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Creators:
Maldonado, Antonio
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1960s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 67.8 x 44.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This dramatic poster depicting a male silhouette with a chest x-ray promoted the 1964 film, "Hope," which educated communities about tuberculosis prevention and treatment. The symbol for tuberculosis placed behind the male figure, is a modified version of the cross of Lorraine, signalizing the "crusade" against tuberculosis. (From exhibition text b...

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Creators:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1971
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 65.7 x 47.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Echoing this title, the film "Fragmento," directed by Luis Maisonet, features dramatically fractured letters and the figure of a fragmented child. This film is another cautionary tale about an emotionally isolated child from a middle-class, urban family fragmented by modern living. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Bernal, Isabel
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 59.7 x 42.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"The Challenge" promotes a film about a boy with a mental handicap. Films like this were conceived as teaching tools to inform parents about issues that they faced when confronted with the health and the well-being of their children and of their right to social services. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Diaz, Juan
Marques, Rene
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
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Dates:
1970s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 83.9 x 53.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This silkscreen by Juan Diaz emphasizes the central, heroic figure of a woman carrying a child. Released in 1955, the film is an adaptation of a short story by Rene Marques in the anthology "Cinco Cuentos de Miedo" (Five Frightful Tales), which was distributed in rural communities in 1954. Using melodrama, the storyline validates medical science an...

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Creators:
Bernal, Isabel
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1970s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 66.8 x 48.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This silkscreen by Isabel Bernal for the film "The Awaited Man," is a historic adaptation of the life of Jose Pablo Morale. He fought against an exploitative system of payment to day laborers during the reign of the Spanish governor, General Juan de la Pezuela in mid nineteenth century Puerto Rico. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Creators:
Tufino, Rafael
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1974
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 74.6 x 52.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This Christmas poster focuses on the figure of St. Michael the Archangel, militantly brandishing his sword surrounded by Puerto Rican cultural emblems: traditional musical instruments and the Three Kings. Lacking any text other than the year indicates that this is an artist proof [A/P]. Artists would purposefully produce a small numbers of posters ...

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Creators:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1977
Level:
file
Size:
1 Poster (Ink on paper., 68.3 x 47.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Jose Melendez Contreras began his career in the DIVEDCO workshop in 1952 and worked there as a graphic artist for posters and as a book illustrator until 1977. This is one of the last posters he made for DIVEDCO. A master of angular compositions, in this Christmas poster he shows a close-up of a musician singing and playing a traditional guiro with...

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Creators:
Cortes, Eduardo Vera
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1987
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 72.8 48.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This color poster promotes a day that was performed in different urban and inner city communities. There is a distance from the older images favored by DIVEDCO which focused largely on the countryside. This scene is set in an urban environment with the performers dressed in distinctly modern clothing and playing electrified musical instruments. (Fr...

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Creators:
Muñoz, Celia Alvarez, 1937-
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1978
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 60.9 x 46 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This whimsical poster promotes healthy recreation and tongue-in-cheek commentary that caricatures tourists in Puerto Rico with gaudy attire, sunglasses, and the ever-present camera. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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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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