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Creators:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Dates:
1955-2005, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (32 folders 378 posters)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Tufino, Rafael
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 86 x 58.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

DIVEDCO posters were also printed to promote exhibitions of Puerto Rican artists. This poster advertises the exhibition of renowned artists Rafael Tufino's portfolio of silkscreens depicting scenes from the famous Afro-Puerto Rican town of Loiza. Tufino was one of several DIVEDCO artists who, like Carlos Osorio, also lived and worked in New York Ci...

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Creators:
Maldonado, Antonio
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
973
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 59.8 x 42.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This poster advertises an exhibition of woodcarvings of "The Three Kings," or the Magi, by Jose Torres Santiago. It is dedicated to the King Melchior, who in Puerto Rico is identified as the Black Magi, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Marques, Rene
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1970s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 80.2 x 50.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This silkscreen mimics the look of linoleum, since the artist creates the illusion of texture on the otherwise flat surface typically produced by the silk-screening process. The figure of the mother and child as well as in the man the foreground connects this poster with the tradition of carving religious figures, santos. The film, an adaptation of...

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1979
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 72 x 47.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This thirtieth anniversary poster of DIVEDCO shows its creative team filming, editing, performing, and at work in the print shop. Their target audiences, a farmer planting in the countryside and a child reading a DIVEDCO book, appear on the edges of the action. The building featured in the background is the old DIVEDCO headquarters, currently the M...

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Creators:
Osorio, Carlos
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1962
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 56 x 42 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This commemorative poster by early DIVEDCO member Carlos Osorio, printed in honor of firemen, has the look and dramatic sensibility of posters designed in New Deal-era government print shops like the New York City Poster Division of the Federal Arts Project. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Ferrer, Rafael
Veloric, Cynthia
Dates:
1990 Sept. 19
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
157 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ferrer90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Rafael Ferrer conducted 1990 Sept. 19, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Espada, Jason
Espada, Frank, 1930-
Dates:
1962-2008
Size:
17 Cubic feet (52 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of photographic materials taken by Frank Espada, mostly images from the Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project, which documents these communities across the Unites States. In addition, there are materials relating to his earlier work documenting civil rights activities, also in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Creators:
Wood, Priscilla
Quilles, Mario
Quiles, Manuel, 1908-1989
Dates:
1944-1947.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0765
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Home movies documenting various events in a small, close-knit, South Bronx, New York community of Puerto Ricans who came to the mainland U.S. in the 1920s and 1930s. The films depict birthdays, weddings and Christmas celebrations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1938-2001
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Staff represented include Harry Rand, Curator, Department of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions ...

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