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Arturo G. Amaya Papers
Coll #: MS-00915
Date: 2005-2017
Extent: 2 boxes (1.84 Cubic Feet, 2.75 Linear Feet)
This collection is currently unprocessed. The Arturo G. Amaya Papers (2005-2017) is comprised of photographs and periodicals representing Amaya's involvement with the Latinx community in Las Vegas, Nevada. In particular the photographs document activities of the Las Vegas Peruvian Cultural Heritage Association that was founded by Amaya. The collection includes issues of local periodicals Amaya is involved with as a creator, publisher, and write: El Heraldo Latino, Lesgabit, and Ultimahora. Photographs in this collection document activities of the Las Vegas Peruvian Cultural Heritage Association, parades at the Las Vegas Centennial, activities at the East Las Vegas Community Center, anniversaries of the Independence of Peru celebrated at Sunset Park and on Fremont Street, and the International Food Folklife Festival for Clark County.