Manhattan Opera House

Jesús Colón Papers, 1901-1974

Manuscript calling for a conference for justice after the Nationalist leader Pedro Albizu Campos was beaten and arrested, along with other Nationalists. Police killed and wounded many people at a Nationalist demonstration, and the article calls for an end to police brutality, freeing political prisoners, and ensuring civil rights for Puerto Ricans. A form is attached to send to delegates in order to enact positive political change.


Date
March 24, 1937, Date accepted
Creator
Jesús Colón
Location

Manhattan Opera House

Language
English
Document Type
Document: manuscripts
Identifier
JeCo_b21_f01_0003_pg01
Related Keywords
Activism, Political prisoners, Police brutality, Community, Injustice, Protests
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Pedro Albizu Campos
Related Places
Manhattan (is referenced)
Citation
Jesús Colón Papers, 1901-1974. Manhattan Opera House: JeCo_b21_f01_0003_pg01. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 17 Oct 2019.
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Rights Holder
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Repository
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