Virginia chronology

Emma Violand-Sanchez, a native of Bolivia and supervisor of the K-12 program English for Speakers of Other Languages/High Intensity Language Training (ESOL/HILT) for Arlington public schools, becomes the... Read more

Texas bibliography

Acosta, Teresa Palomo, and Ruthe Winegarten. Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. Acuna, Rodolfo. Occupied America: A History of Chicanos. 4th ed.... Read more

Virginia Vacations

        Virginia cultural contributions The fact that Latinos have significantly transformed Virginia’s cultural, social, and economic landscape in profound ways is today more evident than... Read more

Travel to Oregon

Current Demographic Overview of Latinos in Oregon In 2005, Latinos were the second-largest population group in Oregon, about 9.9 percent of the total population of 3,700,758. Latino children... Read more

Travel to Ohio

Cultural contributions As a group, Latinos are fiercely proud of their traditions and customs. The maintenance of a Latino culture came to depend on Latino associations, newspapers, radio... Read more

Holiday in Philadelphia

Murals Philadelphia is filled with Latino-themed murals, many of which have been sponsored by Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program (MAP). These include Puerto Rican Woman (427 W. Dauphin Street),... Read more

Tennessee Guide for Tourist

Tennessee bibliography Ansley, Fran, and Susan Williams. “Southern Women and Southern Borders on the Move: Tennessee Workers Explore the New International Division of Labor.” In Neither Separate Nor... Read more

South Carolina Vacations

Latinos live in every county in South Carolina, but the largest Latino populations have settled in urban areas in the upstate (northwestern region), midlands, and low country (or... Read more

Texas Vacations

The Depression, the New Deal, and World War II Texas’s economic expansion continued in the 1920s. Cotton prices fluctuated, but other industries particularly oil experienced a boom. Although... Read more

Oregon Travel Destinations

Oregon bibliography Baragli de Bevington, Maria Luisa. “Argentinian, Teacher at Lincoln High School, Portland.” In Nosotros: The Hispanic People of Oregon. Eds. Erasmo Gamboa and Carolyn M. Baun.... Read more


Constance Cortez Texas CHRONOLOGY 1519 Spanish cartographer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda explores and maps the Texas coastline. 1528-1532 Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, the Spanish king’s treasurer, shipwrecks... Read more

Holiday in South Carolina

South Carolina bibliography Durand, J., Douglas Massey, and F. Charvet. “The Changing Geography of Mexican Immigration to the United States: 1910-1996.” Social Science Quarterly 81 (2000): 1-15. Edgar,... Read more