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This page includes additional resources on Puerto Rico from the Library's website.
America's Library is especially designed for elementary and middle school students. This site contains a wide variety of information related to United States history and culture. Search on Puerto Rico to find examples such as these:
This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound.
This exhibition features artwork from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop Archives and Collection, including a selection of Blackburn's work and prints by collaborators, students, personal friends, and colleagues. The Seeds and Collaborations section contains the following items by two Puerto Rican artists.
This exhibition features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress.
Captures through photographs the experience of childhood as it is connected across time, different cultures, and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United States in America from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. The project presents in digital format books, maps, prints and photographs, manuscripts, and other documents from the collections of the partner libraries. Search using Puerto Rico to find nine items pertaining to Puerto Rico.
Selected blog posts include compelling stories and fascinating facts written by Library of Congress curators and librarians.
The following dates in history feature significant events in Puerto Rico's history as highlighted in the Library of Congress' collections.
The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them. Click on the link below to locate veterans from Puerto Rico.