Lake Superior College

National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 - October 15
Every year America observes Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the accomplishments, contributions, culture, and history of American citizens whose heritage is from Spain, Mexico, the Carribbean and Central and South America.
Latino Cultures in the U.S.
From Google Arts & Culture. Discover the contributions and experiences of Latinos in the United States in areas of film, sports, dance, music, art, tradition, and style.
Digital images available from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions across the U.S. 
From Calisphere and created as part of the California Cultures project. Offers seven online exhibitions covering the history and culture of Hispanic Americans dating back to the 18th century. Essays and lesson plans for educators are also available.
From the U.S. House of Representatives. This website introduces you to the work of Hispanic American Members of Congress from 1822 - 2012.
Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project is an international project to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form since colonial times until 1960.
Online Resources
Many online books, articles, and videos are available from the Erickson Library:

Latino Americans in sports, film, music, and government: trailblazers (online book)
Hispanic firsts: 500 years of extraordinary achievement (online book)
Hispanics and the future of America (online book)
Beyond El Barrio: Everyday Life in Latina/o America (online book)

Video: Latino Art Fair honor Hispanic Heritage Month (video file)
Hispanic Americans second generation (online film)

Hispanic (journal articles)
Online access from 1994-2010. Articles for and about Hispanics, travel, investing, music, book and motion picture reviews. 

Latino Leaders (journal articles)
Online access from 2001 - present. Highlights the careers and success of prominent Latinos in the United States. Examines the most important aspects of these leaders' lives and their journey to achievement. Published in Spanish.

Library Hours & Contact Information
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Phone: 218-733-5912
Events and Exhibits
Participate in events, exhibits and celebrations at Lake Superior College and in the Duluth area during Hispanic Heritage Month:

Erickson Library: browse a display of books, art, and films of works created by Hispanic and Latinx writers,artists, and directors. Most items on display can be checked out!
Celebrate National Hispanic American Heritage



Great Big Story. (2018, September 29). Celebrate national Hispanic heritage month with these stories [Video]. YouTube.

Sun, C. Parker, M. (Director). (2012). Latinos Beyond Reel [Video file]. Media Education Foundation. Retrieved September 11, 2020, from Kanopy.
Films on Demand

The Blending of culture Latino influence on America . (2006, August 1). Infobase.

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