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The Center for Latin American Studies Traveling Suitcases

The Center for Latin American Studies Traveling Suitcases

Traveling Suitcases areare part of the Center for Latin American Studies's free lending library. They artifact collections reflecting daily life in specific countries and regions. Other suitcases represent other aspects of the culture such as music and traditional celebrations. These unique collections of books, toys, music, product packaging, currency, national symbols, and other items have been collected by UF faculty, students, and friends while traveling in Latin America. Many teachers use them as a learning center, letting students handle items and discuss their uses. They are popular for displays during international fairs and Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. The teacher's guide includes an annotated contents list, country information, maps, teaching guidelines, additional... Show More


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