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MS-CARP.004.086-elvira-rafael.pdf
Subject file for Rafael Elvira, Puerto Rican composer and bandleader based in San Juan who played alongside Chucho Avellanet, Lucecito Benítez, Ednita Nazario, and Julio Angel.

Part 2 of an oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on March 23, 2022 with STAFF 161, a true pioneer of the graffiti arts movement in The Bronx, and the founder of the first Bronx graffiti crew, The Ebony Dukes Graffiti…

Part 1 of an oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on February 23, 2022 with STAFF 161, a true pioneer of the graffiti arts movement in The Bronx, and the founder of the first Bronx graffiti crew, The Ebony Dukes…

Packet of Soror Lucille Thomas for Moorland -Springarn Research Center AKA Archives.pdf
"Dr. Lucille Cole Thomas: Our Queen and a Woman of Excellence," packet compiled to celebrate the life and career of Dr. Lucille Cole Thomas (1921–2019), a librarian, community servant, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.034-lolita-lebron-casa-nd.mp4
Recording of Mariposa singing to famous Puerto Rican Nationalist Lolita Lebrón on the occasion of her birthday.

Recording of Poetas Pa' Vieques, an event held on June 13, 2000, organized by Bronx poets Mariposa and her twin sister MelleSoul and held at Café Largo, 3387 Broadway. The event was in support of the liberation struggles of the Puerto Rican island of…

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.006-performances-2001.pdf
Folder containing fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances in 2001.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.005-performances-2000.pdf
Folder containing fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances in 2000.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.004-performances-1999.pdf
Folder containing fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances in 1999.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.003-performances-1998.pdf
Folder containing fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances in 1998.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.002-performances-1997.pdf
Folder containing fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances in 1997.

MS-FERNANDEZ.001.001-performances-nd.pdf
Folder containing undated fliers and promotional material from Mariposa's performances.

MS-CARP.003.030-club-el-batey.pdf
Subject file for Club El Batey, a nightclub and Latin music venue that opened in 1953 along Third Avenue in The Bronx near the Claremont Parkway along the now demolished Third Avenue El.

MS-CARP.003.029-club-downbeat.pdf
Subject file for Club Downbeat, one of many jazz clubs on 52nd Street in Manhattan that featured the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and other jazz legends.

MS-CARP.003.027-club-coronet.pdf
Subject file for Club Coronet, also known as the Blue Coronet, a famous Brooklyn nightclub and music venue.

MS-CARP.003.026-club-carib.pdf
Subject file for Club Carib, a nightclub and music venue located at 333 Bayview Avenue in Inwood, New York, on Long Island.

MS-CARP.003.025-club-calypso-2837-7th-ave.pdf
Subject file for Club Calypso, a Caribbean nightclub and music venue located at 2837 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, right across from The Bronx.

MS-CARP.003.024-club-caborrojeno.pdf
Subject file for Club Caborrojeño, a Latin music club located at 145th Street and Broadway in Manhattan.

MS-CARP.003.023-club-cubanacan.pdf
Subject file for Club Cubanacan, a Latin music club that opened in Harlem at 114th Street and Lenox Avenue in 1934.

MS-CARP.003.022-club-baron.pdf
Subject file on Club Baron, a Harlem nightclub and performance venue formerly located at 132nd Street and Lenox Avenue (where Revolution Books is now located).
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