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Manuscripts/11. Latinx

 Record Group Term
Identifier: Manuscripts/11

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: M103
Overview The first clubhouse of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) was founded in Charlestown in 1893. The club was meant to be a refuge and alternative space for young boys whose home life and education were not conducive to their development into productive citizens. Over a century later, the BGCB serves more than 8,000 urban youths, largely from disadvantaged circumstances, in its five clubhouses in Charlestown, Chelsea, Dorchester, Roxbury and South Boston. In 1981, girls were admitted to...
Dates: 1893-2004; Majority of material found within 1950s-1980s

Carmen A. Pola papers

 Collection
Identifier: M159
Overview Community activist Carmen A. Pola was born Carmen A. Villanueva Garcia in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, in 1939. In 1955 she moved to the continental United States with her family, settling briefly in the Bronx, New York, before moving to Oakland, California, where the family worked in agriculture. In 1960 she married Juan Pola, and they have five children. While in California, Pola became involved in community activism, participating in a number of grassroots organizations concerned with...
Dates: 1970-2006; Majority of material found within 1975-2000

Department of History records

 Collection
Identifier: A078
Overview Northeastern University offers an undergraduate minor in Latino, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, an interdisciplinary course of study in history, music, political science, language, and sociology/anthropology. History 1537, "Latin American and the Caribbean in Boston," is one of five undergraduate history courses offered in the program. In 1998, the class was taught by Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, assistant professor of history, 1994-1999, and interim director of the Northeastern...
Dates: 1998

El Colectivo Puertorriqueño de Boston newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: M098
Overview

El Colectivo Puertorriqueño de Boston (CPB) was formed in March 1982 to raise awareness of issues facing the Puerto Rican community in Boston.



Dates: 1984-1999; Majority of material found within 1984-1987

Escuelita Agueybana Day Care Centers records

 Collection
Identifier: M116
Overview In 1976, a group of parents living in Villa Victoria in the South End met to discuss the need for day care in their neighborhood. These parents, who were in the process of becoming economically self-sufficient, established Escuelita Agueybana, the first bilingual day care center in Massachusetts to serve primarily Hispanic children and their families. With funding from the City of Boston Public Welfare Department and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) acting as its fiscal agent, the center...
Dates: 1978-1996

Franklin Dunker photographs

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z10-023

Frieda Garcia papers

 Collection
Identifier: M222
Abstract Frieda Garcia is a community activist and leader who has worked primarily in Boston's South End and Roxbury neighborhoods since the mid 1960s, when she first settled in Boston. She initially found work under Hubie Jones, who became a mentor, at the Roxbury Multi-Service Center. A few years later, in 1969, Jones urged her to become a part of a new organization that was forming to meet the needs of Boston's growing Hispanic community. Garcia became the first director of the resulting...
Dates: 1886-2022; Majority of material found within 1963-2014

Grants Management Associates records

 Collection
Identifier: M178
Overview Grants Management Associates was founded in 1982 by Newell Flather, Mary Phillips, and Ala Reid. It was renamed GMA Foundations in 2009 and provides consulting, administrative, and organizational support services to grant-making organizations in the Boston area. Among its clients is The Riley Foundation, which was established through a bequest from Mabel Louise Riley.In April 1984, Newell Flather of GMA and two of The Riley Foundation's trustees, Robert W. Holmes, Jr. and Andrew...
Dates: 1974-1999; Majority of material found within 1984-1999

Helen Morton papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z16-045
Dates: 1940-1993-(bulk 1950s)

Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) records

 Collection
Identifier: M188
Overview For 40 years from 1971-2011 the Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) was a prominent community based organization with regional offices in Boston, Lawrence, and Springfield, Massachusetts. HOPE offered a variety of educational and health and human services programs for the Latino community of Massachusetts in the areas of college readiness, health promotion, prevention education, technology training, and workforce and leadership development. Program highlights included an annual...
Dates: 1957-2012; Majority of material found within 1982-2011

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records

 Collection
Identifier: M111
Overview Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) is a community development corporation whose mission is to guarantee residents of the Villa Victoria community long term control over their housing by offering programs in community organizing and development, human services, and art and culture. Located in the South End of Boston, IBA began in 1967 as a grassroots movement against the Boston Redevelopment Authority's urban renewal plan. IBA incorporated in 1968 as the Emergency Tenant's Council of Parcel...
Dates: 1967-2004; Majority of material found within 1974-1999

Kelley Ready papers

 Collection
Identifier: M088
Overview Kelley Ready is a human rights activist and anthropology professor. She was especially active in the organization Friends of Committee of Mothers and Relatives of Political Prisoners, Disappeared and Assassinated of El Salvador, Monsignor "Oscar Arnulfo Romero" (CoMadres). This group supports the parent organization CoMadres by writing letters, holding meetings and events to make their struggles known, and providing financial support. The main organization was founded in December 1977 by El...
Dates: 1981-1994; Majority of material found within 1985-1989

