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John F. Longres

Soledad Rodriguez Pastor (1897–1958) was a pioneer in services for deaf and blind people and a leader in the development of professional social work in Puerto Rico. She became director of the Institute for Blind Children in 1936.

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John F. Longres

Beatriz Lassalle (1882–1965) is recognized as the most important pioneer of social work practice in Puerto Rico. She promoted social action, participated in civic affairs, and dedicated herself to the needs of children and families, especially those affected by blindness.

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John F. Longres

Petroamerica Pagan de Colon (1911–1980), was a champion of employment, security, safe working conditions, and workers' rights for Puerto Ricans. She worked at the Departments of Education and Labor in Puerto Rico and then the U.S. Department of Labor.

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John F. Longres

Carmen Rivera de Alvarado (1910–1973) was a pioneer in social work practice and education. In 1935 she founded the first professional association of Puerto Rican social workers. She was a professor at the Universities of Puerto Rico and Pennsylvania.

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Jean K. Quam

Mary Antoinette Cannon (1884–1962) was a social worker and educator who helped develop medical social work. She created courses in psychiatry and medicine in schools of social work and helped establish the Social Services Employees Union.

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Dolores Gonzalez Molina de la Caro (1910–1979) was a pioneer in mental health training, public welfare, public health, school health, and university counseling in Puerto Rico. She was director of the Bureau of Medical Social Work and Mental Health Program.

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Victor L. Garcia Toro

Rosa C. Marin (1912–1989) was a prominent social worker, educator, and research consultant. From 1944 to 1974 she worked at the School of Social Work of the University of Puerto Rico and in 1967, she founded the journal Revista Humanidad.