Proposal to Rename Post Office In Honor Of Oscar Garcia Rivera
Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994
Proposal by Congressman Robert Garcia to rename an East Harlem post office after Oscar Garcia Rivera, the first Puerto Rican to be elected to public office in the United States, as well as one of the first Latino civil rights leaders in New York State.
1980s, Date accepted
Celebrations, Politicians, Politics, Latino affairs
Individuals or Organizations MentionedOscar García Rivera
, Robert Garcia
, Mickey Leland
Related PlacesEl Barrio
Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994. Proposal to Rename Post Office In Honor Of Oscar Garcia Rivera: RoGa_b04_f01_0003. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 04 Apr 2020.
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