones Papers

Identifier: 2007-05

Community and political activist. Founding member of the Borinquén Democratic Club and Puerto Rican Fatima Club in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Resource for studying the life of an avid community activist in Central New Jersey. Collection consists of awards, by-laws, correspondence, financial records, memorandums, newspaper clippings, photos and press releases.

Dates: 1949 – 1993; Majority of material found within 1984 – 1988

Antonio Arocho, Esq. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-08
Abstract Antonio “Tony” Arocho, Esq. is a business and non-profit lawyer with substantial litigation experience and an active community member. He served as Assistant Attorney General in the Virgin Islands Department of Justice and as a special assistant to the Delegate to the US House of Representatives from the Virgin Islands. He also served as Executive Director for the Hispanic National Bar Association, Vice-President for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and Community Development...
Dates: 1972 – 2013; Majority of material found within 1990 – 2010

ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-01
Abstract “The ASPIRA Association, a 501(C)(3) organization, is the only national Hispanic organization dedicated exclusively to developing the educational and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth… ASPIRA has been working at the grass-roots level to provide programs that encourage Hispanic students to stay in school, prepare them to succeed in the educational arena, develop their leadership skills, and to serve their community… The ASPIRA Association is a confederation of ASPIRA statewide...
Dates: 1967 – 2003; Majority of material found within 1996 – 2000

Atlantic County Puerto Rican Parade Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2009-09

In 1995, a group of individuals convened with the stated purpose of preserving the heritage, culture, and history of Puerto Ricans in New Jersey, and established the Atlantic County Puerto Rican Parade as an annual one-day event with a parade and Latin Music Festival.

Dates: 1996 – 2009

Diamond Navarro Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-03

The materials consist of bilingual education on a large scale, primarily in New Jersey. There is a plethora of information about the court cases (Slocum v. NJBOE; Fuentes v. Cooperman) that deal with legislation on bilingual education for the New Jersey districts that have high numbers of bilingual students.

Dates: 1974 – 1992, undated

Dover New Jersey Spanish American Federal Credit Union Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-06
Abstract The Dover New Jersey Spanish American Federal Credit Union was founded in 1970 with seven members and $55. The Credit Union was created as part of a social services center for employees to begin offering financial services. The Spanish American FCU continued to serve the community until its merger with the Morristown Federal Credit Union, 37 years later. At the time of the merger, the Spanish American FCU had assets of over $14 million. The records primarily consist of documents relating to...
Dates: 1970 – 2007, undated

Efrain E. Blasini Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011-04
Abstract The collection consists of materials Mr. Blasini created and gathered as part of his community activism. The following are some of the organizations Mr. Blasini participated in and are reflected throughout the collection: ASPIRA, Inc. of NJ, Puertorriquenos Asociados For Community Organization (PACO), Puerto Rican Unity for Progress (PRUP), Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Latin American Economic Development Association (LAEDA), and the Delaware Valley Hispanic American Chamber...
Dates: 1957 – 2004, undated; Majority of material found within 1979 – 1990

Efrain Feliciano Papers

Identifier: 2006-02

Political and civic activist. Founder of South Jersey Latino and Friends, and the New Jersey State Hispanic Task Force. Resource for studying the life of a Puerto Rican/ Latino activist in Southern New Jersey. Collection consists of by-laws, calendars, correspondence, directories, financial records, legislations, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, programs, publications, and reports.

Dates: 1975 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2005

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