15 September 2021

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month


National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

It’s time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month which runs September 15–October 15, 2021.

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have joined together to pay tribute to generations of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

Resource list:

The Family History Guide's Hispanic Resources

And don't forget that NGS members have full access to the NGS Magazine archives and the National Genealogical Society Quarterly archives. Articles of interest include:

"The Catholic Church in the American Southwest" by David McDonald, NGS Magazine, 39 (Oct/Nov/Dec 2013): 17–20.

"Introduction to Research in Latin America" by Debbie Gurtler, NGS Magazine, 41 (Jul/Aug/Sep 2015): 37–41.

"California Historic Missions and Their Records" by Sheila Benedict, NGS Magazine, 42 (Apr/May/Jun 2016): 23–26.

"War and Marriage: Some Reasons for Deportation in Hispanic North America" by George R. Ryskamp, NGSQ, 86 (June1998): 134-137.

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