Evelina López Antonetty, Jose Serrano, Herman Badillo, and others in the opening of "La Escuelita"

United Bronx Parents, Inc. Records, 1966-1989

Evelina López Antonetty, Director of United Bronx Parents, Inc., Herman Badillo, José Serrano, Elba Cabrera, Lillian López and others at the opening of La Escuelita, Bronx, NY, 1978. La Escuelita developed from a public library slated for closing and an abandoned building at 773 Prospect Avenue in the Bronx, where the United Bronx Parents staged a four month sit-in, eventually securing ownership. The space became the organization's headquarters, housing a hot meals program for the homeless, and emergency food pantry, and bilingual adult education classes. Written on back of photograph: "City turns over "La Escuelita" after 4 month sit-in by the United Bronx Parents, founded by Evelina Antonetty, who appears center right. Also featured in this photo are the commissioner of real estate, Herman Badillo, Jose Serrano, Elba Cabrera and Lillian Lopez".


Date
1978, Date accepted
Creator
United Bronx Parents
Location

La Escuelita, 773 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, NY

Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
UBP_b09_f02_390
Related Keywords
Activism, Celebrations, Community, Education, Leaders, Non-profit organizations, Social services
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Evelina López Antonetty, Herman Badillo, José E. Serrano, Elba Cabrera, Lillian López
Related Places
The Bronx (is referenced)
Citation
United Bronx Parents, Inc. Records, 1966-1989. Evelina López Antonetty, Jose Serrano, Herman Badillo, and others in the opening of "La Escuelita": UBP_b09_f02_390. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 22 Oct 2019.
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