The U. Roberto (Robin) Romano Papers is an extensive multimedia collection, comprised of the life’s work of the prolific human rights documentarian Robin Romano. The collection is physically located at the University of Connecticut’s Archives & Special Collections, and digital materials are periodically added to our digital repository. The Romano Papers contain materials associated with Romano’s major projects, including photographs, negatives, newspaper and magazine clippings, notes, administrative records, publications, pamphlets, correspondence, optical and magnetic disks, moving images, posters, and research files.
Projects represented in the collection include Stolen Childhoods, The Dark Side of Chocolate, The Harvest, The Hunger Project, Children in the Crossfire, In the Best Interests of Children, and An Indifferent World. Subjects include child labor, migrant workers, fair trade, human trafficking, and other human rights issues. The collection covers many areas of the world including the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and Thailand.