Hispanic Heritage Month

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National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in celebration and recognition of the history, culture and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The Hispanic and Latinx communities have had a profound and positive influence on our country through their strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and service. https://go.usa.gov/xUPXY

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Sargent Miguel Barrera of Company B, Infantry honestly described feeling “green,” and naive to the realities of war. The Tejano’s account is one of brutal German fire in the Champagne Sector of the Meuse-Argonne offensive between October and October

“Over the Top” Experiences of Texan Mexicans in the WWI Trenches

When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.

“Over the Top” Experiences of Texan Mexicans in the WWI Trenches

“Over the Top” Experiences of Texan Mexicans in the WWI Trenches

When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.

Personal account of Private Pablo Cortez, Company M, Infantry, which combines broken Spanish and some phonetic English in his description of "going over the top"

“Over the Top” Experiences of Texan Mexicans in the WWI Trenches

When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.

Two Latin girls pose in front of a wall of graffiti in Lynch Park, Brooklyn, New York, June (Danny Lyon/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency) Brooklyn New York, New York City, Lyon, Latino Girls, Jamel Shabazz, Fotojournalismus, Hip Hop, 70s Fashion, Fashion Trends

"Two Latin girls pose in front of a wall of graffiti in Lynch Park in Brooklyn, New York City. This project is a portrait of the inner city environment. It contains life, great murals on the walls of buildings and people enjoying themselves. Today's inner city is a contradiction to main stream America's gas station expressways shopping centers and track homes. Blacks, latins and poor whites live there." (This photograph was taken by Danny Lyon, June 1974). #historicPOC #humansofhistory

Danny Lyon, Chicano teenager in El Paso’s second ward. A classic barrio which is slowly giving way to urban renewal, South El Paso, Texas, July

"Chicano teenager in El Paso's Second Ward. A classic 'Barrio' which is slowly giving way to urban renewal." (This photograph was taken by Danny Lyon, May 1972). #historicPOC #humansofhistory

As part of a study of rural communities for the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, photographer Irvin Rusinow (1914-1990) documented Hispanic farms and villages in Taos, New Mexico, on the eve of World War II. (This photograph is of Patricia Barela's daughter, taken by Irivin Rusinow, December 1941). #historicPOC #humansofhistory Hispanic Heritage Month, Ffa, New Mexico, Economics, World War Ii, Farms, Freedom, The Past, December

As part of a study of rural communities for the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, photographer Irvin Rusinow (1914-1990) documented Hispanic farms and villages in Taos, New Mexico, on the eve of World War II. (This photograph is of Patricia Barela's daughter, taken by Irivin Rusinow, December 1941). #historicPOC #humansofhistory

The photo features President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush greeting Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife Martha Sahagun de Fox at the North Portico of the White House.

La foto presenta al presidente George W. Bush y a la primera dama Laura Bush saludando al presidente mexicano Vicente Fox y a su esposa Martha Sahagún de Fox en el Pórtico Norte de la Casa Blanca. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 7369311

The photo features President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush greeting Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife Martha Sahagun de Fox at the North Portico of the White House.

The photo features President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush greeting Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife Martha Sahagun de Fox at the North Portico of the White House. National Archives Identifier 7369311

Rita Moreno ha inspirado a muchas personas a lo largo de su exitosa carrera como actriz y artista de teatro. Como la primera actriz hispana en ganar un Oscar en 1961, Rita abrió la puerta para los latinos en la industria del entretenimiento. Ha obtenido la Medalla Presidencial de la Libertad por el presidente Bush en 2004 y la Medalla Nacional de las Artes por el presidente Obama en 2009. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 7431430 Rita Moreno, Hispanic Actresses, Presidente Obama, Hispanic Heritage Month, National Archives, Freedom, Culture, American, Celebrities

Rita Moreno ha inspirado a muchas personas a lo largo de su exitosa carrera como actriz y artista de teatro. Como la primera actriz hispana en ganar un Oscar en 1961, Rita abrió la puerta para los latinos en la industria del entretenimiento. Ha obtenido la Medalla Presidencial de la Libertad por el presidente Bush en 2004 y la Medalla Nacional de las Artes por el presidente Obama en 2009. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 7431430

