Hostos Community College protests with sign that reads "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates"

Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006

Photograph by Carlos Ortiz of the Hostos Community College protests to save the South Bronx community college from closing in 1976 due to the NYC fiscal crisis. The protest signs read "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates" and a partially-obscured sign that reads "East Harlem will Fight to Save Community."The protests were successfully in saving Hostos Community College from closing.


Date
1976, Date created
Creator
Carlos Ortiz
Document Type
Photograph: color photographs
Identifier
CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg02_0002
Related Keywords
Activism, Protests, Activism, Welfare, Education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
City University of New York. Hostos Community College
Related Places
South Bronx (depicts)
Citation
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. Hostos Community College protests with sign that reads "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates": CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg02_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Sep 2019.
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