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.

Read More

Centro Library

Roz Payne Archives - Lincoln Center Newsreel/ Community Control of Schools Newsreel

VHS & DVD  (1960's)
Lincoln Center Newsreel-Duration: 8 minutes
Community Control of Schools  Newsreel- Duration: 30 minutes

The first newsreel captures images of the Puerto Rican community that was evicted to make space for the building of the Lincoln Center.  

The second newsreel chronicles the community mobilization efforts around the issue of school control.