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New Exhibit: Braceros & Women Workers of 1942-1964

To acknowledge the fiftieth anniversary since the end of the bracero program, a special exhibit will be held at Woodland Community College from February 22 to March 31, 2014 Continue reading

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New Mexico Biographies

On my last trip to Santa Fe, I came across a book that has proven to be both interesting and useful: Don Ballis’s New Mexico Historical Biographies (Rio Grande Books, 2011). The book reflects the author’s encyclopedic understanding of the … Continue reading

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The American GI Forum and Presidential Politics

The Texas-based American GI Forum played a pivotal—and still not fully understood—role in the election and administrations of presidents John F. Kennedy (1961–1963) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1963–1968), as well in state and local politics. Continue reading

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