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Oral History Interview with Dr. Milga Morales Nadal

Retiring as Vice President of Student Affairs at Brooklyn College, an office she occupied as a student activist in the late 1960s, Dr. Milga Morales Nadal, shares details about the Puerto Rican student movement at the college. She described the strategies students used to demand new Institutes and Departments at the campus, including the takeover of the Presidents' and Registrar's offices. Pioneering student activist, Morales Nadal co-founded the Puerto Rican Alliance at the college, a student club celebrating its 51rst anniversary at the time of this interview.

This item is part of the Puerto Rican Studies at Brooklyn College (PRSBC) Collection, which covers the largely Puerto Rican-led student movement at Brooklyn College (CUNY) during the late 1960s and early 1970s that fought for the creation of the Puerto Rican Studies Department at the college. The collection includes oral history interviews with pioneering student activists, photographs of participants and their struggles, and other archival materials on the fight to create the Puerto Rican Studies Department drawn from the Archives and Special Collections library at Brooklyn College.



Source | Alliance for Puerto Rican Education and Empowerment
Creators | Sporn, Pam ; Gold, Tami
Date Created | October 19, 2019
Interviewer | Pam Sporn and Tami Gold
Interviewee | Milga Morales Nadal
Rights | Copyright Alliance for Puerto Rican Education and Empowerment
Item Type | Oral History (Digital)
Cite This document | Sporn, Pam and Gold, Tami , “Oral History Interview with Dr. Milga Morales Nadal,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed March 2, 2024, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/14122.

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