Latino Americans

Division of Public Programs

Group of Puerto Ricans at Newark airport, 1947.
Photo caption

A group of Puerto Ricans at Newark airport, who had just arrived by plane from Puerto Rico waiting to be transported to New York.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

A three-part documentary series chronicling  the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.

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