Publication Date

9-2012

Abstract

[Excerpt] National Hispanic Heritage Month began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week. The celebration expanded in 1988 to span a month-long period beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. The independence anniversaries of Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua all occur during this time period.

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Suggested Citation
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012). BLS spotlight on statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month. Washington, D.C.: Author.

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