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Donor:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico  Search this
Collector:
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education  Search this
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (32 folders 378 posters)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Screen prints
Posters
Place:
Puerto Rico -- 20th century
Date:
1955-2005, undated
Summary:
The collection consists of 378 posters documenting important public service issues including education, health and safety, and cultural programs. These posters were widely displayed throughout the island and reflect key trends in the social history of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 378 posters, the majority of which are approximately 22" x 28" documenting social, cultural and educational issues for Puerto Rico. The posters were widely displayed throughout Puerto Rico and reflect key trends in the social history of Puerto Rico for fifty years. The collection is divided into three series: Series one document events, series two is social services and series three relates to economic and employment issues.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series. Series 1, Events, 1955-1990; undated Series 2, Social Services, 1971-2005; undated Series 3, Economics and Employment, 1987-1989; undated
Provenance:
The posters were donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History by the Archivo General de Puerto Rico through Nelly V. Cruz Rodriguez on May 19, 1997.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Puerto Rico in art -- 20th century  Search this
Health attitudes -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Health education -- 1940-1980 -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Social conditions -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Cultural policy -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Modernity and society -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Screen prints
Posters -- 20th century
Citation:
Puerto Rico Division of Community Education Poster Collection, 1940-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0615
See more items in:
Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0615