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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage     View
Gale Group observes Hispanic heritage with a collection of activities and resources, including biographies, a culture quiz and a timeline of events in Hispanic American history. Also features descriptions of Hispanic music genres such as salsa, tango ...

Hot Topics: National Hispanic Heritage Month     View
Background and links about National Hispanic Heritage month (September 15-October 15). Includes a discussion of what is meant by Hispanic ("not a racial identification. ... [but] more of a regional identification"), a list of Spanish-speaki ...

National Health Observances     View
"Health observances are days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns. This planning guide developed by the National Health Information Center lists national health observances, along with the sponsoring organizations an ...

I'm Dreaming of a White National Cheese Day     View
Critique of obscure commercial holidays in the U.S. The site notes "that practically every day, every week, and every month has its own name," and that "every one of these holidays has a sponsor." Includes a list of holidays, suc ...

Native American Heritage Month     View
"The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tri ...

Women's History     View
Collection of materials related to women's history. View the timeline to "take an interactive journey through the events and people that have shaped women's history in America." Also includes a history of women's history month, background a ...

Women's History Month Activities and Resources for Kids     View
To "recognize women's achievements throughout history and help inspire the next generation," this site for parents and children provides a timeline of U.S. women's history starting in the mid-19th century, quizzes, activities, and articles. ...

National Library Week     View
Information about National Library Week, celebrated in April, including a list of the celebration dates for upcoming years. Provides the history of the celebration and links to library promotional events. From the American Library Association (ALA).

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month     View
Facts and statistics regarding American Indians and Native Alaskans of the United States, created for the annual November recognition of these groups. Topics include population and age distribution, income, families, businesses, homeownership, vetera ...

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read: Explore Banned Books     View
This site from 2006 celebrates the 25th anniversary of Banned Book Week by listing 42 books that have been challenged or banned in the U.S. Includes links to catalog records for the books and to citations for books about the banned books for titles s ...



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