An activist speaks to the crowd during the Hostos Community College demonstrations

Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006

Photograph by Carlos Ortiz of an activist speaking to the crowd during the Hostos Community College (CUNY) demonstrations to save the South Bronx community college from closing in 1976. There was a 20-day takeover and protest that successfully saved the closing of the community college, which was in danger due to New York's financial crisis at the time.


Date
1976, Date created
Creator
Carlos Ortiz
Document Type
Photograph: color photographs
Identifier
CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg01_0002
Related Keywords
Activism, Protests, Activists, Education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
City University of New York. Hostos Community College
Related Places
South Bronx (depicts)
Citation
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. An activist speaks to the crowd during the Hostos Community College demonstrations: CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg01_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Sep 2019.
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