Rudy Martinez: The Beginning of the Latino Impact in World War II

Continuing our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s post comes from Idaliz Marie Ortiz Morales, intern in the Office of Strategy and Communications at the National Archives. To find out more about our Bilingual Social Media Project. In English: On December 7, 1941, the date that President Franklin D. Roosevelt said would “live in infamy,” … Continue reading Rudy Martinez: The Beginning of the Latino Impact in World War II

Modesto Cartagena, the most decorated Hispanic soldier of the Korean War

English Version: Modesto Cartagena, the most decorated Hispanic soldier of the Korean War. Continuing our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s post comes from Idaliz Marie Ortiz Morales, intern in the Office of Strategy and Communications at the National Archives.  Today we remember Modesto Cartagena, the most decorated Hispanic soldier of the Korean War. Cartagena … Continue reading Modesto Cartagena, the most decorated Hispanic soldier of the Korean War

National Hispanic Heritage Month/Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Today’s post comes from Idaliz Marie Ortiz Morales, intern in the Office of Strategy and Communications at the National Archives. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in celebration and recognition of the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central … Continue reading National Hispanic Heritage Month/Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Bienvenidos!

The National Archives Communications Office is pleased to introduce our Diversity and Inclusion Intern, Idaliz Marie Ortiz Morales. Ortiz will be working on a pilot project to help our social media expand to Spanish-speaking audiences. After English, Spanish is the second-most-used language in the United States. According to a 2012 survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, … Continue reading Bienvenidos!