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Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964

September 3 - October 26

Free

On exhibit Sept 3 – Oct 26, this Smithsonian exhibition explores the little-known Bracero Program, the largest guest worker program in U.S. history. Millions of Mexican men came to the U.S. on short-term labor contracts between 1942 and 1964.

The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm.

The Museum is closed on Sundays & Mondays and on these holidays:

The 4th of July
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Details

Start:
September 3
End:
October 26
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.cityoflakewales.com/439/lake-wales-museum

Organizer

Lake Wales History Museum
Phone:
863-676-1759
Email:
JDhollander@cityoflakewales.com
Website:
www.cityoflakewales.com/439/lake-wales-museum

Venue

Lake Wales History Museum
325 S Scenic Hwy
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States
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Phone:
863-676-1759

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494