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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:

Colonial subjects : Puerto Ricans in a global perspective / Ramón Grosfoguel

Author:
Grosfoguel, Ramón  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 268 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Europe, Western
Puerto Rico
Caribbean Area
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
1952-
Topic:
Puerto Ricans--History  Search this
Puerto Ricans--Migrations--History  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
History  Search this
Colonial influence  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816436

From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia : Puerto Rican workers and postwar economies / Carmen Teresa Whalen

Title:
Puerto Rican workers and postwar economies
Author:
Whalen, Carmen Teresa 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 309 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Puerto Rico
Date:
2001
20th century
1952-
Topic:
Puerto Ricans--Economic conditions  Search this
Puerto Ricans--Migrations--History  Search this
Puerto Ricans--Social conditions  Search this
Puerto Rico--Emigration and immigration--History  Search this
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Emigration and immigration--History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_680409

"Subject people" and colonial discourses : economic transformation and social disorder in Puerto Rico, 1898-1947 / Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles

Author:
Santiago-Valles, Kelvin A. 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 304 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Puerto Rico
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Crime--History  Search this
Social conflict--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473514

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