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Maria Vizcarrondo Papers

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Identifier: 2009-05
Overview Maria Vizcarrondo is the first woman and Latina to become the President and CEO of the United Way of Essex and West Hudson. She became the Executive Director of ASPIRA, a community organization whose goal is to develop a younger generation of Latinos leaders. As the Essex County Coordinator for the Latinos for Clinton/Gore Organization, she was responsible for registering new voters and targeting the Latino vote in support of Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. The Maria Vizcarrondo Papers...

Maxine Lisboa Papers

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Identifier: 2016-02
Overview Maxine Lisboa was researching the history of ASPIRA, Inc. for her doctoral dissertation. She has donated her research materials, which contain information regarding the ASPIRA Association and its involvement with Puerto Rican and Latino youth. Items include annual reports, financial statements, publications and correspondence from 1956 to 2007 that encompass all affiliate chapters with a particular focus on New Jersey and New York. In addition, there are also newspaper articles and studies...

Michael Fernandez Papers

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Identifier: 2003-02
Overview Michael Fernandez, a Rutgers graduate and Ph.D. candidate in comparative labor history, studied the immigration patterns of Puerto Ricans, specifically those who moved to Perth Amboy, New Jersey, for his doctoral dissertation. Michael Fernandez’s work includes the migration and labor of Puerto Ricans in Perth Amboy, NJ and the many challenges faced in order to incorporate to their new surroundings. His research covers the various issues any new migrant community faces upon entrance to an...

Miguel E. “Don Mike” Rodriguez Papers

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Identifier: 2016-01
Overview Miguel E. “Don Mike” Rodriguez was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico in 1934. He moved to New York City in 1957. Three years later, he married and moved to Newark. In 1968, Rodríguez worked for the New Jersey Department of Labor. A year later, he started at the Model Cities Program and became the North Newark Regional Director. Through the efforts of the Black and Puerto Rican Coalition and as a result of the Newark Rebellion (1967), Mr. Rodríguez became the Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs for 16...

Myrna Milan, Esq. Papers

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Identifier: 2016-04
Overview Myrna Milan, Esq. worked with ASPIRA Inc. of New Jersey for 3 years, then went on to study law. She became an attorney and then a municipal judge. After her judgeship, she became the City Administrator of Elizabeth, NJ. She is now retired. In this collection are two chapbooks published for the Hoboken Oral History Project, a 1978 annual report of the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey, and an analysis of public school education for Puerto Rican Children in New Jersey, prepared by the Puerto...

New Jersey Department of Labor, Farm Labor Program Records

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Identifier: 2003-01
Overview The New Jersey Department of Labor Farm Labor Program contains information on New Jersey labor laws, agricultural policy and a directory of New Jersey Agricultural Employers. Materials present in this collection are bilingual, targeting the population of migrant workers in New Jersey who had need of these materials.

New Jersey Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages – New Jersey Bilingual Education Records

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Identifier: 2007-06
Overview New Jersey Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages – New Jersey Bilingual Education is a professional organization for those concerned with the teaching of English as a Second Language, Bilingual Education, Standard English as a second dialect and instruction for students of limited English proficiency at all levels of public and private education. Interests include classroom practices, research, curriculum development, funding, employment and social political concerns. The...

Noemi Figueroa Soulet Collection

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Identifier: 2017-03
Overview A Puerto Rican wedding doll given to Noemi Figueroa Soulet from her aunt Alberta Figueroa. The doll’s wedding dress is hand-made with a white lace veil and pink bows. The doll measures 16 inches tall. Also included is a note to Noemi from her aunt in Puerto Rico, “Titi Berta”.

Olga Jiménez Wagenheim, Ph.D. Papers

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Identifier: 2006-03
Overview Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jimenez-Wagenheim, a specialist in Caribbean and Latin American history and author of several books and articles, directed the Puerto Rican Studies Program at Rutgers-Newark for more than 20 years. In 1999, she began volunteering at the Newark Public Library, where she and Ingrid Betancourt founded The New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center (NJHRIC) at The Newark Public Library. In 2001, she founded the Friends of HRIC, a support group to help facilitate the...

Perfecto Oyola Papers

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Identifier: 2018-01
Overview Community and political activist in Jersey City. Perfecto Oyola founded the Puertorriqueños Asociados for Community Organization (PACO) in 1970, serving as its first Executive Director until 1987. Oyola was active in securing tenant’s rights, decreasing unemployment and increasing the visibility of Hispanics in local politics. The collection contains copies of newspaper clippings acknowledging his accomplishments, following his councilman campaign, and projects he supported. A poster for voter...

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