September 12, 2022

Primary Source Spotlight: Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

Last Updated on September 11, 2022


Dia de los Muertos Celebration Local Legacies 1999

2010 Dia de los Muertos Parade Flickr photo album Note: Walker’s Point, a neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI, hosts the largest Dia de los Muertos celebration in the state; the local art center invites community members to create ofrendas and other artwork

Día de los Muertos 2014 Day of the Dead, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA USA

Father and Daughter: Dia de los Muertos themed make up and costume Grover Beach, CA October 18, 2014

Chicana poet Laurie Ann Guerrero reading her poem, Día de los Muertos 2015 (27:55)

Dia de Muertos poster 2017

Day of the Dead poster 2017

R. Andrew Chesnut discusses his book Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint event video recording

Breathing Life into the Day of the Dead: the Calaveras of José Guadalupe Posada Picture This blog November 1, 2017

Día de los Muertos: Exploring Images from the Day of the Dead Teaching with the Library of Congress October 29, 2020

Calaveras (skulls) broadsides

Covid-19, Grief, and Dia de los Muertos: An Inquiry Project

Dia de los Muertos National Geographic Society

5 Facts About Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) Smithsonian blog October 30, 2016

Day of the Dead website

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