Posts tagged Latino heritage

Latinx Heritage Month


September 15th marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, created in August 1988. The date was selected in recognition of the independence days shared by El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Now commonly referred to as Latino History Month – or the gender-neutral Latinx History Month – this celebration of the culture, history, and people of […]

HSW Hosts Discussion on Latino History

HSW Hosts Discussion on Latino History

On September 27, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (HSW) hosted a discussion to foster dialogue and identify various initiatives in the local D.C. community that collect and preserve Latino culture. Moderated by HSW Executive Director John Suau, the “Preserving Latino Heritage in the Nation’s Capital,” panel participants included Anne Garcia, clinical social worker/therapist and […]

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)