Smithsonian Latino Center Name Change

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Summary

The Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, established in 1997, is renamed the Smithsonian Latino Center. The Center's mandate is to foster understanding and appreciation of the contributions made by Latinos to history, society, and culture through programs, exhibitions, collections and public outreach.

Subject

Smithsonian Latino Center

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Latino Center website, 1/2008

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 2006

Topic

  • Name Changes
  • Hispanic Americans

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