Digital Collection

Browse material from throughout the Centro Archive showcasing the history and culture of Puerto Ricans in the diaspora.

  • Bomba y Plena - Pato Los Barrios
  • Belpré telling stories
  • ¿Le gustaria que sus niños salieran del sexto grado sabiendo dos idiomas? / Would you like your children to come out of the sixth grade knowing how to speak, read and write two languages?
  • Members of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
  • National March on Boston
  • Bodega
  • ASPIRA of New York, INC. 1975-76
  • A crowd protesting against Fort Apache Insults
  • Casa Galicia
  • Helen Rodríguez-Trías working as a pediatrician with a baby
  • El Barrio Murals
  • Cuarteto Marcano
  • Lunch hour on a steamship
  • Antonia Pantoja and the U.S President Bill Clinton
  • Letter from the Democratic National Committee to the Honorable Felipe Torres

About Centro Archive's Digital Collections

Welcome to the Centro Archives Digital Collections, a growing resource of material digitized from collections throughout the Archive's holdings. This site provides access to photographs, documents, artifacts, art, maps, oral histories, moving image and audio clips, and other material pertaining to the Puerto Rican diaspora. Highlights include material from the Pura Belpre Papers, Justo A. Marti Photograph Collection, and interviews from Centro's Oral History Project. The Gallery section contains curated content on a variety of topics and people.

We also invite you to register as user by clicking the person icon next to the search bar. By registering, you can help us improve access and understanding of items in our collections by contributing tags and comments. The collective additional information will help improve discovery for all users and create undiscovered connections between items. We also welcome the opportunity for you to share your memories and stories in the comments.

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