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Hispanic American Heritage Month

How did Spanish-speaking explorers and colonists first relate to North America? Maps from the 15th through 17th centuries record what cartographers thought were the continent's most important features. FIND OUT MORE »

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Illustration, Promontory..., 1564, Theodor de Bry & Charles de la Ronciere, LoC.

If you need primary sources on the Spanish in North America, try this site. [...] »

Ceiling painting in the Salon de Carlos III, Madrid

Spain pursuing its own goals against Great Britain. [...] »

Photo, Octavia Estelle Butler, October 28, 2005, NikolasCo, Flickr

Learn about all of America's most famous female writers of color with this [...] »

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Electronic Schoolhouse / La Escuela Electronica

Explore materials on the Latino experience in New York from 1861 to the present. [...] »

Photography, Short-Handled Hoe at Work, 1956, Leonard Nadel, Object of History W

History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »

Hispano Music & Culture of the Northern Rio Grande

Explore the music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico [...] »

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Cigarette card, Chinese opera faces (masks), New York Public Library Digital Gal

Through performing art, U.S. minorities assert their identities. Answer these [...] »

Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »

Photo, Proclamation Ceremony, Oct. 3, 2010, cliff1066™, Flickr

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