Puerto Rican activist takeover of the Statue of Liberty
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006
Thirty Puerto Rican activists occupied the Statue of Liberty to protest the incarceration of four Puerto Rican nationalists and draped the Puerto Rican flag from the crown. The occupation lasted eight hours.
October 25, 1977, Date created
Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City
Photograph: b & w photographs
Art, Statues, Diaspora
Related PlacesStatue of Liberty
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. Puerto Rican activist takeover of the Statue of Liberty: CaOr_b22_f08_0007_front. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 21 Aug 2019.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archives