• 1995
  • The design received an Honor Award for Architectural Excellence from the West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-WV) in 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • origins
  • Hispanic population is much younger than the rest of the country, less educated, less wealthy, with a very large immigrant component, of no less than two dozen national origins and of every race, with a longer life expectancy than their fellow Americans, and geographically concentrated in the southwestern United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest numbers of Hispanics with Central American origins can be found in California, Texas, and the DC Metropolitan area. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • Other Hispanic and Latino groups come from Spain, and the descendants of the colonial Spanish in Florida, Louisiana, and the US southwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest number of Black Hispanics come from within the Puerto Rican community, while the highest percentage of Black Hispanics among major Hispanic groups come from the Dominican community. (wikipedia.org)
  • soldiers
  • The August 1917 Houston Riot of armed African-American soldiers spurred by racist behavior by some Houston police officials additionally shaped the War Department's decision-making, and the great majority of black soldiers were assigned jobs like the building of roads, unloading of shipping, and other forms of common labor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain
  • Prior to incorporation into the United States of America (and briefly, into Independent Texas), Hispanos had enjoyed a privileged status in the society of New Spain and later in post-colonial Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • Native Americans, such as General Stand Watie's Confederate Cherokee Battalion, fought in their own tribal regiments or battalions on both sides of the Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Texas
  • The influence of Mexican and Mexican-American culture is felt throughout the country, with the epicenter of this influence located in the southwestern United States, including Texas, Nevada, Arizona and Southern California. (wikipedia.org)
  • fight
  • The first black American to fight in a Marine role was John Martin, also known as Keto, the slave of a Delaware man, recruited in April 1776 without his owner's permission by Captain of the Marines Miles Pennington of the Continental brig USS Reprisal. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Cheltenham's athletic teams are known as the Cheltenham Panthers and are members of the PIAA District 1 in the American Conference of the Suburban One League. (wikipedia.org)