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Hispanic History Internet Resources

Christy SingletonThis page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Christy Tabors
Reference Department - Office 110C
phone: 254-968-1895

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing at, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Hispanic History Links

Alamo - the official site that includes first person accounts on both sides of the battle.

Chicana/Chicano Experience in Arizona - exhibit from Arizona State University of the Hispanic experience in Arizona.

Hispanic History in the Americas - great for teaching K-12; lesson plans are included.

Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande - from the Library of Congress American Memory Collection.>

Inter-University Program for Latino Research - Links to Latino research at various universities in the United States.

LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) - excellent starting place for information about Latin America and the Caribbean.

Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room - one of the best sites for primary Hispanic history.

Maya Adventure - Science Museum of Minnesota web site that highlights science activities and information related to ancient and modern Maya culture.

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum - evolved out of a commitment to stimulate and preserve the appreciation of the richness and beauty of the Mexican culture in the city's large Mexican community, as well as to educate the City of Chicago to the wealth and breadth of the Mexican culture. The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum is the nation's largest Latino arts institution and the only Latino museum accredited by the American Association of Museums.>

National Latino Research Center - promotes scientific research, training and the exchange of information related to Latino populations in the U.S.

Open Directory of Hispanic and Latino Links -

San Antonio Missions: Spanish Influence in Texas - detailed lesson plan from the National Park Service including plans for the missions.

Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives - includes many links to Hispanic and Latino history sites.

Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas - a non-profit organization that tells the story of the DeWitt Colony when it was part of the United States of Mexico, 1828-1830.

U. S. Latino and Latina & WWII Oral History Project - Important oral history project from the Journalism Department of the University of Texas at Austin.

UTEP Borderlands Encyclopedia - This Encyclopedia covers culture and media, economics and business, education and training, family life and population groups, government and politics, and health and environment as they relate to the borderlands.