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Group portrait of the Aztecas, a girl's baseball team based in Pacoima, with their manager. Della Fonseca (later Ortega) is standing, second from right,
Sheryn Morris, September 19, 2018

Baseball is considered to be an all-American sport, but not all Americans have been able to fully participate. The history of Mexican American baseball bears witness to that.


two little boys reading children's board books, sitting on the ground with their backs against the same huge pile of books
Anna Avalos, September 27, 2017

Lil’ Libros are bright and perfect books for parents who want to introduce children to Latin American culture, history, and traditions!


The marquee of the Globe Theater advertises Spanish-language entertainment in the early 1970s.
Christina Rice, September 18, 2017

Once upon a time, Broadway was the Great White Way of the West. A high concentration of theaters populating the stretch of Downtown between 3rd and Olympic rendered it an epicenter for film and live entertainment.


Portada de algunos de los libros que ha traducido Teresa Mlawer
Patricia Tarango, December 29, 2016

Desde que tradujo Silvestre y la piedrecita mágica en 1980, Teresa Mlawer ha completado más de 500 traducciones de libros del in


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Christina Rice, September 20, 2016

In a city as a diverse as Los Angeles, there is one thing we almost all have in common - traffic. While stuck at intersections or on freeways, pondering the heritage of our fair city is probably not on the forefront of everyone's minds.


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Christina Rice, September 15, 2015

The influence of Latino heritage and culture has long been prevalent in the city of Los Angeles. This includes a history of activism relating to causes at the local, state, national, and international levels.


Pictorial Map of Mexico, Fischgrind Publishing, Cartographer Miguel Gomez Medina, 1931
Glen Creason, September 15, 2015

This masterpiece of pictorial mapping is an original from the earliest printings of the famed Fischgrind Publishing house and one of the mysterious Miguel Gomez Medina’s greatest works.


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