By Ashley Zurc '07
Salome Machado, who was part of the Class of 1883, was the first
Latina at Smith. Salome came from Cuba and was considered also to
be the first student admitted beyond the boundaries of the United
More information can be found in the College Archives.
A short video titled, "Las Huellas que dejamos" concerns
the Latinas at Smith and the birth of Nosotras. Johanna Gutierrez,
a recently graduated student, used historical documentation as well
as contemporary interviews with Latina woman about their Smith experiences.
Every Latina at Smith should go and view this video.
The video is available in the college archives and its number is:
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More information regarding Nosotras will be