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Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection

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
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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
Online Media:

An ethnography of New Yorican mural communication / Mary Strong

Author:
Strong, Mary Clare  Search this
Physical description:
362 leaves : ill., maps
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1984
1981
1982
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Puerto Rican  Search this
Puerto Ricans in New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Puerto Rico in art  Search this
Street art  Search this
Call number:
ND2638.N5 S923 1981a
ND2638.N5S923 1981a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_187172

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