Lillian López Papers, 1928-2005

Collection, 1997-002
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Library administrator, among the first Puerto Rican librarians in the New York Public Library system (NYPL) and a pioneer in providing services and creating programs for underserved communities. Collection contains information on the programs developed by NYPL to address the needs of its Puerto Rican and Latino constituents, her activist sister, Evelina Antonetty, and librarian and folklorist, Pura Belpré. They are a valuable source of information on the programs developed by NYPL to address the needs of its Puerto Rican and Latino constituents. Notable among the materials are those related to the South Bronx Project and to the puppet theater directed by Pura Belpré. The collection relates to the Pura Belpré Papers and highlights how closely the two women worked together. Types of documents included are letters, news clippings, photographs, audio and videocassettes, scrapbooks and play scripts. 

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