Labor Rights Protest against Romana Acosta Bañuelos

Edwin López Papers, 1966 – 2000

Protest against Mexican American entrepreneur and businesswoman Romana Acosta Bañuelos's labor practices. Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc. became a multimillion dollar business, often credited with the mainstream popularization of Mexican food in the United States. Acosta was a cofounder of the Pan-American National Bank in Los Angeles, and President Richard Nixon appointed Acosta 34th Treasurer of the United States from 1971-1974.


Date
1971, Date accepted
Creator
Edwin López
Language
English
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
EdLo_0002
Related Keywords
Labor movements, Labor unions, Politicians
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Romana Acosta Bañuelos, Santiago Iglesias Educational Society
Related Places
New York City (depicts)
Citation
Edwin López Papers, 1966 – 2000. Labor Rights Protest against Romana Acosta Bañuelos: EdLo_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Sep 2019.
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