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Currently on Display: September: Hispanic Heritage Month

undefinedSeptember's book display was dedicated to Hispanic Heritage Month. The display featured a range of works by Hispanic writers, including the 2017 common reading experience title The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez.

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942 – 1964 was also displayed in Atkins Library. This traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of American History highlights an important part of Mexican American history. 

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Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964 is a moving new bilingual exhibition organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). It examines the experiences of bracero workers and their families, providing rich insight into Mexican American history and historical background to today’s debates on guest worker programs. Click here for more information about the exhibit. 

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