Día de los Muertos-CMLL

Dublin Core


Día de los Muertos-CMLL

Alternative Title

Day of the Dead-Dept. Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures

Table Of Contents

General Information/ Información General
The Altars/ Los Altares
The People/ La Gente
The Cemetery/ El Cementerio
Processions & Parades/ Procesiones y Desfiles
El mercado- The market
Chronology/ Cronología


Sol Pelaez
Rosa Vozzo
Julia Kraker
Pilar Martinez


10-17-2023 creation of the virtual exhibition
10-26-2023 to 11-07-2023 first material exhibition on hall of Mitchell Library, MSU

Date Created

10-17-2023 creation of the virtual exhibition

Date Available

10-26-2023 opening of virtual exhibition

Date Copyrighted



Latin American, Festivals, Funeral Rites and Ceremonies, Death, Mourning Customs, Skeleton, Tradition, Tomb


Latin American, 20th and 21 st Century

Spatial Coverage

Oaxaca, Mexico
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Temporal Coverage

2016 (Oaxaca), 2022 (San Miguel de Allende)


English and Spanish



Conforms To



Photographs by Rosa Vozzo (Oaxaca, 2016), Julia Kraker (S. M, de Allende, 2022)
Video by Pilar Martinez (2023)
Map: google map


Copyright of photos belong to the photographers.
Copyright of video belongs to the video creator.
Copyright of general text belongs to all the creators of the collection-exhibition.
Overall exhibition to all the creators.

Rights Holder

Sol Pelaez, Rosa Vozzo, Julia Kraker, Pilar Martinez


Mississippi State University. Mitchell Memorial Library

Accrual Method


Accrual Periodicity

twice a year


Students of MSU, general public

Audience Education Level

College Level, any other level of education


Mississippi State University

Instructional Method

Interactive learner to instructor interaction, student centered, self-navigation of the website, amplifying information, taking Spanish outside the classroom, connecting culture and language acquisition.

Collection Items

Pilar Martinez
Pilar Martinez, standing at her office at MSU.

3 people in street
3 people in the streets with typical dresses, a fourth is blurred. A man in suit with a colorful typical blanket and with a hat with decorations, a woman with orange dressed and hat in the shape of a butterfly, and a man in black suit with tie and a…

Julia Kraker
Official MSU picture of Julia Kraker

Door with yellow flowers
A brown door, with an arch of yellow flowers in the top with the shape of angel wings. Puerta marrón, con un arco de flores amarillas arriba con la forma de alas de angel.

Restaurant with flowers- restaurant con flores
Corner restaurant with all walls covered with magenta flowers and bamboo. One catrina (skeleton with skirt) and another skeleton, on sides of the door. Un restaurant en una esquina cubierto de flores magentas y bambú. A los lados de la puerta, una…

Cemetery with flowers- cementerio con flores
Oaxaca cemetery with trees, and orange marigolds. Daytime. Cementerio de Oaxaca con árboles y caléndulas naranjas. De día.

Rosa Vozo
Portrait of Rosa Vozzo at her office. In the background a sign saying Day of the Dead.
Retrato de Rosa Vozzo en su oficina. En el fondo, un cartel diciendo Day of the Dead.

Round Altar- altar redondo
Round altar in floor made by marigolds with photographs and candles. In the back a high table with a mirror. Altar redondo hecho con caléndulas con fotos y velas. En el fondo una mesa alta con espejo.

Smily girl in Oaxaca cemetery at night.
Smily girl in Oaxaca cemetery at night. She is attending a tomb, there are candles, red gladiolos, and a big metal cross. Behind there is someone. Chica sonriendo en el cementerio de Oaxaca de noche. Ella está arreglando la tumba, hay unas velas,…
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