Library of Congress
Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction.
- California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties. Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell (Summary and Teaching Resources) This collection can be searched by ethnic group and includes recorded folk music of Basque, Mexican, Portuguese, Puerto Rican and Spanish origins.
- Hispano Music and Culture from the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection (Summary Only) This collection documents 1940s religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Essays in both English and Spanish are included.
- Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake (Summary Only) View items related to travels in Spanish America.
- Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States and the American Frontier (Summary and Teaching Resources) This bilingual collection explores the history of the Spanish presence in North America from Columbus to the continued exploration and settlement of California and the American Southwest in the early 19th century.
- Puerto Rico at the Dawn of the Modern Age: Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives (Summary and Teaching Resources) This collection portrays the early history of the commonwealth of Puerto Rico through first-person accounts, political writings, and primary source items drawn from the American Memory collections.
- The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures (Summary and Teaching Resources) This collection contains the first movies made of American troops in wartime and features troops, ships, notable figures, parades, reenactments of battles and other war-time events.
- The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures (Summary Only) This collection, presented in both English and Portuguese, studies the interactions that have taken place between the United States and Brazil and the parallels and contrasts in the histories of these countries.