Holiday in Maine

Churches and Religious Organizations Churches are an important institution for Latinos, not only because they provide support, but also because they help keep Latino culture alive. Both Catholic... Read more

Kentucky Vacations

Kentucky bibliography Rich, Brian L., and Marta Miranda. “The Sociopolitical Dynamics of Mexican Immigration in Lexington, Kentucky, 1997-2002: An Ambivalent Community Responds.” In New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in... Read more

Travel to Maine

Notable latinos Yepes, Carlos (1952-). Carlos Yepes, the Peter M. Small associate professor of Romance languages at Bowdoin College, is the author of Oficios del goce: Poesia y... Read more

Maine Vacations

Development of Latino Organizations Latinos in Maine have begun to develop social institutions to help them keep a strong sense of identity. The Latin Community Council of Maine... Read more


CHRONOLOGY 1890s Thanks to railways, Mexican migrants start to participate in Indiana and other midwestern states’ labor market. 1911 Manuel Lara is the first Mexican to settle in... Read more


Abalos, David T. Latinos in the United States: The Sacred and the Political. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame, 1986. Acuna, Rodolfo. Occupied America: A History of... Read more

Maine Guide for Tourist

Socioeconomic Characteristics and Educational Attainment The socioeconomic portrait of Latinos in Maine supports the emergence of a Latino middle class. The Latino median household income in 1999 was... Read more

Travel to Kentucky

Kentucky bibliography Allen, S.D. “More on the Free Black Populations of the Southern Appalachian Mountains: Speculation on the North African Connection.” Journal of Black Studies 25, no. 6... Read more

Holiday in Kentucky

  Kentucky bibliography Lexington Division of Police. 2005 Annual Report. AR05%20web.pdf. Lexington Herald-Leader. “Ancient Tradition is a Unique Way to Celebrate Loved Ones.” November 3, 2006. Lockwood,... Read more


Kansas chronology 1541 Spanish conquistador Francisco Vazquez de Coronado and his troop enter Kansas, searching for the Pueblo Indian village Las Humanas, also known as Gran Quivira, thus... Read more


Chronology After the British invade Louisiana, residents of the state from the Canary Islands, called Islehos, organize and establish three regiments. The Islehos had very few weapons, and... Read more

Colombians in Illinois

Colombians began migrating to Illinois decades before many of the other Latino groups. Colombia was embroiled in a civil war from 1948 to 1957. Therefore, the 1950s saw... Read more

Iowa Vacations

Iowa cultural contributions Latinos in Iowa have been active in celebrating and integrating their unique and varied culture since their first arrivals to the state. Religious celebrations, media... Read more

Iowa Travel Destinations

Iowa bibliography Balderrama, Francisco, and Raymond Rodriguez. Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s. 2nd ed. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006. Garcia, Jerry. Mexicans in... Read more