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Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey
Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey led the fight for women’s rights, especially the right to vote.
The only Latina woman to win the four most important prizes in the U.S. entertainment industry: an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy and the Antoinette Perry Award for excellence in theater.
Rafael Hernández represented the ideal of the Puerto Rican professional musician in the first half of the 20th century.
Ramón Emeterio Betances
Ramón Emeterio Betances Alacán was the son of Felipe Betances, a Dominican immigrant tied to the world of the sugar trade and business, and María del Carmen Alacán, a native of Cabo Rojo.
Ricardo E. Alegría
Ricardo Alegría led important archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico.
Reservoirs in Puerto Rico
Reservoirs are manmade lakes created for the main purpose of storing water for domestic or industrial use, for agricultural irrigation, for producing electricity and for controlling floods during extraordinary rain events.
Abraham Rodríguez Jr.
One of the newest and talented prose fiction voices in U.S. Puerto Rican literature to emerge during the 1990s was Abraham Rodríguez (aka Abraham Rodriguez, Jr.).
HumanitiesPR: Recent Projects
Objetos con historia: la Colección Teodoro Vidal Santoni