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Thirteen personal letters written by the French immigrant Antoine Garrigues de Flaujac, mostly directed to his mother in France. The letters describe his experiences in Haiti and the Caribbean (1803-04) and in the area around New Orleans, Louisiana (1804-07).
This collection consists of twentieth-century ephemera relating to Latinx culture. Significant topics represented in the ephemera include migrant laborers, César Chávez, and grape boycotts; Mexican-American socio-economic conditions, education, civil rights, and employment; illegal immigration; feminism; and Latin-American and Mexican culture, including art, history, politics, and literature. Materials include pamphlets, reports, dissertations, journal articles, magazines, and newspapers.
Papers of Mario Rivera, having to do with his work on the Cuban / Haitian Task Force of the United States Department of State; consisting of correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, press releases, manuals, reports, and summaries of interviews; concerning Cuban and Haitian refugees, internment camps, determination of asylum status, and the Cuban Oral History Project.
The materials in this collection document the efforts of a very early social welfare organization in Philadelphia to aid the city’s Chinese citizens. Materials include correspondence of Edward Syle, an Episcopal missionary who worked closely with the Chinese; reports and minutes of meetings of the welfare committee; and a draft of the committee’s constitution.