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American Latino Heritage Projects
Theme Study


The Making of the United States: American Latino Theme Study

The National Park Service is undertaking the preparation of the American Latino Theme Study that will increase opportunities for the public to learn about the role of American Latinos in the development of the nation.  The theme study is an outgrowth of the Department of the Interior’s American Latino Heritage Initiative that seeks to raise the profile of American Latino heritage through a range of projects and programs.  The theme study will assist government agencies and the private sector with identifying and evaluating Latino-related places for their historical significance in communities nationwide and the potential nomination of these places to the National Register of Historic Places and for National Historic Landmark designation.  American Latino historic places currently are underrepresented in all official recognition programs at all levels. more... 

National Historic Landmarks Theme Studies

The list of National Historic Landmarks Theme Studies appears here. Theme studies currently available are listed below. Theme studies available electronically are indicated by the link provided from the title.