May 28, 2022

New Free Ebook from GPO: Hispanic Americans in Congress (1822–2012)

The book was recently made available in two ebook formats.

From the U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore:

Updated through 2012, Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822–2012 is written for a general audience and researched using primary and secondary sources, this book contains a profile of every Hispanic American who has served in Congress. Former Member profiles are introduced by contextual essays that present major events in congressional and U.S. history.


Hispanic Americans in Congress also includes:

  • Pictures—including rarely seen historical images—of each Hispanic American who has served in Congress
  • Bibliographies and references to manuscript collections for each Member
  • Statistical graphs and charts
  • Appendices with Hispanic Members’ committee assignments; committee and subcommittee chairmen and chairwomen; Hispanic Americans in Congress by state and territory; and Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Conference chairmen and chairwomen
  • A comprehensive index

The Ebook is available in EPUB and Mobi (Kindle) formats.

You’ll need to register for a GPO Bookstore account. Then, add the book to your cartcheckout, and then download. You will not be charged.

A PDF version of the book is also available. Download the complete full text or entries for specific members of Congress.

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