Hispanic Heritage Month Through October 15
Some opportunities to explore past exhibits and resources:
Exhibition (2017): The Border: a Line that Divides
Border Photo Gallery: https://collections.sandiegohistory.org/groupitem/80/
Exhibition (2019): Welcome to the Mix was an oral history project and portrait photography exhibition funded in part by California Humanities that profiled many contemporary Latina/o leaders in San Diego. Explore audio soundbites from this project here: https://soundcloud.com/user-115188163
Virtual Program (2020): We Made San Diego: Latino Contributions in Our Region virtual discussion with Author and Local Historian Maria Garcia.
The Journal of San Diego History (1955-2022): Did you know that SDHC has published a scholarly historical journal since 1955? All past issues and articles are available for viewing and research. Use the white search box for archived articles using search terms like “Chicano,” “Mexicano” and “Latino” for past Journal articles, as well as other resources. DIY research!
Looking ahead! SDHC Debuts New Latinx History Gallery on its Digital Collections Portal
A work in progress! History Center collections specialists have been busy unearthing San Diego’s Latinx history among its photographic holdings. Browse this new gallery to see the range of topics and subjects. This is a growing repository, and you can help by suggesting additional proper names, subjects, place names, events, etc. Stay tuned!
Contact l Tina Zarpour, PhD, Vice President of Collections and Education with any leads or suggestions email@example.com.
An opportunity to contribute to the preservation of our region’s Latinx history. History is a contact sport!