Map of Montana

Montana as an Emerging Gateway Although Latinos have lived in Billings and Butte since the early twentieth century, the Gallatin Valley has recently received such an influx of... Read more

Maine Subway Map

Demographic Characteristics Age distribution provides a possible insight into the economic contribution that Latinos are likely to make in the state. Latinos (37.3 percent) had greater proportions of... Read more

Map of Maine

Business Development and Labor Force Participation Latinos have reported moving to Maine to experience a better quality of life. This included finding employment. Some Latinos have been successful... Read more

Map of Indiana

Puerto Ricans and Cubans Join the Mexicans The United States emerged as a superpower after World War II. A period of rapid economic growth and modernization started at... Read more

Indiana Metro Map

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW Until recently Indiana had been a state with a solid white majority of over 90 percent. However, a steady shift in the demographic composition of the... Read more

Maryland Map

NOTABLE LATINOS Fernandez Cavada, Federico (1831-1871). A lieutenant colonel in the Union Army until his capture in the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, Fernandez Cavada fought in the... Read more

Maryland Metro Map

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW Early History As with other states along the eastern seaboard, Maryland’s first contacts with Latinos came as a result of exploration. Governor Menendez the Aviles is... Read more

Map of Iowa

Mexican Nationals and Latinos: 1940s-1950s The Latino experience in Iowa during 1940s included demographic growth, community building, and strong support for the Allied war effort when the United... Read more