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    Goya Foods, Inc. Collection, 1960-2000.
     
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    Creator: 
    Goya Foods, Inc. (creator, donor).
    Title: 
    Goya Foods, Inc. Collection, 1960-2000.
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    Goya Foods, Inc. Collection
    Phy. Description: 
    20 cu. ft. : 60 boxes.
    Digital Reference: 
    Finding aid
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Prudencio Unanue emigrated to Puerto Rico from northern Spain in 1902, but moved his family to New York in 1916. They opened Unanue, Inc., in 1936 to supply local bodegas. Over the next 30 years the business grew tremendously and eventually began its own food processing, canning, and packaging. In 1961 the company assumed the name Goya Foods, Inc., although it had used Goya as a product name since 1936. By sponsoring music festivals, sports teams, parades, and other activities, Goya Foods supported the cultural life of various communities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The company's current headquarters is in Secaucus, New Jersey.
    Scope and Content: 
    Photographs, calendars, sales promotional materials, cookbooks, packaging, and news clippings. Photographs depict primarily company sponsored events, but a few are family pictures.
    Language Note: 
    Some material in Spanish.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 8 series.
    Provenance: 
    Donated by Goya Foods, Inc., 1999.
    Finding aids: 
    Register by Jennifer Snyder and Jose Delannoy, available in repository and on World Wide Web (click hyperlink in this record).
    Cite as: 
    Goya Foods, Inc. Collection, ca. 1960-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Restrictions: 
    Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment.
    Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
    Reproduction fees for commercial use. Contact collection specialist for copyright information.
    Culture: 
    Hispanic Americans
    Subject-Topical: 
    Parades -- United States
    Advertising -- Food
    Advertising -- 1950-2000
    Family-owned business enterprises
    Food
    Ethnic food industry
    Form / Genre: 
    Color prints (photographs)
    Photographs -- 1950-2000 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
    Packaging
    Clippings -- 20th century
    Cookbooks
    Calendars
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    1999.3017 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Unanue family (creators).
    Unanue, Prudencio (author).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0694Add Copy to MyList

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