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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources: History: People and Events

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Hispanic Heritage Month

A website that provides the following resources:

  • General Resources for National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Latinx History is Black History Presentation
  • Current Latin Art Exhibitions in NYC
  • Rising Stars of the Latino Community in NYC
  • Latino Civil Rights Timeline, 1903 to 2006, via Learning for Justice

"Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 each year. This national event traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities while celebrating the heritage rooted in all Latin American countries....Throughout the month, we encourage you to learn more and celebrate through individuals’ stories, art, webinars, and more!"

Hispanics in the US Army

Hispanics in the US Army

(Photo by William Dinwiddie.)

Col. Theodore Roosevelt with the Rough Riders.

National Museum of the American Latino

Historical Legacies: Latino History is American History

"We invite you to reflect on the effects of colonization and slavery in the Americas and throughout the world. Make new connections between U.S. expansions and the Mexican-American and Spanish-American Wars.  These historical legacies of slavery, colonization, and war continue to shape U.S. and Latino history today. "

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Inventions in History

Top 10 inventions in Latino History

"Not all great inventions were discovered in the U.S. and Europe! Stay with us and discover the best Latino inventions of all time."

latino inventions

National Hispanic Heritage Moth Audio and Video Collection

Audio and Video Links

Hundreds of Audio and Video links featuring reflections and discussions.

Images from National Hispanic Heritage Month


Features Images of 15 Prominent Individuals.

UC LibGuides at Union County College