Celebrate Poetry Month with Library of Congress resources.
I love the Library’s collections of prints and photographs. I also love the “Selected Library of Congress Sources for Texas!” However, I would like to share some analog primary sources that we have digitally preserved: the bilingual gazettes (1863), Spanish and French, of the Second Mexican Empire.
Along the San Antonio River, you can find these gothic and Romanesque style buildings which house a rich history for Hispanic Americans all over the world. Studying these missions using primary sources from the Library of Congress is one way to help students learn about some of the contributions of Hispanics in America.
Learn about the Pecan Shellers strike of 1938 and how images provide information about the reasons for the strike.
The first printing press in the New World…The only existing copy of a documentary on the Mexican Revolution…A legal argument that used drawings of turkeys–and that won its case. These are just a few of the rich cultural artifacts featured in “A Celebration of Mexico,” a conference and display December 12-13 at the Library of Congress.