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Father Raúl Comesañas, 1943-2018, was a Roman Catholic Priest and civic advocate from the Union City, New Jersey area. Fr. Comesañas was active in many different organizations throughout his life, including the Union of Cuban Exiles (1980-1990), National Co-Chairman of the Spanish-Speaking Advisory Committee to the United States Commissioner of Education (1970-1973), and running for the 13th Congressional district United States House of Representatives race in 1970. The Father Raúl Comesañas...
1940 - 2016
Identifier: Mss 0091
Jean Phillips Cootes (1922-2004) was a patroness of American and Italian arts and music and wife of senior American diplomat Merritt Cootes. She entered the Foreign Service in 1944 and served as a stenographer on the staff of General Lucius Clay, chief of the United States occupation forces in Germany. The Jean Phillips Cootes collection contains personal correspondence, a small amount of clippings, and a history of her home, Il Palagetto, in Florence,...
1979 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 0102
This collection contains materials dating from 1939 to 2013 documenting the life and work of Luna Kaufman, a holocaust survivor who became an advocate for Jewish-Christian relations. The collection consists of Kaufman’s papers, audio-visual materials, and scrapbooks relating to her life and activism.
1939 - 2013
Identifier: Mss 0020
Trinidad (Trina) Padilla de Sanz (1864-1957) was a Puerto Rican poet, suffragist, and composer. Her lifetime spanned several of the most defining moments of Puerto Rico’s history, all collected in her writings and correspondence with some of the most influential people in Puerto Rico and Latin America at the time. She adopted the pen name “La Hija del Caribe” in honor of her father José Gualberto Padilla (1829-1896), a prominent medic, poet, and political activist known as “El Caribe”. La...
1845 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1957