Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program Fall 2016-Spring 2017

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks Partners to collect, archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals in communities in the United States.

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Faces of Migration

Faces of Migration

Browse the sample profiles below to find out more about Puerto Rican migrants who applied for an ID card. The application forms varied by gender.



Female Applicants


Male Applicants

Applicant profiles include:

Antonia Pantoja: educator
Pedro Flores: composer
Bernardo Vega: labor leader
Pedro "Piquito" Marcano: composer
Antonia Denis: community leader
Elisa Belpré Maduro: sister of Pura Belpré