Category Archives: Activist Profiles

Maida Springer, Pioneer Latina Labor Leader

Maida Springer was a Panama-born labor leader in New York who ran for office and championed civil rights. Continue reading

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Manuel B. Otero, Almost Governor

Having recently obtained a nearly one-hundred-year-old political button bearing the name and image of Manuel B. Otero, I became curious: Who was he, and was there anything particularly interesting about his gubernatorial campaign? Manuel B. Otero ran for governor of New … Continue reading

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Hilario Delgado: Pioneering Santa Fe Postmaster

Hilario Delgado was the first Latino to be appointed to head a post post in a major city. Continue reading

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