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The Centro eJournal seeks to advance and provide new digital humanities resources
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The Puerto Rican Experience in the U.S. Military:
A Century of Unheralded Service

Puerto Ricans started fighting as auxiliary forces to the U.S. military in 1898. Since then, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have served in every small and major conflict in which the United States has participated. This publication intends to show the scope of the Puerto Rican experience in the U.S...


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Puerto Rican New Yorkers: Workers, Unions and Politics in the Struggle for a Better Life, 1910s-1960s

Puerto Ricans who migrated to New York joined one of the largest concentrations of urban wage workers in the world. Most migrants were already familiar with the routines and conditions of wage work while others had to adjust to the challenges of a highly developed industrial city...


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Puerto Rican Migrant Farmworkers: Enduring Experiences in Continental U.S. Agriculture

The photo exhibit would narrate the history of Puerto Rican farm labor migration to continental U.S. farms and the role of the Farm Labor Program. It would begin with photos explaining the situation of Puerto Rico that led to this migration and the creation of FLP in the 1940s.


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Forceful Females: Leading Artists from the
Centro's Archives

This digital exhibit ​explores Centro’s archival collections from female artists whose work, careers and remarkable achievements need to be told; their determination is a driving force that inspires present and future generations. The archival collections featured in these digital exhibits...


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