Grade Range: 5-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
In this searchable online collection, students can explore The Teodoro Vidal collection, one of the most important collections of Puerto Rican material culture in the world. The online collection contains over 50 objects and photographs relating to everyday life, religion, celebrations, and art in Puerto Rico from the 17th through the 20th century. This resource is part of the website entitled A Vision of Puerto Rico: The Teodoro Vidal Collection.
Discovery learning, Multimedia instruction, Museum education
Although introduced by Spanish settlers, the island's carnival celebrations, like mask making, mu...
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Learn about Puerto Rican Carnival with Ramon, who longs to masquerade along with the older boys, ...
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