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Hispanic Heritage

 

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You may refer to this group as Hispanic, Latinx, or by ethnic origin (e.g. Peruvian, Cuban, Costa Rican, and so on)

The collections of The Newark Public Library are rich in materials about Hispanic Americans. You may wish to peruse these Internet sites in addition to searching the library's catalog http://catalog.npl.org/search~  for print and audiovisual resources.

 

American Fact Finder

https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Find statistics of the Latinx population. They include educational attainment, marital status, employment, fertility and more.

 

Archive of Hispanic Literature

http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/archive.html

This archive was begun in 1943 by the Library of Congress.

 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/?eml=TNL/20090901/TNL

Hispanic history of the Americas, famous Latinos, and Latinos in history. Also includes guides for teachers and recommended research topics.

 

Hispanic or Latino (What should I call you?)

https://www.diffen.com/difference/Hispanic_vs_Latino

A comparison chart between the two terms.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month: National Register of Historic Places

 https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nationalregister/features.htm

This site highlights various properties listed in the National Register, education lesson plans, and National Parks that deal directly with the cultural and political experiences of Hispanic Americans.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2019/hispanic-heritage-month.html

Facts and figures of this diverse community, Hispanic Heritage Month 2019.

 

La Quinceanera in Latinx Communities

https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4098

Sweet 15: Coming of age in Latino communities--video.

 

Latino Cultures in the U.S. from Google

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/project/uslatinocultures

Google is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month showcasing Latino culture, history, customs & traditions, influential people, food, and art, among others.

 

Mexican American Migration and Communities

https://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/mexican-americans

Primary sources - Mexican-Americans.

 

National Hispanic Heritage Month @ The Library of Congress

https://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/?loclr=reclnk

A portal that brings together the exhibits and features of their various offices that highlight Hispanic Heritage.

 

NMAH: Mexican America

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/object-groups/mexican-america

"Mexican America" is a sampling of objects from the collections of the National Museum of American History.

 

Pew Hispanic Center (Demographics)

http://www.pewhispanic.org/interactives/hispanic-origin-profiles-2015

Interactive data profiles of Latino/Hispanic Groups living in the United States.

 

PBS: Latino Americans

http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en

A two hour of the original six episode documentary broadcasted on PBS.

 

Pura Belpre Award

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/belpremedal/index.cfm

"The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth."

 

Smithsonian Latino Center

http://latino.si.edu

"By facilitating the development of exhibitions, research, collections, and educational programs at the Smithsonian and its affiliated organizations, the Center turns a powerful spotlight on Latino heritage and culture in our country."

 

Spanish Language Outreach Program

https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/slo.html

Discusses issues in developing services and outreach for Spanish speakers.

 

Latin America - Art

 

Argentina

http://www.arteargentino.com

Argentine artist Irma Verolin.

 

Bolivia

http://www.bolivianet.com/arte/artmuj.htm

Women artists of Bolivia.

 

Brazil

https://www.itaucultural.org.br

Itau Cultural.

 

Chile

http://www.mac.uchile.cl

Museum of modern art in Chile.

 

Colombia

https://colombianart.wordpress.com

Art and artists from Colombia


Costa Rica

http://costarica-information.com/about-costa-rica/art-history/costa-rica-art

Arts of Costa Rica


Cuba

http://lagaleriacubana.com

Contemporary Cuban art


Dominican Republic

https://www.dominicanmasks.com

Carnival masks of the Dominican Republic.


Ecuador

http://pintoresecuatorianos.com/artists.html

A list of Ecuadorian painters.

 

El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
Venezuela

 

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