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Primary Resources for Latin American/Latinx Studies

Primary resources for Latin American studies



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Mexicans near the Hacienda del Valle

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Mexicans near the Hacienda del Valle." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1858.

Puerto Rico. School pupils and classes

Puerto Rico. School-pupils and classes. Principal, teachers and a few advanced pupils. Mayaguez Industrial School., 1898 - 1935. The US National Archives

Man and woman of Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico

Man and woman of Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. Circa 1900. U.S. National Archives

U.S. Immigration officer talking to Mexican refugees at the American end of the International Bridge at El Paso, TX, June 26, 1916.

Frida Kahlo

Imogen Cunningham, 12 Apr 1883 - 24 Jun 1976, Frida Kahlo, 6 Jul 1907 - 13 Jul 1954. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <>.

Latin American Women's Group in East Wing Garden, May 1961

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

Mariel Boat Lift

A boat arrives in Key West, Florida with Cuban refugees from Mariel Harbor after crossing the Florida Straits, April 1980.

President Barack Obama Greets Justice Sonia Sotomayor, 9/8/2009

 President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pose for a photo with Supreme Court Justices prior to the investiture ceremony for Justice Sonia Sotomayor, at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. From left: Associate Justices Samuel Alito, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony M. Kennedy, John Paul Stevens, Chief Justice John Roberts, the President, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Vice President, Associate Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, and retired Associate Justice David Souter. Pete Souza, photographer