Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Creators:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1955-2005, undated
Languages:
Spanish; Castilian
Materials in Spanish.
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
32 folders 378 posters
Repository:
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
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
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

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, 2003.
Author
Vanessa Broussard Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Puerto Rico Division of Community Education Poster Collection, 1940-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Screen prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puerto Rico -- 20th century Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puerto Rico in art -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Health attitudes -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Health education -- 1940-1980 -- Puerto Rico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Social conditions -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural policy -- 20th century -- Puerto Rico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modernity and society -- Puerto Rico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives