Papers, 1899- 2003 ; bulk: 1970-2002.


Camacho Souza, Blase, 1918-. Papers, 1899- 2003 ; bulk: 1970-2002.

Papers, 1899- 2003 ; bulk: 1970-2002.

The Blase Camacho Souza papers are a significant resource for Puerto Rican migration studies and shed light on the life of plantation laborers in Hawaii in the 1900s and their descendants. Her collection is a unique resource for anyone interested in understanding this aspect of the Puerto Rican diasporic experience. The papers provide an intimate portrait of family life and work as well as the social and cultural networks created by migrants in their efforts to preserve Puerto Rican traditions. The materials included among the documents are letters, photographs, manuscripts, notes, programs, flyers, newspaper clippings, publications, posters and artifacts. The folders are arranged alphabetically with items in chronological order.

12 cubic ft.

Related Entities

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Ortiz, Benino. (person)

Piñero, Jesús T. (Jesús Toribio), 1897-1952 (person)

Hawaii Committee for Humanities. (corporateBody)

Camacho Souza, Blase. (person)

Bolioli, Eduardo. (person)

Caraballo, Benito. (person)

Caraballo Family (corporateBody)

United Puerto Rican Association of Hawaii. (corporateBody)

Espada, Frank, 1930- (person)

Political activist and documentary photographer. One of his largest projects was the National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project, 1979-1981. From the description of Frank Espada photographs and papers, 1946-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 700056549 More information on Frank Espada can be found on his website: 1930 ...

Carr, Norma. (person)

Puerto Rican Heritage Society. (corporateBody)

Mariani, Eddie. (person)

Puerto Rican Athletic Association. (corporateBody)

Puerto Rican Endowment for the Humanities. (corporateBody)

Romero Barceló, Carlos. (person)

Ogao, John. (person)

Delano, Jack (person)

Photographer, film maker, classical music composer, and book illustrator. Born in 1914 as Jacob Ovcharov in Kiev, Ukraine. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1922. Died in 1997 in Puerto Rico where he had lived since 1946. From the description of Jack Delano papers, 1927-1995 (bulk 1941-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984202 Jack Delano (1914-1997) was a photographer from Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. From the description of Oral history interview with Jack and Irene ...

Camacho Souza, Blase, 1918- (person)

Blase Camacho Souza is a second generation Puerto Rican Hawaiian, the granddaughter of contract laborers who emigrated from Puerto Rico in 1901 to work in Hawaiian sugar plantations. Trained as a librarian and educator she has done extensive research, lecturing and writing on the migration experience of Puerto Ricans in Hawaii and on Hawaiian culture and history. She is co-founder and first President of the Puerto Rican Heritage Society. Her works include De Borinquen a Hawaii: Nuestra Historia/...

Camacho Family (corporateBody)

Hawaii Multi-cultural Center. (corporateBody)

Fraticelli, Carlos Mario. (person)

Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Genealogía. (corporateBody)

Martorell, Antonio (person)

Hawaii Library Association (corporateBody)