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Girl Scouts Get a Treat in the Hispanic Reading Room

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

This is a guest post by Nanette Gibbs, a Reference Librarian in the Hispanic Reading Room, who enjoys sharing Library resources with researchers of all ages. With their trip funded entirely from the proceeds selling Girl Scout Cookies, the Chesapeake Bay Troop 333 of the Girl Scouts of The Chesapeake Bay Council in Delaware, visited …

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Pride and Belonging: A Journey to Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore in the European Reading Room

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

This is question and answer guest post by Adelaide Willis — an intern in the European Reading Room. In honor of Pride Month, Adelaide wanted to share what brought Adelaide to the French language, the European Reading Room and an appreciation for the creative genius of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, a romantic pair of …

Finding Latina/o Graphic Art

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

(The Hispanic Reading Room joined forces with the Prints and Photographs Division to explore the Library’s Latina/o visual collections as part of the Finding Pictures webinar series. In this post, Hispanic Reading Room Reference librarian, Dani Thurber reflects on this collaboration and shares the link to the webinar recording for those interested.) Happy Hispanic Heritage …

Print Culture and Brazilian Independence: 200 Years of Cultural Diplomacy

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

The following is a post by Henry Granville Widener, Portuguese Language Reference Librarian in the Hispanic Reading Room of the Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division. September 7, 2022 marks 200 years since Pedro I declared Brazil’s independence from Portugal on the banks of the Ipiranga River. Similarly to its sister nations of the former Spanish, French …