Braceros Program Photographs Exhibit

Braceros Collection Exhibit

In honor of Latino/a Heritage Month, the Oregon Multicultural Archives presents “The Braceros Collection” a photographic exhibit documenting the Bracero Program in Oregon.

In 1942 the United States government signed a labor agreement with Mexico that allowed its male citizens to work as farm laborers throughout the U.S. It was known as the Braceros Program. All 102 photos of The Braceros in Oregon Photograph Collection are available online:

The exhibit text panels are available online via a Flickr Set and  as a bonus, be sure to check out another blog post documenting the exhibit installation process.

Exhibit Information:

Dates: September 12 – October 26
Location: OSU Valley Library, 5th Floor, 8:30am – 5pm
Exhibit Curation: Natalia Fernandez, Oregon Multicultural Librarian
Exhibit Design: Christy Turner, OSU Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center Student Worker

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