Joseph Hernandez, first delegate to Congress from the Florida Territory and brigadier general of the Militia of Florida. Between 1850 and 1857. Prints and Photographs Division. From the LC Blog - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Cultural Contributions
“Entry into the Forest” is one of four murals by Brazilian painter Cândido Portinari in the Hispanic Reading Room. Photograph by Carol Highsmith. From the LC Blog - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Feliz Cumpleaños, Hispanic Division.
Photograph of a Bolivian woman from the Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection at the Library of Congress. Frank G. Carpenter (1855-1924) was an American writer of books on travel and world geography whose works helped to popularize cultural anthropology and geography in the United States in the early years of the 20th century. Photograph, between ca. 1900 and 1923. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Claude-Joseph-Désiré Charnay (1828–1915). Ruines du Mexique et types mexicains (Ruins of Mexico and types of Mexicans), 1862–1863. Albumen prints. Jay I. Kislak Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.
Videos of some of the Library of Congress curators highlighting a few of the Library’s Mexican treasures. This material was developed as part of the Celebration of Mexico held in the Library on December