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History Explorer: The Bracero Project

October 9, 2012

During World War II, America began its largest experiment with guest Labor, The Mexican Farm Labor Program. Commonly called the bracero program, this little known chapter of American and Mexican history touched the lives of countless men, women, families, and communities. Learn about the bracero program and the Smithsonian’s initiative to document it with curator Stephen Velasquez.

Music Credit: No Money No Honey All We Got Is Us (The Underscore Orkestra) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

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