Welcome to the Kentucky Hispanic Heritage Project
The Kentucky Hispanic Heritage presents multimodal and multimedia data in a user-friendly interface that allows visitors to browse content as well as locate specific data efficiently. The collection encompasses qualitative and quantitative data, academic research, news and press coverage, oral history interviews, community organization information, original creative works, cultural events, and relevant public/private initiatives. We invite you to explore the collection by source type or topic.
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- 02 Jun
Investigating and Interrogating the Historical Record to Reveal the History of Hispanic Students at UKRead more
An exhibition in the Special Collections Research Center celebrates the presence and activity of Hispanic students at the University of Kentucky throughout time.
- 31 May
“It’s important that diversity is the hub of Lexington’s growth”Read more
Surveys conducted by CivicLex as part of the 2022 On The Table community conversations provide ideas for improving quality of life for Hispanic and Latino
- 03 May
Newspaper coverage of Hispanic immigrants in Kentucky’s horse industryRead more
Local journalism about Kentucky’s equine industry provides incomplete coverage of the vital role that Hispanic workers play, showing that the industry both depends on and
- 15 Dec
Tacos in Lexington: Southern food celebrates the growth of Hispanic KentuckyRead more
In the heart of Lexington lies a vast network of Mexican and Latin cuisine, bursting with flavor and ready to be celebrated.
- 12 Dec
The music of our Hispanic hollers: 3 great Appalachian-Latin fusion bandsRead more
These three innovative bands are blending the songs and sounds of their Appalachian and Latin roots, giving this intersectional identity a human face and a
- 12 Dec
Festival Latino: A Fall tradition in LexingtonRead more
The Festival Latino, organized annually by Lexington Parks & Recreation and the Foundation for Latin American and Latino Culture and Arts, is a Fall staple
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