La Alianza Hispana records

 Collection
Identifier: M055
Overview La Alianza Hispana was begun in 1968 by Ana Maria Rodríguez, teacher of English as a second language at the Winthrop Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Noticing the impoverished conditions of her Latino students, Rodríguez, along with fellow teacher Betsy Tregar, started meeting at Denison House in Roxbury with Latino parents to begin addressing their needs. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Latino community of Boston became very active in the city's civic, social, and...
Dates: 1960-1999; Majority of material found within 1975-1995

La Alianza Hispana records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z16-057

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under the Law records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z11-010

Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z15-035

Massachusetts Human Services Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: M193
Overview The Massachusetts Human Services Coalition (MHSC) was founded in 1976 and operated as a vehicle for organizing individuals around causes related to human services, focusing on the residents of Massachusetts who most directly benefit from state-funded services, including at-risk children, low-income families, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and other vulnerable populations. The MHSC focused on analyzing and tracking public policy and funding of human services provided by the...
Dates: 1969-2004

Natalie Ammarell papers

 Collection
Identifier: M189
Overview

Natalie Ammarell earned her Master's degree in Urban Affairs at Boston University in 1973 and her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems at Fielding Graduate University in 1999. From 1972 to 2002, Ammarell worked as an organizational consultant with a special focus on Boston-area community-based human service organizations.



Dates: 1967-2008; Majority of material found within 1981-2000

National Lawyers Guild. Massachusetts Chapter, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Overview The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) was founded in New York City in 1936 in response to the conservative American Bar Association. The Massachusetts chapter (NLGMC) formed soon after. At the founding convention in Washington D.C. in 1937, the National group formally opened itself to all lawyers regardless of race, sex, or political beliefs and started campaigning for anti-lynching legislation, legal protections for collective bargaining, full scale social security, and federally funded...
Dates: 1970-2006

Nelson Merced papers

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Overview Nelson Merced, a Latino politician and activist, was born in New York City in 1948. Merced first became politically active in Puerto Rico in the early 1970s, working with squatters in San Juan. He moved back to the United States to attend the University of Connecticut, graduating with a bachelor's degree in anthropology. He did graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, held positions at La Alianza Hispana and the Boston Public Facilities Department, and returned to politics...
Dates: 1966-2002; Majority of material found within 1988-1992

Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service records

 Collection
Identifier: M081
Overview

The Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service was founded in 1961 to assist recent Puerto Rican immigrants to the Boston area with English and cultural adjustment. The program ended in 1975 and was taken over by Traveler's Aid.



Dates: 1969-1999; Majority of material found within 1971-1975

Sociedad Latina, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: M136
Overview Sociedad Latina de South Boston, a cultural, social, and recreational organization, was founded in 1968 by Jorge Rivera, David Rideout, John Carroll, and Lynn Minna to promote cultural, social, and recreational activities of the small Latino population in the South Boston neighborhood. In 1981, the organization changed its name to Sociedad Latina and moved to Tremont Street in the Mission Hill neighborhood. Since its inception, Sociedad Latina has worked with Latino youth to promote...
Dates: 1968-2007; Majority of material found within 1985-1999

Travelers Aid Family Services of Boston records

 Collection
Identifier: M187
Overview Travelers Aid Family Services (TAFS) was established in 1916 as a result of increasing awareness of the need to provide services for the vast numbers of immigrants coming to the United States. In 1920, TAFS was formally incorporated as the Travelers Aid Society of Boston. In 1958, TAFS's mission was "to provide information, advice, guidance, and protection to all travelers, who by reason of unfamiliarity with the city, inexperience, unemployment, illness, infirmity, or other disability are...
Dates: 1891-2008; Majority of material found within 1930-1995

United South End Settlements records

 Collection
Identifier: M126
Overview United South End Settlements is a non-profit social service agency located in the South End of Boston, Massachusetts, whose mission is to foster well-being, nurture personal growth and development, build a sense of community, and maintain an environment where all can thrive. In 1950, five settlement houses (South End, Lincoln, Hale, Harriet Tubman, and Ellis Memorial) and the Children's Art Centre, agreed to share their resources and formed the Federation of South End Settlements. In 1960,...
Dates: 1891-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005

United South End Settlements records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z16-055
Dates: 1903-2014-(bulk 1998-2012)

Yoel Camayd-Freixas papers

 Collection
Identifier: M207
Overview Yoel Camayd-Freixas was a social psychologist, educator, and community activist for Latino communities in Boston and Miami. Born in Cuba, he lived the majority of his life in Boston, Massachusetts and Miami, Florida. He earned a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Boston College in 1982. He subsequently worked for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Public Schools, and Boston Urban Research and Development Group, and helped to found La Alianza Hispana, the Jamaica Plain Outreach Team,...
Dates: 1971-2011; Majority of material found within 1983-2005