Protest against Romana Acosta Bañuelos

Santiago Iglesias Educational Society Inc. Records, 1958-1969

Protest against Mexican American entrepreneur and businesswoman Romana Acosta Bañuelos's labor practices, New York, NY, 1971. 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
circa 1971, Date accepted
Creator
Santiago Iglesias Educational Society
Language
English
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
SIES_b02_f08_1261
Related Keywords
Activism, Activists, Labor movements, Latino justice, Protests
Citation
Santiago Iglesias Educational Society Inc. Records, 1958-1969. Protest against Romana Acosta Bañuelos: SIES_b02_f08_1261. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 22 Nov 2019.
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