Latin American Studies Resources
appears to be created and maintained by students and faculty at Indiana
University. It is crammed with information, images, and links. A lot of
the links are out of date, but that's quibbling when there's so much to
explore and learn from. You could spend weeks just following the live
links. Check it out.
National Council of La Raza
The largest national Latino civil rights and
advocacy organization in the United States maintains a very active
website. Very little of it is strictly historical, but it is excellent
for information about Latinos in the U. S. generally.
Handbook of Texas
There's a lot of information in such articles
Americans and Religion, and Mexican
Texas. Just enter Mexican into the search engine on the site and
you'll get a couple of thousand useful entries.
Photographic Collection (State Archives of Florida) There are over 100,000 photographs on the website, and
all are in the public domain. Excellent download quality.
Archive of California (OAC)-Image Search The
OAC is a digital information resource that facilitates and provides
access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art
held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across
California, regarding images the Bancroft Library at the University of
California, Berkeley is of particular importance. The site also states
that it allows a "broad spectrum of users: students, teachers, and
researchers of all levels." Excellent download quality.
Texas Border Photographs, The Robert Runyon Collection This is a collection of over 8,000 items, is a unique
visual resource documenting the Lower Rio Grande Valley during the
early 1900s. All images in this collection may be used for educational
and scholarly purposes, but they do ask that a credit line be included
with each image used. Excellent download quality.
check out our guide to Image Research Online
where there is even more sites with digitized images.