Latino Activity Files, 1987-2001

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Consists of records primarily documenting Latino activities at the Smithsonian Institution with regard to exhibitions, committees, special events and projects. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Latino Media Advisory Committee; reports and meeting minutes of the Smithsonian Latino Oversight Committee; Hispanic Heritage month articles and information; Latino advertisements regarding Smithsonian events; and audio recordings of Hispanic radio programs. Also includes newspaper clippings, articles, and brochures pertaining to the controversial exhibitions "Etiquette of the Undercaste" and "Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany".


  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs Latino Media Advisory Committee
  • Smithsonian Latino Oversight Committee
  • Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)
  • Etiquette of the Undercaste (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1987
  • 1987-2001


  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Hispanic Americans


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes

Local number

SIA RS01081

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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