Activist holding up a sign that reads "Help Save Hostos" during the Hostos Community College demonstrations

Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006

A photograph by Carlos Ortiz of an activist holding a sign that reads "Help Save Hostos" during the Hostos Community College protests to save the college from closing in 1976 due to the NYC fiscal crisis. After a 20-day takeover, the protests were successful in saving the college from closing.


Date
1976, Date created
Creator
Carlos Ortiz
Language
English
Document Type
Photograph: color photographs
Identifier
CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg03_0002
Related Keywords
Activism, Activists, Protests, Education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
City University of New York. Hostos Community College
Related Places
South Bronx (depicts)
Citation
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. Activist holding up a sign that reads "Help Save Hostos" during the Hostos Community College demonstrations: CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg03_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Sep 2019.
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