Community activist and senior citizen advocate. This a resource for research in grassroots organizing, community activism, senior citizen life in New York City, particularly in East Harlem and the development of East Harlem. The materials document organizations in which Allende was active, such as the Community Board 11, Iris House, the Bonifacio Cora Texidor Housing Development Fund Corporation, the Institute for the Puerto Rican/ Hispanic Elderly, Inc., East Harlem Community Health Committee and the Gran Orden Fraternal de Odfelos Latinos. The materials document cultural and political organizations and contain correspondence, clippings, community newspapers, memorabilia, photographs and presentations.
Finding Aid for the Petra Allende