Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) with resources and items from the Library of Congress collections
Josephine and Aurora Gonzalez, Pearl Manchaco, Lia Trujillo, and Adela Flores being recorded by the Lomaxes. This photograph was almost certainly taken during John A. and Alan Lomax’s field trip to San Antonio, Texas, in May 1934. From the Folklife Today blog - A Sampler of Luso-Hispanic American Music and Song.
The Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Library of Congress 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.