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Jose Delgado Papers

Identifier: 2005-03
Overview Jose Delgado is a member of the Camden Board of Education and an advocate for Bilingual Education. Mr. Delgado’s collection consists of reports and research on bilingual education, Limited English Proficiency students and exit criteria/programs. Represented in this collection are organizations which Mr. Delgado supported and participated in. Most of the organizations are located in the city of Camden. Represented are educational, recreational, and social organizations such as Affirmative Action...

Jose Hernandez Gutierrez and Blanca Alvarez Blanco Papers

Identifier: 2007-07
Overview Blanca Álvarez Blanco (1899-1952) was born in Utuado, P.R. She studied at the University of Puerto Rico from 1914 – 1916 and worked as a teacher and editor until she moved to Jersey City, NJ in 1933 when she married Dr. José Hernández Gutiérrez. She gave birth to their only child, José, in 1935, and with a scholarship, earned an M.A. at Columbia University Teachers College in 1936. Despite trying to resume her work in Puerto Rico, she lived in Jersey City with her husband and son until her...

Jose Villalongo Papers

Identifier: 2007-02
Overview Jose Villalongo, Sr. was a founding member of Comité Noviembre of New Jersey and of Sociedad Cultural Borincana, Inc. of Paterson, NJ. The Comite Noviembre is a non-profit independent organization whose mission is to promote awareness of the social, cultural, economic and political contributions of the Puerto Rican community to the nation. The Sociedad Cultural Borincana is also non-profit organization focused on raising awareness of Puerto Rican contributions; additionally, it annually funds...

Juan Cartagena Papers

Identifier: 2011-01
Overview Juan Cartagena is President and General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF (formerly the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund). He is a constitutional and civil rights attorney, who has worked extensively on language rights laws. As increasing numbers of immigrants who speak an array of different languages enter the work force, some employers have attempted to force their employees to speak only English while working. This collection is comprised of a significant number of lawsuits on...

Julio M. Fuentes Papers

Identifier: 2006-05
Overview In 2000, Julio M. Fuentes was the first Puerto Rican/ Latino appointed to the federal 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. He was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico in 1946. His family immigrated to the United States in 1950, and settled in Tom’s River, New Jersey, in 1955. Fuentes worked as lawyer in private practice from 1975 until 1981, and worked as a judge in the Newark Municipal Court from 1979 until 1987. He then served as a judge in the New Jersey Superior Court in Essex County from 1987 until being...

Kal Wagenheim Papers

Identifier: 2009-01
Overview Kal Wagenheim, a journalist and author, is the current editor of the Caribbean UPDATE monthly newsletter, whose other published works include histories of Puerto Rico and a biography of Roberto Clemente. This collection includes papers documenting Mr. Wagenheim’s publishing company, the Waterfront Press, and his writings for various reviews, journals and newspapers. Mr. Wagenheim’s collection is both in Spanish and English, as he worked closely with documenting and surveying Puerto Rico and its...

La Tribuna Photograph Collection

Identifier: NJHRIC
Overview A collection of over 2,000 photographs from the Spanish language newspaper La Tribuna de New Jersey. This collection has been digitized.

Local Newspapers Collection

Identifier: PRCA
Overview This collection contains issues of various local, bilingual and Spanish-language, New Jersey newspapers. For more information, please see the Hispanic Reference Collection: Newspapers section.

Luis Acosta Papers

Identifier: 2007-04
Overview Luis A. Acosta was President of the Hispanic American Chambers of Commerce of Passaic County and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Passaic Public Library. This collection documents Luis Acosta’s personal and professional life, as well as community events he participated in. Of note is an event ticket for President George W. Bush’s visit to Westfield, NJ, correspondence from Jim McGreevey, and two sashes from the Paterson, New Jersey Puerto Rican Parade.

Maria J. Canino, Ed.D Papers

Identifier: 2009-04
Overview The Maria J. Canino, Ed.D. – Papers document Marcos Leiderman’s career at Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work and Dr. Canino’s involvement with the Experimental M.S.W. for Bilingual / Bicultural Hispanics. The documents consist of by-laws, correspondence, interdepartmental communication, minutes to meetings, and scholarly articles regarding social welfare and social work. The collection contains organizational records of the New Jersey Association of Hispanic Human Service...

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