Muscatine Migrant Committee sign, 1960s.

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Muscatine Migrant Committee sign, 1960s.

Description

The Muscatine Migrant Committee was an organization that advocated for the rights of migrant workers employed in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. This 1960s Muscatine Migrant Committee sign shows the connection between Iowa and Texas, where many of the Mexican Americans who harvested tomatoes each year in the farm fields around Muscatine were from.

Source

Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Description

The Muscatine Migrant Committee was an organization that advocated for the rights of migrant workers employed in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. This 1960s Muscatine Migrant Committee sign shows the connection between Iowa and Texas, where many of the Mexican Americans who harvested tomatoes each year in the farm fields around Muscatine were from.

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Source

Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

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Citation

“Muscatine Migrant Committee sign, 1960s.,” Migration is Beautiful, accessed September 23, 2017, http://migration.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/25198.