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Latino Employment Service Center

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Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum
Photographer.photographer:
Dorwin, Harold
Physical description:
1 slide: col. ; 2 x 2 in
Culture:
Hispanic Americans
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1994
Summary:
The Latino Employment Service Center features the flag of Washington D.C. which consists of three stars above two bars.This flag indicates that the Latino Employment Service Center is a District of Columbia government agency. The Latino Employment Center is associated with the D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES). The Department of Employment Services was created to provide employment services to improve the life of the District residents. They used a wide range of resources to impact the workforce, economy and employment of D.C.'s residents. Adams Morgan is a part of Ward 1, located in Northwest Washington, D.C. According to 1990 census data, Ward 1 had a population that was 18% Latino and 60% Black Non-Hispanic. This is the highest percentage of Latinos in Washington, D.C. and one of the most diverse wards in Washington, D.C. at the time.
Cite as:
Black Mosaic Research Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Employment
Buildings
Local number:
ACMA S000012
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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