Rita Moreno has inspired many people throughout her celebrated career as an actress and stage performer. As the first Hispanic actress to win an Academy Award in 1961, she opened the door for hopeful Latinos in the entertainment industry. She has earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush in 2004 and the National Medal of the Arts from President Obama in 2009 for her wide-ranging body of work and success in the entertainment industry. National Archives Identifier: 7431430 Rita Moreno, Hispanic Actresses, Presidente Obama, Hispanic Heritage Month, National Archives, Freedom, Culture, American, Celebrities

Rita Moreno has inspired many people throughout her celebrated career as an actress and stage performer. As the first Hispanic actress to win an Academy Award in 1961, she opened the door for hopeful Latinos in the entertainment industry. She has earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush in 2004 and the National Medal of the Arts from President Obama in 2009 for her wide-ranging body of work and success in the entertainment industry. National Archives Identifier: 7431430

News and current events from the National Archives and Records Administration (www. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Governor Of Puerto Rico, Political Status, Puerto Rico History, Hispanic Heritage Month, Daylight Savings Time, National Archives, Small Island

Jesús T. Piñero fue el primer puertorriqueño nombrado para el cargo de gobernador bajo la administración de los EE.UU.. Presentó un proyecto de ley para establecer un status político permanente para la isla, de mutuo acuerdo entre Puerto Rico y los Estados Unidos. Piñero fue gobernador hasta 1949, cuando PR celebró su primera elección para este puesto y Luis Muñoz Marín del Partido Popular Democrático fue elegido como gobernador. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 200465

News and current events from the National Archives and Records Administration (www. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Governor Of Puerto Rico, Political Status, Puerto Rico History, Hispanic Heritage Month, Daylight Savings Time, National Archives, Small Island

Jesús T. Piñero was the first Puerto Rican appointed to the post of Governor of Puerto Rico under the U.S. administration. He submitted a bill to establish a permanent political status for the Island by mutual agreement between PR and the USA. Piñero served as governor until 1949, when Puerto Rico celebrated its first popular election for this position and Luis Muñoz Marín of the Popular Democratic Party was elected governor. National Archives Identifier: 200465

Photograph of Battle During the Spanish-American War. Latin America, South America, Treaty Of Paris, The Spanish American War, Hispanic Heritage Month, National Archives, Spanish Colonial, Diversity, Hate

La Guerra Hispano-Americana de 1898 fue un conflicto entre Estados Unidos y España que acabó con el dominio colonial español en América y dio lugar a la adquisición de los EEUU de territorios en el Pacífico occidental y América Latina a través del Tratado de París. El Tratado de París fue firmado el 10 de diciembre 1898. La imagen es una fotografía de una batalla en la Guerra Hispano-Estadounidense de 1898. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 598580

Photograph of Battle During the Spanish-American War. Latin America, South America, Treaty Of Paris, The Spanish American War, Hispanic Heritage Month, National Archives, Spanish Colonial, Diversity, Hate

The Spanish-American War of 1898 was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. acquisition of territories in the western Pacific and Latin America by way of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris was signed on Dec. 10, 1898. The image is a photograph of a battle in the Spanish-American War of 1898. National Archives identifier 598580

US Navy maquinista de la tercera clase Olga Valdovinos baila el "Folklórico", una danza de cortejo tradicional hispana para sus compañeros marineros en la terraza del Comando Anfibio Buque de guerra USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) el 12 de octubre de 2006, durante una celebración de la Herencia Hispana. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 6702852

US Navy maquinista de la tercera clase Olga Valdovinos baila el "Folklórico", una danza de cortejo tradicional hispana para sus compañeros marineros en la terraza del Comando Anfibio Buque de guerra USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) el 12 de octubre de 2006, durante una celebración de la Herencia Hispana. Identificador de los Archivos Nacionales: 6702852

U.S. Navy Engineman 3rd Class Olga Valdovinos dances the"Folklorico,"a traditional Hispanic courtship dance for fellow Sailors on the mess deck of the Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) on Oct. 12, 2006, during a Hispanic Heritage celebration. National Archives Identifier: 6702852

U.S. Navy Engineman 3rd Class Olga Valdovinos dances the"Folklorico,"a traditional Hispanic courtship dance for fellow Sailors on the mess deck of the Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) on Oct. 12, 2006, during a Hispanic Heritage celebration. National Archives Identifier: 6702852