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Date(s) - 06/30/2016 - 09/03/2016
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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

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Taking to the Road: The Austin Migrant Farmworkers Connection
A Community Photo Exhibit, June 30September 3, 2016

The ESB-MACC continues to solicite migrant farm laborers artifacts such as photographs, clothing, harvesting tools and other objects that may be used for the Taking to the Road: The Austin Migrant Farm-workers Connection exhibit is to be on display in the Community Gallery fromJune 30 – September 3, 2016.  The exhibit will document the lives and stories of local Mexican American Austinites who worked as seasonal or year round migrant farmworkers throughout Texas or other parts of the United States harvesting fruit, vegetables, and other crops during the 1940s to the early 1970s.  Photographs will be scanned for exhibit use and originals will be returned to the owner.  All other materials relevant to the exhibit will be on loan to the ESB-MACC and returned at the end of the exhibition.