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Collection Details


Collection Name: Latino Youth in the Humanities Oral History Project
Repository Name: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Oral History Research Center. Washingtoniana Division [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
URL: http://www.dclibrary.org/washingtoniana/ohrc/latino5-oh.html
Description: From 1981 – 1982 the Latin American Youth Center in Washington, D.C., conducted approximately 47 oral history interviews of which 24 were donated to the Washingtoniana division. The project’s directors were Lisa Wheaton and Lesley Rankin-Hill. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. High school students conducted the interviews. The project documents general historical information and experiences of Washington’s Latino community.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 23
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: District of Columbia; Hispanic American families; Hispanic American neighborhoods; Hispanic American youth; Hispanic Americans; Local history; Oral history
Other Subjects: Community History; Latino; Youth
Collection Code: OHC0001505