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Black History Month: Latin American and Caribbean Heritage

The new LACC display “Black History Month: Latin American and Caribbean Heritage” is now installed opposite the circulation desk. LACC has a wealth of resources related to, and created by, people of African descent, particularly in the Caribbean and Brazil but also in every country in the Americas. This…

El fútbol / O futebol / Le football

With international soccer competitions reaching their final stages this week, LACC would like to share a display with some of its material that relate to the world’s most popular sport. Our display is currently placed in the front of our reference desk, located in the 3rd floor of the Smathers…

The Gay Freedom Movement of Jamaica

Founded in 1977, the Gay Freedom Movement of Jamaica published a newsletter and provided a gay youth program, prison outreach program, and free STD clinic to the gay community in Jamaica. GYM General Secretary Larry Chang also edited and published a newsletter, the Jamaica Gaily News, from 1977 to…

The Album de Viaje of Eusebio Guiteras (1842-1845)

  Image Gallery Nineteen-year-old Eusebio Guiteras left Matanzas, Cuba, in 1842 for a three-year tour visiting the US, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, and the Ottoman Empire, including Istanbul, the Egyptian pyramids, & Jerusalem. His travel journals are a unique source of observations and the connections that a young Cuban aristocrat…

Latin American Records of Past Epidemics

LACC Librarian Paul Losch wrote the new article “Latin American Records of Past Epidemics”: “As the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, public health statistics have been at the center of attention. Numbers offer one way for us to comprehend and respond to emerging threats. Not only current…