2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Puerto Rico--Social life and customs.

  1. Alejandro Paz Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico collection

    131 items. 11 sound recordings : digital, MP3. 120 graphic images : digital, JPG. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection documents Puerto Rican textile making, mask making, and cockfighting. The eight interviews explore their practices and how Hurricane Maria and the U.S. response affected their lives. Related photographs of people, hurricane damage, and rooster farms are included as well.

  2. Leonard Porter Ayres papers, 1902-1946

    2,200 items. 25 containers plus 2 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statistician, economist, educator, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, journals, notes, reports, subject files, statistical tables and graphs, printed material, and clippings relating primarily to Ayres’s work during World War I as chief statistical officer for the War Department, his service to the Allied Powers Reparation Commission as economic adviser on the Dawes Commission, and his work during World War II as statistical coordinator for the War Department and as consultant to the War Manpower Commission.